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  • Byrne Group Automates Asset Management, Orders

    By Claire Swedberg

    The U.K. construction firm, which is using 125 kHz RFID to expedite shipments of equipment and supplies to its workers and track usage, expects to recoup its investment by next year.

  • RFID News Roundup

    RFID Sensor Systems to unveil ultra-long-range passive tags; Balluff intros new tag for use in high temperatures; Zebra Enterprise Solutions expands partnership with TagStone, adds IDBlue as partner; Rio de Janeiro employs contactless payment for public transportation, fast food and more; GS1 Healthcare publishes new report, guidelines; STMicroelectronics launches dual-interface EEPROM, enabling remote access to electronic devices.

  • At RFID Journal LIVE! 2010, Leading RFID Technology Companies to Share Lessons Learned

    The world's top RFID technology and service providers, led by Motorola, will demonstrate new products and share their unique insights at RFID Journal's eighth annual conference and exhibition, to be held on Apr. 14-16.

  • U.S. Military Puts Its Insignia in Order

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Department of Defense's Institute of Heraldry is tracking its archived badges, medals and other insignia with RFID tags, and is using handheld readers to locate them, as well as a fixed portal to alert staff members if an item is removed.

  • Gas Manufacturer Fills Up More Often With RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    Indian oxygen and nitrogen supplier Kay Nitroxygen is using EPC Gen 2 UHF tags and readers to record the status of its reusable cylinders, resulting in increased productivity.

  • TNO Uses RFID to Track Its Assets

    By Claire Swedberg

    After carrying out an RFID pilot using the TraSer open-source platform, the Dutch research company is now employing a 13.56 MHz passive RFID solution developed entirely in-house.

  • Spectrum Health's Meijer Heart Center Tracks Stents

    By Claire Swedberg

    Using passive 125 kHz RFID tags, the system has raised inventory-management accuracy to nearly 100 percent, while also reducing the chance for missed billing.

  • RFID Helps Medlog Monitor Pharmaceutical Cold Chain

    By Rhea Wessel

    The Portuguese company is using EPC Gen 2 tags with built-in temperature loggers to ensure that the drugs it distributes have been shipped under proper conditions.

  • RFID News Roundup

    ODIN unveils new IT asset-management software for RFID; European consumer goods companies test RFID to improve stock turnover; CAEN RFID releases new RFID temperature logger; American University in Dubai adopts RFID to secure diplomas; Qatar's new Doha airport to feature Crisplant bar-code/RFID baggage system; Axcess International releases new software for its Dot Wireless Credential.

  • Florida Hospital Measures Success of Temperature-Tracking System

    By Claire Swedberg

    The 2,200-bed facility expects to improve patient safety by using AeroScout Wi-Fi-based tags to determine when pharmaceutical refrigerators are left open too long, or are operating improperly.

  • Royal Freight Expects Trailer-Tracking System to Yield Greater Security

    By Claire Swedberg

    The shipping company is managing its fleet with new solar-powered units containing door and cargo sensors, to detect if a theft occurs en route.

  • RFID Journal Introduces New Online Community Site

    The company has relaunched RFID Connect, its free community Web site for end users, potential end users, consultants, academics and vendors interested in radio frequency identification.

  • 3M Launches Asset and Inventory Tracking System

    By Claire Swedberg

    The solution includes 13.56 MHz passive RFID tags, handheld and pad readers, and a hosted software application in which asset data can be stored online.

  • RFID Produces Ripe Rewards for Tasmanian Apricot Grower

    By Dave Friedlos

    Qew Orchards, the Southern Hemisphere's largest apricot producer, is using EPC Gen 2 RFID to track increases in efficiency, as well as properly compensate its fruit pickers.

  • San Jose Medical Center Installs ZigBee-based RTLS Across 10 Buildings

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Kaiser Permanente facility is tracking assets for preventative maintenance or clinicians' use, as well as for monitoring temperatures of cooling and warming devices.

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