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  • Norwegian Group Tracks Super-Chilled Meat

    By Claire Swedberg

    The project was designed to study the ability of RFID sensor tags to track the temperatures of fresh legs of lamb as they were transported by truck from slaughterhouse to distribution center.

  • Asco Tracks Component-Building Tools Via RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    An EPC Gen 2 system provided by Zetes-RFIDea enables the aircraft-components manufacturer to more easily track the location and maintenance of its machining tools.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Intelligent InSites intros Business Intelligence solution, new consulting service; Xerafy announces Global Trak, a broadband on-, off-metal EPC RFID tag; HID Global adds flexible broadband UHF tag to portfolio; retail tech provider I Love Velvet intros solution for mobile NFC payments; Cachapuz Bilanciai RFID solution optimizes logistics at Indian cement plant.

  • U.S. Berry Company Implements RFID to Help Stem Potential Losses

    By Claire Swedberg

    The firm is deploying an Intelleflex RFID system after piloting the technology at a packing plant in Mexico, as well as at distribution centers in the United States.

  • Treehouse Labs Unveils iPhone RFID System for Locating People and Things

    By Claire Swedberg

    The solution consists of application software, active tags and an RFID reader built into a case that snaps onto the phone. In the future, the tags could be combined with sensors to monitor such things as an athlete's concussion risk.

  • Great Wolf Lodge Combines Storytelling With RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    The waterpark resort has deployed a game that employs tagged stuffed toy animals to provide an interactive storytelling experience for children.

  • GS1 Releases Privacy-Assessment Tool for RFID Users

    By Claire Swedberg

    The software application is intended to help companies assess any privacy risks that may result from their use of RFID technology, determine if they meet the European Commission's privacy recommendations and show them how to take corrective actions, if necessary.

  • RFID News Roundup

    GAO RFID launches two high-performance UHF RFID readers; Avery Dennison expands retail branding and information solutions to Russia; NXP partners with Glodyne Technoserve to provide access to banking, other services in rural India; Fenwal signs deal to become exclusive provider of Biolog-id blood-tracking system; Ortho-tag signs licensing deal with University of Pittsburgh; Engineered Systems improves crane safety with RFID-enabled inspection software.

  • RFID Readers Installed at U.S.-Mexican Bridges to Help Ease Traffic Congestion

    By Claire Swedberg

    To better measure traffic flow, the Texas Transportation Institute and private R&D organization Battelle have installed a system that reads government-issued passive UHF tags attached to the windshields of northbound commercial traffic.

  • Ad Agency Kicks Back With an RFID-activated Beer Dispenser

    By Claire Swedberg

    At its Boston headquarters, Arnold Worldwide has installed a vending machine that uses RFID to dispense and manage the quantity of craft beer that it provides free to its staff.

  • Intrusion-Detecting Sensors Protect Borders, Troops

    By Claire Swedberg

    Lockheed Martin and Textron each offer active wireless mesh-network systems to the military and private sector, to monitor movements or hazardous conditions.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Terso Solutions launches new RFID-enabled freezer; Omni Dallas Hotel tags RFID for uniform tracking; UPM RFID opens online store for its partners to sell NFC tags; NXP intros NFC-enabled reader IC supporting all 13.56 MHz protocols; Austriamicrosystems demos standalone NFC MicroSD; HID Global, Sony unveil NFC-enabled contactless smart-card reader platform for laptop and mobile device market.

  • Tagsys, ICM Airport Technics Market RFID Bag Tag to Airlines

    By Claire Swedberg

    The tag, based on the one used by Qantas, can not only be used to streamline baggage check-in at airports that have deployed RFID readers, but also display flight data on its built-in electronic-paper screen at non-RFID-equipped facilities.

  • Registration Now Open for RFID Journal's 10th Annual Event

    RFID Journal LIVE! 2012 will feature more than 50 case studies presented by leading end users, as well as solutions from more than 175 technology companies.

  • Colombian Retailer Crystal Vestimundo Plans Second Item-Level RFID Pilot

    By Mark Roberti

    Results of its first three-month pilot showed a significant reduction in labor associated with the shipping, receiving and inventorying of tagged apparel items; now, the company is preparing to run a more ambitious in-store trial.

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