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  • Murata Mass-Produces 'World's Smallest HF Tag'

    By Claire Swedberg

    The 3.2-millimeter tag can be attached to a range of objects, enabling item-level tracking of goods via an NFC-enabled phone or other reader compliant with the ISO 15693 standard.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Confidex expands tag family for IT and enterprise asset-tracking applications; Elpas announces new Man-Down Emergency Call Transmitter; Internet of Things gains real-world traction, according to new study; NXP, Identive partner on NFC cashless-payment solution in India; AeroScout markets RFID-enabled evacuation-monitoring solution; NFC Forum publishes analog specification to promote device interoperability.

  • Embedded RFID Tags Help Make This Book a Good Read

    By Claire Swedberg

    A book about hot-air ballooning incorporates tags that can be read via an NFC-enabled phone to access more information, or be encoded with new data for others to view.

  • German Parking Garage Installs Moisture- and Corrosion-Sensing RFID Tags

    By Rhea Wessel

    The passive tags, embedded in the facility's cement supports and roof, can be read using a handheld device, to provide an early warning of any problems.

  • VA to Reassess Contract, Proposals for Nationwide RTLS Deployments

    By Claire Swedberg

    In a decision regarding a protest filed by IBM, the U.S. Governmental Accountability Office requested that the Department of Veterans Affairs reconsider vendor proposals, based on specific changes to its assessment procedures.

  • French Project Aims to Create Holistic RFID Solutions

    By Claire Swedberg

    Spearheaded by Tagsys, the $32 million Spinnaker project will develop new ways of using passive HF and UHF RFID tags and readers to gain visibility throughout the supply chain.

  • Snagg's RFID Chips Help Catch Thieves and, Occasionally, Murderers

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's hosted server and microchips, based on animal-tracking technology, enable users to confirm ownership of items recovered by police or identified at a pawnshop.

  • FineLine Launches NFC RFID Tag and Label Service Bureau

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's customers can place an order online for NFC labels encoded with IDs linked to a URL, or other content or services, such as verifying that product is genuine.

  • RFID News Roundup

    CNRFID, NRFLab collaborate to offer EPC-compliant UHF RFID tag tests; NFC technology supports Rock the Vote campaign; HID Global deploys Voyantic Tagsurance UHF tester for tag quality control; ADR Software to provide real-time workforce info for Baltimore and D.C. construction projects; Diamond Pet Foods adopts iGPS RFID-tagged plastic pallets; RFID Hotel acquired by Lodging Access Systems.

  • Large Spanish Hospital Adopts RFID to Manage Patients, Assets

    By Claire Swedberg

    University Hospital of Valencia (La Fe) is using ZigBee-based RFID tags and readers to help improve the efficiency and quality of patient care, as well as reduce the risk of errors.

  • Lebanese Bank Tracks Assets at 50+ Branches Via RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    Banque Libano-Francaise is using a UHF EPC Gen 2 solution from ASAP Systems to manage inventory at all of its branches.

  • Texas Ophthalmology Clinics to Address Wait Times With RTLS

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Key-Whitman Eye Center is installing a hybrid IR and RFID system from Versus to reduce patients' wait times and visit lengths.

  • RFID Tracks Arrests for Florida Sheriff's Office

    By Claire Swedberg

    Guardian RFID's Arrestee Management System, installed in time for the Tampa Republican National Convention, will provide the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office with an automated method for tracking every step of the booking process.

  • Marlin Steel Introduces RFID-Enabled Baskets to Aid Manufacturing

    By Claire Swedberg

    The system is designed to increase visibility in the assembly process, to track components' locations and to ensure that a company has the correct quantity of parts on hand.

  • Banner Engineering Adds Photoelectric Sensor to Wireless Product Line

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's Q45 sensor and SureCross gateway enable users to have machinery automatically start or stop, based on what the sensor detects, or to facilitate supply replenishment.

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