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  • RFID News Roundup

    Xerafy Intros New Read-on-Metal RFID Label; Pennsylvania medical center adds RFID for parking management; Smartrac reaches one-billion milestone of providing RFID inlays, Prelams with wire-embedding technology; Insignia Hospitality Group's hotels install RFID locks; Awarepoint acquires new clients, deployments; Bosch Group, University of St. Gallen partner on R&D for the Internet of Things.

  • Supervalu Manages Trailer Yard Via RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    PINC Solutions' Yard Hound system enables the company to view its trailers' locations throughout the yard, based on location data captured by truck-mounted readers.

  • Registration Now Open for RFID Journal LIVE! 2013

    RFID Journal's 11th annual conference will feature more than 50 case studies presented by leading end users, as well as solutions from more than 200 technology companies.

  • Norwegian Recycler Tracks Empty Cans and Bottles

    By Claire Swedberg

    Norsk Resirk is using an RFID solution from ACT Systems to track bags of recyclable materials, with plans to expand the technology's use to all of its processing plants, as well as at pickup sites and for truck drivers.

  • Australian Oil Refinery Construction Site Tries Out RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    A global energy company hopes to use the technology to track the locations of hundreds of thousands of assets, to ensure that none are lost and work is not delayed.

  • 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.

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