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  • ClimateMinder Monitors Conditions at Farms, Greenhouses, Warehouses

    By Claire Swedberg

    The wireless sensor system, already in use in Turkey, is being introduced in the United States, where a strawberry grower will soon deploy it to monitor temperature and fertilizer levels.

  • Penske Logistics to Use RFID to Manage Yard Workflow

    By Claire Swedberg

    At a manufacturing facility in Texas, the company is deploying a system provided by Fluensee to track the locations of trailers filled with material, and to expedite the unloading of their contents.

  • RFID Makes Check-in Faster for Air France Passengers

    By Rhea Wessel

    At Nice Cote d'Azur Airport, frequent fliers are testing the use of NFC-enabled phones that serve as customer-loyalty and ID cards.

  • RFID Journal Adds New Video Library

    The new feature, available on RFID Journal's Web site, lets visitors view recorded presentations from LIVE! events, as well as educational videos about radio frequency identification.

  • Scandinavian Dentists Use RFID to Reorder Supplies

    By Claire Swedberg

    Plandent, a Finnish dental-supply company, is instituting a system that simplifies the way it receives and tracks orders from its customers, and also helps it reduce errors and out-of-stocks.

  • Alien Unveils Dynamic Security App for Higgs 3 Chip

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The Dynamic Authentication feature verifies the authenticity of a Higgs 3 EPC Gen 2 UHF passive tag, to provide an additional layer of security.

  • RFID Journal to Hold Canadian Virtual Event

    The company will host a virtual event in place of its planned RFID Journal LIVE! Canada conference.

  • RFID Journal Acquires RFID Update

    RFID Journal announced today that it has purchased RFID Update, a popular Web site and daily e-mail newsletter devoted to radio frequency identification.

  • RFID News Roundup

    NFC Forum teams with Integri to develop test tools; Metalcraft unveils destructible RFID windshield tag; TagMaster intros cloning functionality for easier reader installations; Sirit announces new AVI reader, renews contract with California toll authority; Fujitsu unveils UHF tags for roll cages, document management; Australia's Riverina Regional Library adopts RFID.

  • For Clothing Retailers, Item-level RFID on Upswing

    By Claire Swedberg

    An ABI Research study finds the garment industry's purchasing of item-level RFID solutions will triple in the next five years, with footwear lagging behind.

  • iPhone App Finds Luggage

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    With Bluetooth speakers serving as active RFID tags, the application notifies users when their suitcases arrive at an airport's baggage-claim area.

  • Michigan Students to Develop RFID-enabled Robotic Guide Dog

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    After developing an RFID-enabled cane, Central Michigan University students hope to use what they've learned to create a robot that can read EPC Gen 2 tags to guide the blind.

  • Omni-ID Launches New High-Performance UHF Gen 2 Tags

    By Claire Swedberg

    According to the company, the new tags offer increased durability and read range—up to 35 meters.

  • Web Portal Offers NFC-enabled Media on Demand

    By Claire Swedberg

    The TagAge Web site, created by Hansaprint and UPM Raflatac, lets businesses and consumers design and order their own printed and encoded NFC-enabled labels, cards and posters.

  • Deaf Children Learn to Sign By Toying With RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    Southeastern University researchers developed a system that uses RFID-tagged toys to teach American Sign Language to deaf preschoolers.

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