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  • Motorola Solutions Adds RFID-Enabled Knobs to Radios

    By Claire Swedberg

    The volume knob, which can be retrofitted into the company's Mototrbo two-way radios, enables users to conduct inventory counts of 50 radios in six seconds, instead of four minutes.

  • Sanitag Focuses on Health-care RTLS Solutions

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Turkish company has developed systems specifically for tracking patients and personnel in psychiatric clinics and neonatal wards, as well as for managing assets at hospitals and in ambulances.

  • Iconeme Launches Bluetooth Beacon Solution for Mannequins

    By Claire Swedberg

    The VMBeacon system includes beacons and a smartphone app that enables shoppers to learn more about a garment on display in a store or window, and to purchase that product online—even if the store is closed.

  • 'High Function' Passive UHF Tag Supports Built-in Sensors, Display Screen

    By Claire Swedberg

    Powercast Corp. and Vanguard ID co-developed the tag, which uses power harvested from an interrogator to energize sensors and transmit that sensor data back to the reader, up to 25 feet away.

  • Turck Releases Small, Low-Cost, Short-Range UHF Reader for Industrial Use

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Q120, with a 3-meter read range, is sized to fit into a small alcove or other location where it is less likely to be damaged in a manufacturing environment.

  • Vital Entertainment Cuts Equipment Loss, Boosts Efficiency at Film Production Sites

    By Claire Swedberg

    The solution, from Dominate RFID, consists of an RFID reader that plugs into a smartphone or tablet running an app for managing lenses, cameras and other equipment fitted with passive UHF tags.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Jamison RFID introduces NeWave antenna portals; Smartrac announces plans for tags made with Impinj Monza R6 chip, partnership with Hanmi IT; Zebra names Working Bikes as winner of 'Imagine More' social-media contest; Xtreme RFID unveils Ideate Service for custom tag development; Infinx Services offers anti-counterfeiting and product-validation solution.

  • Checkpoint Partners With Mojix to Offer Passive RTLS in Stores

    By Claire Swedberg

    The system, using Checkpoint software and Mojix's OmniSense UHF reader and antenna array, is being tested by a high-value apparel retailer to make inventory tracking for replenishment and business analytics "hands-free."

  • Dolphin RFID Launches Solutions for Tourism, Equipment Maintenance

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Indian company's new offerings are designed to bring visibility to very different industries—one for monitoring the maintenance of equipment or parts, another that enables private tour businesses to track clients and their baggage.

  • Zebra Buys Motorola Solutions' Enterprise Business

    By Claire Swedberg

    With the purchase of a major supplier of fixed and handheld RFID readers, Zebra will now be one of the world's largest providers of RFID hardware, including printers, encoders and readers, as well as software.

  • Smartrac Group and RFMicron to Develop Passive Sensor Tags

    By Claire Swedberg

    Smartrac will offer a new line of EPC Gen 2 passive UHF inlays containing antennas that act as sensors able to detect humidity, pressure and other conditions.

  • M2M Spectrum Launches Nationwide Wireless Machine-to-Machine Network

    By Claire Swedberg

    The new company intends to deploy its network in 194 cities this year, to enable data from RFID readers and other types of devices to be sent to Internet-based servers without requiring a cellular or Wi-Fi connection.

  • Jamison's Miniature Reader Portal Being Trialed by Hospital, University

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Mini-Hawk, a smaller version of Jamison's Hawk, is designed to be a low-cost and easy way to install an EPC Gen 2 reader in a small space.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Zebra Technologies debuts new solutions and IoT applications; William Frick & Co. introduces two new SmartMark RFID tags; Murata expands HF RFID tag family for tracking, certification and authentication applications; Q-Track unveils near-field RFID tag that weighs less than 2 ounces; RFTrail announces new RFID cart auditing tool for auditing assets; Xtreme RFID, Vizenex announce new mount-on-metal tag; Alien Technology launches European commercial four-port fixed UHF reader.

  • RFID Journal Announces Winners of Its Eighth Annual Awards

    By RFID Journal

    Marks & Spencer, Bechtel, Hy-Vee, Post Foods and NXP Semiconductors were among this year's honorees.

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