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  • Study Finds RFID Readers May Affect Pacemakers, But Pose No Urgent Risk

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in collaboration with major implantable pacemaker and ICD manufacturers, demonstrated the effects of RF emissions from RFID readers on implantable cardiac devices.

  • N.H. Reps Pass RFID Privacy Bill

    By Claire Swedberg

    For the third time in the past four years, the state's house of representatives wants to require businesses to notify consumers if items have RFID tags, and to provide restrictions regarding how those tags are used.

  • USDA Approves First UHF Tag for Animal Identification System

    By Claire Swedberg

    The agricultural department says an EPC Gen 2 RFID tag from Eriginate can serve as an alternative to low-frequency RFID tags for use with its National Animal Identification System.

  • RFID News Roundup

    SAG announces HF transponder for on-metal tracking applications; GS1 Hong Kong expands test of EPCIS-based RFID platform; Albertan government adjusts RFID requirements for cattle; Mexico installs RFID-enabled electronic vehicle registration system; Wellcore intros ZigBee-based monitoring and alerting system for seniors; Inside Contactless and TazTag partner on NFC apps.

  • RFID Journal LIVE! to Feature Groundbreaking RFID Business Intelligence System

    At its eighth annual conference, RFID Journal is partnering with Lygase to offer exhibitors an unprecedented level of information about attendees visiting their booths, thus maximizing their ROI.

  • Carnegie Mellon Students Devise RFID-enabled Mirror

    By Claire Swedberg

    Pittsburgh men's clothing boutique Charles Spiegel is trialing the group's Smart.Mirror system, which includes EPC Gen 2 RFID tags and readers and a touch-screen LCD monitor.

  • Labs Use EPC Gen 2 Tags to Manage Biological Samples

    By Claire Swedberg

    The FreezerPro system enables researchers to pinpoint the locations of frozen human tissue, viruses and other materials stored within vials or plates packed in boxes.

  • British Touring Car Championship Tracks Tires

    By Claire Swedberg

    EPC Gen 2 RFID tags built into the tires' sidewalls enable the race organizer to identify which tires a team uses during a race, and allows the manufacturer, Dunlop, to track its own tires through the supply chain.

  • Citibank Says High-Volume NFC Pilot Shows Strong Usage

    By Claire Swedberg

    Early results of the project, taking place in India, find that 3,000 participants utilize their RFID-enabled phones for payments more often than consumers with credit cards.

  • Louisiana State University Students Craft an RFID Solution for Art Museums

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Exhibition Next system seeks to offer museums a more economical way to provide patrons with information about art being viewed, as well as help the museums to gauge the popularity of their exhibits.

  • SenoRx Uses Implantable RFID Tags to Mark Breast Tumors

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's system would allow radiologists to inject a passive RFID tag into a patient's breast, to help a surgeon locate a lesion during a lumpectomy.

  • RFID News Roundup

    TagMaster gets million-dollar order for railway project; Ceitec develops RFID chip, livestock tag for Brazilian market; Arygon launches high-speed NFC reader; Germany to issue RFID-enabled national ID cards.

  • ZF Friedrichshafen Shifts to RFID-Guided Production

    By Rhea Wessel

    The German maker of automotive components attaches EPC Gen 2 tags to the housing of each eight-speed transmission it assembles, thus enabling the company to better manage its manufacturing process.

  • At Dragon Boat Race, RFID Captures Festival-goers

    By Claire Swedberg

    RFID interrogators installed in Chicago's Ping Tom Park helped the event's organizers learn where attendees of varying demographics spent their time.

  • RFID Cabinets Help Saint Joseph's Hospital Buy in Bulk

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Atlanta medical center is using a WaveMark solution to track its inventory of cardiac products, and their usage on patients.

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