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  • Slate Maker Adopts System to Track Products, Even When Buried Under Snow

    By Claire Swedberg

    Norwegian company Minera Norge is using EPC RFID and GPS technologies to locate its finished stone tiles and blocks, as well as the forklifts that transport them.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By RFID Journal

    EU study finds only 3 percent of European enterprises use RFID; RadarFind intros alarm capability for RTLS to halt asset loss, theft or damage; Rauland-Borg links nurse call system with RTLS; International Coding Technologies offers ruggedized EPC Gen 2 tag for less than $1; logistics provider Damco to use Savi Networks' wireless tracking service; Mexican Border Patrol, state governments to leverage RFID for vehicle registration, tracking.

  • Pramari, AWID Offer EPC Gen 2 System for Tracking Health-care Assets

    By Claire Swedberg

    The solution would enable hospitals to use passive UHF RFID tags to record when equipment approaches a doorway, and to trigger an alarm or other response.

  • Airbus Signs Contract for High-Memory RFID Tags

    By Rhea Wessel

    The aircraft maker plans to use the EPC Gen 2 RFID tags—which will have as much as 8 kilobytes of memory—to track thousands of repairable parts for its new A350 XWB planes.

  • North Sea Company Uses RFID to Catch Fish Crates

    By Claire Swedberg

    The system enables crate-leasing firm Pack and Sea to know where its containers are as they pass from fisherman to auction house to buyer throughout Europe.

  • Liverpool Achieves 100 Percent Case-Level Tagging

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The Mexican department store chain is receiving RFID-tagged shipments from all 2,500 of its suppliers, and says it enjoys improved, streamlined order management and excellent inventory accuracy as a result.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Airetrak adds Wi-Fi temperature monitoring to RTLS app; Federal Signal buys Sirit to bolster intelligent transport and safety offerings; Discover publishes white paper on contactless sticker payment pilot; ADT's RFID Performance Test Center gets GS1 EPCglobal re-accreditation; Orange Tags manufactures more STMicroelectronics RFID chips.

  • Wiley Studies RFID Use to Manage Textbook Returns, Halt Piracy

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The publisher's printers have tagged a half million textbooks shipped to colleges and universities worldwide.

  • American Apparel Adds RFID to Two More Stores, Switches RFID Software RFID_Software

    By Claire Swedberg

    The clothing company has installed Xterprise's RFID software in 10 stores, and is now eyeing incremental installations in some of its other 280 outlets.

  • Uptown Cycles Uses EPC Gen 2 Solution to Accelerate Sales

    By Claire Swedberg

    An RFID-enabled checkout kiosk and security gate enables the specialty bicycle store to focus staff time on customers who require assistance, while improving inventory and deterring theft.

  • RFID Journal to Feature 'Selling RFID to Big Companies' Workshop

    Best-selling author and renowned sales trainer Jill Konrath will offer a three-hour workshop for marketing and sales executives at RFID Journal LIVE! 2010.

  • 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.

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