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  • Retirement Community Gains Insight From RTLS

    By Claire Swedberg

    Technology from Intelligent InSites and CenTrak allows Rockhill Mennonite to know the locations of its residents and employees in real time, enabling faster responses to calls for assistance, as well as documentation of patients' activities and care.

  • Royal Food Import Expects E-Seals Will Save It a King's Ransom

    By Claire Swedberg

    The food importer will soon begin using Savi Networks cargo container seals to track the location and temperature of products being transported from factories overseas to stores in the United States.

  • Circuit-Board Maker Adopts RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    NBS Corp. uses 125 kHz passive tags to provide visibility into the components it installs on its circuit boards, to assure its customers that each board was properly assembled and is traceable should a component fail or be recalled.

  • Thai Coal Importer Weighs RFID's Benefits

    By Claire Swedberg

    SCG Logistics is using an active RFID solution to track the weight of trucks before and after they load up with coal at a port facility in Thailand.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Invengo expands into Europe, announces new RFID-enabled jewelry tag; UMHS expands use of RTLS to track tissue; Confidex supplies contactless tickets to Atlanta transit authority; TazTag intros new TazCard contactless portable device with built-in ZigBee; Melexis, Proxima RF team up on RFID sensor kit; Sirit, RF Controls offer RTLS for EPC Gen 2 tags.

  • Geoffrey Moore to Discuss RFID Adoption Strategies

    The author of bestsellers Crossing the Chasm and Inside the Tornado will explain how RFID companies should approach the market to achieve short-term success and eventual hypergrowth.

  • Steel Products Maker Sees ROI in Six Months

    By Dave Friedlos

    Viraj Profiles, an Indian manufacturer of stainless steel products, is using EPC Gen 2 RFID tags to improve inventory visibility and shipment accuracy.

  • RFID Tracks the Shipment of Entire Gold-Processing Plant

    By Dave Friedlos

    The plant was disassembled in Australia, and its components were shipped to Argentina, where it was then reassembled—all with the help of active tags and readers.

  • Citibank Says RFID Pilot Proves Strong Consumer Interest in Mobile-Phone Payments

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company, which has completed a Near Field Communication project in India, finds that NFC-based retail applications can be successful—with the proper mix of marketing, incentives and execution.

  • Swiss Study Finds RFID Tags Safe for MRI, CT Scans

    By Claire Swedberg

    Researchers at St. Gallen Canton Hospital say that wristbands with 13.56 MHz passive RFID tags do not significantly interfere with the functionality of imaging devices, or pose a risk to scanned patients wearing such wristbands.

  • Tagged Tablets Memorialize the Deceased

    By Claire Swedberg

    The RosettaStone, containing a passive 13.56 MHz RFID tag, is designed to be either taken home as a keepsake or installed on a gravestone, to provide information regarding a departed loved one.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Alien, Awarepoint each scores $10 million in funding; NXP launches new ICode chip, ships one billionth ICode; Verayo unveils next-generation unclonable RFID chip; Noxel intros UHF reader with Bluetooth connectivity; Emerson's new wireless liquid-level sensor; Feig Electronic offers new fast Ethernet-enabled RFID terminal.

  • Wristbands Document Interactions Between Prisoners and Officers

    By Claire Swedberg

    Hardin County Jail has upgraded its RFID system with high-frequency 13.56 MHz RFID wristbands, to track every officer-inmate transaction in real time.

  • Radioactive Waste Cleanup Project Becomes More Efficient, Greener

    By Claire Swedberg

    Bechtel Jacobs is now attaching EPC Gen 2 RFID tags to all trucks hauling hazardous waste for disposal at the East Tennessee Technology Park.

  • San Joaquin Hospital Boosts Asset Utilization

    By Claire Swedberg

    By using a ZigBee-based RFID system to track equipment, the California hospital expects to save more than $158,000 annually through increased through labor-savings alone.

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