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  • Gador to Track Drugs in Argentina

    By Claire Swedberg

    The pharmaceutical company will employ an EPC Gen 2 RFID system to reduce the risk of counterfeiting, by applying a tag to each high-value product it ships.

  • RFID Journal LIVE! 2011 to Feature Live, End-to-End Apparel Supply Chain Demo

    GS1 US and leading technology providers will show, in the event's exhibit hall, individual apparel items being tagged at the source and tracked through a distribution center and a retail store to the point of sale.

  • German Label Manufacturer Boosts Shipments

    By Claire Swedberg

    Herma is using RFID tags and readers to track the locations of adhesive labels within its warehouse, based on the whereabouts of forklifts that pick up and deposit the pallets loaded with those labels.

  • ASICS Uses RFID to Inspire Marathon Runners

    By Claire Swedberg

    The manufacturer of running shoes and clothing is using the technology to provide video and images of friends and family members to racers as they pass RFID readers.

  • A Flurry of High-Memory Tags Take Flight

    By Claire Swedberg

    Marubeni Chemix and Xerafy are the latest companies to announce high-memory UHF passive tags for aircraft components, such as those being made for Airbus' A350 wide-body.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Psion and CAEN RFID unveil UHF-RFID snap-on for the Ikon; Rush Tracking Systems releases Orchestrator for RFID-enabled forklifts; Zebra offers RXi4 RFID printer-encoder to EMEA market; ROC IT Solutions delivers RFID-enabled solution to medical device manufacturer; Cedar Rapids library uses RFID to sort items for shelving; RF Code signs ITM Communications as first U.K. partner; TagMaster, SKIDATA partner on long-range UHF.

  • RFID Tracks Wooden Utility Poles at the Factory and in the Field

    By Claire Swedberg

    Cox Industries is using EPC Gen 2 tags to manage the storage and shipment of poles that it makes, while a South Carolina city is employing similar tags to manage its poles' inspection and maintenance.

  • Tageos Makes RFID Inlays on Paper, Eliminating Plastic Substrate

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's passive RFID labels will be 10 to 30 percent cheaper than traditional ones, and more sustainable, Tageos says, due to a manufacturing process that creates an RFID inlay directly on the label itself.

  • Avery Dennison Opens European Customer Design and Innovation Center

    By Rhea Wessel

    The company views the new center, located in the heart of Germany's industrial belt, as a key part of its efforts to promote the use of RFID tags attached to apparel.

  • Schneider Electric Lays Groundwork for Tracking Circuit Boards via RFID

    By Rhea Wessel

    The solution involves the installation of an EPC Gen 2 RFID chip directly onto the printed circuit boards that the company incorporates into its products, with the board's ground plain serving as a tag antenna.

  • In Haiti, RFID Tracks Drinking Water

    By Claire Swedberg

    Deep Springs International is using NFC-enabled phones provided by Nokia Research Center, as well as software designed by a U.C. Berkeley professor, to track chlorine levels in household drinking water.

  • RFID Journal Launches Radio Call-in Show

    A new program, airing every Friday, will feature Mark Roberti, RFID Journal's founder and editor, interviewing radio frequency identification experts and taking listener questions live on the air.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Google takes NFC-enabled search service to Las Vegas; WinWare intros new RFID-enabled tooling, materials-management solution; IATA, GSMA publish paper on benefits of NFC RFID to airlines, travelers; academic researchers develop wireless sensor technology for bridge safety.

  • RFID Journal LIVE! 2011 to Feature RFID-Enhanced Social-Media Networking Seminar

    This new preconference seminar, sponsored by ODIN and being held on Apr. 12, will focus on the ways in which radio frequency identification enhances social networking by linking real-world experiences to networking sites.

  • RFID Journal Offers New RFID in Health Care Report and RTLS ROI Calculator for Health-Care Professionals

    The report and return-on-investment tool will be sold online and given away to attendees of the RFID in Health Care preconference at this year's RFID Journal LIVE! event.

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