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  • To Keep Drugs from Expiring, Hospital Tests Intelliguard System

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The San Diego facility hopes to save costs by deploying MEPS Real-Time's drug-management system, which uses RFID-enabled drug-dispensing cabinets in conjunction with standard EPC Gen 2 tags.

  • Arkansas Radio Compliance Center Aims to Avert Clashing Requirements

    By Claire Swedberg

    The University of Arkansas' new facility is testing EPC Gen 2 passive RFID inlays submitted by tag makers, and hopes to harmonize item-level usage by providing results to retailers and goods suppliers free of charge.

  • RFID Gives Pokertronic Its Strong Suit

    By Rhea Wessel

    The company says its RFID-enabled poker table and cards make it easier for casinos, clubs and TV-production businesses to offer spectators a glance into players' hands.

  • Self-contained RFID Cube Helps Keep Out Foreign Material

    By Claire Swedberg

    Access Solutions has devised a turnkey unit that employs EPC Gen 2 tags and readers to streamline the tracking of workers and tools entering and exiting protected areas of power plants and other facilities.

  • RFID News Roundup

    GS1, UPU sign up for new era of cooperation; Xiangyun Tobacco Co. puts RFID to work on quality; ThingMagic Mercury6e RFID reader module hits the market; iGPS announces customer wins of Kettle, Ken's Foods; Cubic acquires XIO Strategies.

  • BT Global Services Offers Retailers a Packaged System for Item-Level Tracking

    By Claire Swedberg

    The solution includes RFID tags and readers, Omnitrol's RFID appliance and software, and BT Global Services' networked server for storing and sharing inventory and supply chain data.

  • Motorola Exec Says the Company's Split, Effective Today, Is Good for RFID

    By Mark Roberti

    Bob Sanders, senior VP and GM of the newly created Motorola Solutions division, says more investment will be made in radio frequency identification technology.

  • Cleor Strikes Gold With RFID Solution

    By Claire Swedberg

    The custom system enables the French jewelry retailer to read RFID tags on each item of jewelry at its distribution center, as well as in stores, reducing manual labor and improving shipment accuracy.

  • U.K. Software Startup Aims to Simplify RFID Deployments

    By Mark Roberti

    RedBite, a company founded by members of the Auto-ID Lab at Cambridge, is offering a track-and-trace platform designed to be highly configurable and easy to deploy.

  • Boeing, Fujitsu to Offer Airlines a Holistic RFID Solution

    By Claire Swedberg

    The system will include all hardware, middleware, software and integration required by airlines or other customers to track aircraft components in five unique use cases.

  • French Blood Institution Seeks Governmental Guidance

    By Claire Swedberg

    Following RFID pilots led by the organization that manages France's blood-donor centers, the French Agency for the Safety of Health Products is considering the creation of a protocol for the use of radio frequency identification on blood products in that country.

  • Mars, Rewe, Deutsche Post and Lufthansa Cargo Work on SmaRTI

    By Rhea Wessel

    The German project's participants, which also include the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics and CHEP Deutschland, are designing smart reusable transport items that can guide themselves through the supply chain.

  • RFID News Roundup

    AeroScout announces Wi-Fi RFID tag that withstands surgical-equipment sterilization processes; CSL unveils ultra-thin RFID antenna development kit for shelving applications; Ascendent ID announces RFID-based automated load-tracking solution; Trimble embedded RFID readers power Gerry Weber's inventory-management system; Orange plans European-wide launch of NFC-enabled SIM cards, handsets.

  • Australia's Bendigo Health Improves Efficiency Through RFID

    By Dave Friedlos

    The regional health-care provider is using AeroScout Wi-Fi tags to track patients and monitor the temperatures of supplies, and will soon implement an RFID-enabled staff-safety solution.

  • At Dutch Festival, Visitors Used RFID to Critique Art, Share Opinions

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Thousands of attendees at the 10-day STRP Festival used passive tags to record their reactions to dozens of interactive art installations, as well as share them on Facebook and Twitter.

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