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  • Cybra Survey Finds 2.5 Times More RFID Users Than in 2008

    By Claire Swedberg

    The RFID software provider discovered that 54 percent of respondents are currently utilizing the technology, with 81 percent expecting to recoup their investment within three years.

  • Memorial Medical Center-Lufkin Tracks Asset Locations Via Passive EPC Tags

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Texas hospital is the first to use a low-priced solution from U.S Med-Equip that involves bar-code scanners, handheld UHF readers and a hosted server.

  • U.S. Navy Tests Show Visible Assets' Readers, Tags Can Operate at Zero Safe Separation Distance to Ordnance

    By Paul Prince

    The results, the company reports, confirm that its RuBee tags can be installed directly on or built into explosive devices, and be combined with a variety of sensors, to help diagnose and manage the maintenance, use and decommissioning of munitions.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Market-research firms predict strong RFID growth for data centers, apparel sector; RF Code advances its temperature-monitoring technology for the data center; Tempsys adds Wi-Fi capability to its RFID-enabled temperature sensors; Oil and gas booming with help from wireless sensors; TagMaster receives new order from Bombardier for Sao Paulo metro line; Barco intros new ultra-slim UHF RFID antenna; HID Global achieves ATEX certification for tags.

  • New York Hospital Queens Tests RFID Inventory System

    By Claire Swedberg

    The acute-care facility has installed LogiTag's Smart Cabinets and StockBox to automate the management of medical devices and consumables.

  • Future-Patch Technology Tracks Cable and Port Connections

    By Claire Swedberg

    The system allows IT networks, such as one installed at the City of Reutlingen, to manage the connection of every cable to the appropriate port, and can issue an alert if the wrong cable and port connection is made, thus reducing network errors that could lead to down time.

  • At Edmonton's Aggregate-Recycling Facilities, RFID Provides an Extra Eye

    By Claire Swedberg

    The system alerts drivers in the event that an accident may be imminent, based on data from tags worn by personnel walking in the area, as well as readers installed on trucks.

  • J.C. Penney CEO Predicts RFID Will Help Create a Transformational Shopping Experience

    By Paul Prince

    Ron Johnson says he expects that the retailer will start affixing radio frequency identification tags to 100 percent of its merchandise this year, and begin using the technology in 2013 to enable self-checkout.

  • RFID News Roundup

    InvoTech launches wireless handheld RFID solution for linens, uniforms; RAND Corp. publishes EC-funded report on RFID's environmental impact and use in recycling; Montie Design releases portable RFID Field Detector; Merrick opens subsidiary in Oslo, Norway, to serve Europe's oil and gas industry; Altierre unveils e-paper product line of digital price tags, signs; French agency releases study on supermarket pricing errors.

  • Finnish Transport Agency to Track Railcar Health Via RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    An RFID solution from Vilant, linked to a system that monitors the axles and wheels of passing railcars, will allow Liikennevirasto to identify cars that may require servicing, as well as monitor traffic conditions.

  • Third Annual RFID Journal LIVE! LatAm Event to be Held in Buenos Aires

    The conference will highlight how companies across Latin America are using RFID technology to improve their operations and bottom line.

  • RFID Adds Security, Sophistication to Multitouch Exhibit Tables

    By Amy Lipton

    Ideum is incorporating the technology into its latest multitouch display tables, providing improved administrative access and on-the-fly application switching.

  • Tanning Salon Products Manufacturer Shines a Light on Product Diversion

    By Claire Swedberg

    New Sunshine is using a UHF RFID system from WS Packaging to track shipments of its Designer Skin products, thereby creating a record that it can trace if goods are diverted to another outlet.

  • Michelin Uses RFID to Track Tire Pressure and Tread for London Bus Company

    By Claire Swedberg

    The tires on Stagecoach London's double-decker buses are equipped with passive EPC RFID tags and wireless air-pressure sensors that record a tire's pressure and tread depth within a matter of seconds.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Ekahau intros anti-theft Wi-Fi tag for laptop and tablet computers; Smartrac launches high-temperature hard tag for industrial applications; Secura Key announces new standalone reader kit; Harting unveils box with integrated reader, power supply and network switch; Louisville skyscraper adopts TagMaster and HID technology to automate parking access; Chido fast-food restaurant adds NFC-enabled loyalty program.

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