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  • Hospital Pharmacy Keeps Emergency Medication Kits in Check

    By Claire Swedberg

    The University of Maryland Medical Center's solution, from Kit Check, employs an RFID reader station to identify which medications are loaded onto a crash cart's tray, and which require replenishment.

  • McCarran International Airport Expands Its RFID Baggage-Handling System

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Las Vegas airport's new Terminal 3 includes a Vanderlande solution with Motorola RFID readers and antennas, to track the screening and sortation of bags departing from the airport.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Radiant RFID implements asset tracking for Chicago-area bus-transit agency; TagMaster intros new active RFID reader for outdoor use; ASAP Systems' RFID-enabled online inventory-management software now integrates with QuickBooks; Tectus, Kathrein team up on RFID readers and antennas for use within explosive environments; Applied Nanotech unveils low-cost micron copper ink for electronic applications; VeriFone selected for contactless-payment rollout in Mexico City

  • Truecount Launches 'RFID in a Briefcase' Solution to Simplify Retailers' Deployments

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company has released RFID 2-GO, a complete EPC Gen 2 system loaded into a case, enabling small or midsize retailers to begin tracking inventory without installing fixed readers.

  • RFID Authenticates Italian Art Glass

    By Claire Swedberg

    Linea Murano Art, a gallery in Italy, is testing the use of NFC tags to assure buyers that the displayed works are genuine, and to provide information regarding those items.

  • Veterans Affairs Implementing RTLS Across Seven Midwest Hospitals

    By Claire Swedberg

    The facilities, located in Indiana, Illinois and Michigan, are installing six different types of real-time location systems, as well as passive RFID tags and other auto-ID technologies, with all data managed by Intelligent InSites software on a single platform.

  • Cadbury Offers RFID-enabled Treats During Summer Olympics

    By Claire Swedberg

    The candy company is using a UHF solution from Dwinq at Cadbury House, its temporary exhibit in London's Hyde Park, to allow visitors to share pictures with their Facebook friends.

  • Laundry Company Commercializes Its RFID Sortation System

    By Claire Swedberg

    Village Uniform and Linen's system, codeveloped with Datamars, enables industrial laundry companies to track the washing process of customers' uniforms, mats and linens automatically.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Impinj secures $21 million equity financing from investment firms; Trimble announces RFID reader for Nomad handheld; Argonne, Evigia finalize licensing agreement for hazmat-tracking RFID sensor technology; Infinite Peripherals unveils RFID reader for the iPad; William Frick & Co. to distribute solar-powered UHF tag.

  • RFID Journal Announces Final Agenda for RFID in Health Care 2012

    The event will focus on educating health-care providers about how radio frequency identification technology is helping to improve patient safety and operations.

  • SML Group Buys CGP Labels

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Hong Kong-based company plans to use its acquisition of the U.S. label maker to expand its RFID tag production and R&D capabilities, as well as its global service bureaus.

  • Hersheypark Uses RFID System to Let Visitors Pay Without Wallet

    By Claire Swedberg

    The park's visitors can wear wristbands containing built-in RFID tags to make purchases via a prepaid account.

  • RFID-enabled Lockers Help U.K. Organizations Manage Electronic Equipment

    By Claire Swedberg

    Britain's Highways Agency, police departments and schools are using Traka's lockers to monitor the storage of radios and other devices, as well as those who use that equipment, and when.

  • 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.

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