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  • RFID News Roundup

    Confidex launches new NFC RFID stickers and heavy-duty NFC RFID tag; Printronix unveils Short-Pitch RFID technology for thermal printer; Malaysia Sabah University, in Borneo, leverages TagMaster RFID technology for attendance, asset security; Awarepoint, Rauland-Borg partner to streamline nursing and patient workflows; I.D. Systems unveils analytics for industrial vehicle fleets.

  • Arizona Greenhouse Employs RFID to Track Workers' Tasks

    By Claire Swedberg

    With the use of tags and readers, Eurofresh Farms knows which plants have been tended or harvested by which workers, and can automatically provide that information to its payroll software.

  • Cubic Global Tracking Gets Approval for RF Sensors on Planes

    By Mark Roberti

    The FAA says the company's low-power mesh-networking devices will not interfere with an airplane's navigational equipment.

  • Massachusetts General Expands RFID System for Inventory Management

    By Mark Roberti

    The hospital plans to install additional RFID-enabled cabinets after the system has achieved a significant ROI in interventional radiology.

  • Grand Rapids Library Adopts UHF RFID Technology

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Michigan library believes it is the first public system to use UHF RFID in North America, enabling it to speed up checkout, track check-in, provide security and manage inventory.

  • Omni-ID Introduces Printable On-Metal RFID Labels

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's new thin inlays, models IQ 400 and IQ 600, are available as adhesive labels that can be printed and encoded on a thermal printer. Several companies are now testing the tags.

  • RFID Journal to Host First Conference in Brazil

    The inaugural event will highlight how companies across the South American nation and around the world are benefiting from RFID technologies.

  • RFID News Roundup

    India's state of Maharashtra adopts Confidex AVI technology for border checkpoints; IDTronic intros Bluebox Basic UHF RFID reader supporting four external antennas; Hong Kong RFID announces system for electronic fuel delivery management; Balluff releases new version of its RFID system; CipherLab announces availability of UHF handheld Bluetooth RFID reader; SupplyPro unveils new RFID-enabled industrial tablet; Miami expands use of smart-card solution on its Metrorail to the airport.

  • ASSA ABLOY Creates NFC Solution that Uses Phones to Open Doors, Grant Computer Access

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's Seos system is being trialed around the world to provide access to secured areas and equipment via a tap of an NFC-enabled phone against an RFID reader.

  • Arkansas Jeweler Cuts Inventory Time By 75 Percent With RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    A UHF system from Northern Apex enables Sissy's Log Cabin to conduct inventories of its jewelry, as well as determine when an item is misplaced or missing.

  • Hong Kong Union Hospital Adopts RFID Temperature Sensors for Pediatric Patients

    By Claire Swedberg

    The system enables the children to have a better night's sleep, and also provides nurses with real-time readings of temperature and other vital signs.

  • Hitachi Chemical Markets Tiny UHF Tag

    By Claire Swedberg

    Measuring only 2.5 millimeters in length and width, the Ultra-Small Package tag has a read range that can be boosted by means of an external antenna or other metallic object.

  • Electronics Retail Store Reveals Pilot Results

    By Mark Roberti

    Grupo Éxito, in Colombia, reports that during a three-month trial, RFID reduced inventory costs by 93 percent and inventory losses by 60 percent.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Swiss Post begins tracking trays of letters via RFID; automotive plants in Germany and North America adopt Ubisense's RTLS; Xerafy introduces specialty RFID tags designed for the construction and gas-distribution industries; EMVCo and NFC Forum collaborate to optimize NFC development and testing processes; Getac UK intros rugged tablet with glove-friendly touchscreen and optional RFID reader.

  • Zebra Uses Its Own Dart RTLS Technology to Boost Warehouse Efficiency

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company estimates that the real-time location system saves the warehouse 451 man-hours per month.

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