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  • TSA Installs RFID-enabled Screening System at Atlanta Airport to Cut Wait Times

    By Clare Swedberg

    The U.S. agency is piloting an automated system for screening carry-on bags and items that uses RFID-tagged bins, linking each bin's tag ID with photo and X-ray images of its contents.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Thinfilm helps Hopsy deliver smart beer to craft brew market ••• Confidex unveils secure RFID label with NXP Ucode DNA chip ••• Genesis Health System implements RFID-enabled nurse-call system ••• Turck says new ARGEE technology can help factories simplify RFID integration ••• Beacons set to drive coupon redemption, according to Juniper Research ••• United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust deploys RTLS.

  • Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals' ICUs in Delhi Use RFID to Track Equipment

    By Claire Swedberg

    The intensive care units now know in which zone each of their 300 critical-care assets was last detected; the organization plans to expand its deployment to another hospital.

  • DOD Sees Tiny RFID Chip as a Way to Verify Electronics

    By Claire Swedberg

    DARPA's SHIELD project, headed by Northrop Grumman, is developing an RFID dielet with a sensor to prove the authenticity and integrity of an integrated circuit or other electronic component.

  • RFID Tracks Surgical Tools, Assets at Ixtapaluca Hospital

    By Claire Swedberg

    Three operating rooms and 500 surgical instruments have been RFID-enabled, with plans to expand the deployment to all surgical units, to ensure that no tools are missing before or after an operation.

  • Disney Research Explores Ways to Add RFID Intelligence to Robots, Toys

    By Claire Swedberg

    Walt Disney Co.'s lab network, together with scientists from MIT, the University of Washington and Carnegie Mellon, has developed systems that the company could use to help robots identify individuals, as well as to track everyday interactions between people and things.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    George Mason University chooses HID Global ID card solution ••• William Frick & Co. unveils UHF RFID tags with two dual-record memory ••• PLI, Smartrac, NXP join forces to provide secure RFID cards to hospitality market ••• TSA, Delta Air Lines test RFID to speed up screening process ••• Impinj releases IoT Connector software for SAP's Hybris Commerce ••• MTI Wireless Edge announces two new RFID antennas.

  • Sport Zone Raises Inventory Accuracy With RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    Following a two-store pilot that found UHF RFID raised inventory accuracy to 99 percent, boosting sales, the sporting goods retailer is now deploying the technology at eight other stores.

  • RFID Prevents Johnson Controls' Containers from Being Lost

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company recouped its investment in RFID soon after tagging 876,000 reusable containers used to transport car seats and their components, and installing SLS' smartPORTALs at 600 dock doors within 37 facilities.

  • HID Global Offers RFID-enabled Fuel-Management Solution

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's identiFUEL system consists of passive RFID tags for vehicles, readers on fuel nozzles, and controller units to collect data and forward it to the company's fuel-management software.

  • SMARTRAC, RFMicron Release Passive RFID Temperature Sensor Technology

    By Claire Swedberg

    The new sensors enable users to track the temperatures of products or assets via low-cost disposable passive RFID tags and off-the-shelf UHF EPC Gen 2 readers.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Impinj enhances ItemSense software, unveils Monza 4i tag chip ••• NXP intros Icode DNA chip for secure vicinity applications ••• Trimble unveils ThingMagic Sargas RFID reader ••• TrackX, Quest Solution partner to accelerate asset-tracking implementations ••• CYBRA announces RFID Lock & EnCode SmartSeal ••• RR Donnelley, Smartrac collaborate on smart packaging solutions ••• Metalcraft RFID tags perform well in university study.

  • Ubisense Introduces AngleID to Provide Low-Cost, Real-Time Zone Location

    By Claire Swedberg

    The sensor, the company says, can be set up in 10 minutes and supports five configurable zones for monitoring the locations of objects fitted with Ubisense active tags.

  • Aegis Sciences Corp. Manages Bio Samples More Efficiently With RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    The forensic toxicology and health-care sciences testing lab is using a UHF RFID system to track the storage and processing of blood and tissue samples.

  • RFID Drives Efficiency for Kia Vehicle Finishing and Shipment

    By Claire Swedberg

    U.K. logistics provider Paragon Automotive is using passive UHF RFID tags to track the receipt, finishing, storage and shipment of cars at its workshops and outdoor storage compound.

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