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  • Tetas Textiles Tracks Deliveries

    By Rhea Wessel

    The Turkish company has installed GPS, GPRS and RFID technologies in its cars, so that it can control costs by knowing, in real time, where its drivers are—and which orders they are delivering.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Wireless Dynamics debuts RFID reader-writer for iPhones; STMicroelectronics intros new 13.56 MHz RFID IC with 2-kilobit memory; CenTrak announces new AlerTrak Alarm for RTLS; Nestlé Waters North America expands active RFID initiative to manage fleet; Ultimo's Maintenance and Facility Software integrates with AeroScout's RTLS; CipherLab's RFID handheld certified with Star Micronics printers.

  • RFID Drives Up Efficiencies at ABB

    By Rhea Wessel

    At its factory in Helsinki, Finland, the manufacturer is using EPC Gen 2 tags to track the production and shipment of the motor drives it makes, resulting in a range of benefits.

  • MicroSD Card Brings NFC to Phones for Credit Card Companies, Banks

    By Claire Swedberg

    The In2Pay system is being tested in-house by two credit card firms, to determine if it can be used for sales transactions at NFC-enabled readers already installed at stores around the United States.

  • Virtua Health Expects Improved Bed Management From RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    The New Jersey hospital operator's initial deployment will consist of 5,500 hybrid RFID-infrared tags from GE Healthcare, for tracking assets, patients and employees.

  • University Researchers Say RFID's Worth Is Proven When Deployed Enterprise-wide

    By Claire Swedberg

    An academic group reports that companies deploying RFID across an entire supply chain or business enterprise realize substantial gains, though a "wall of silence" keeps them from sharing their success stories.

  • Call for Submissions for the 2010 RFID Journal Awards

    RFID Journal is now accepting submissions for the 2010 RFID Journal Awards, which will be awarded at next year's RFID Journal LIVE! conference and exhibition, to be held on Apr. 14-16.

  • Terrebonne Deploys Temperature-Tracking Tags

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Louisiana hospital is using Newbury Wi-Fi RFID tags from Trapeze Networks to monitor conditions within all of its heating and cooling devices.

  • RFID News Roundup

    IBM adds analytic app for container tracking to InfoSphere Traceability Server; Inside Contactless works on new NFC application development platform, provides tags for Taggo universal loyalty cards; ABI Research sees bright spots in RFID market; G&D rolls out cell phone sticker for contactless payments; U.S. Marine Corps taps SRA for RFID implementation; Atlantic City's Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino wins big with RFID; IPS ships new thin-film, single cell battery.

  • U.K. Researchers Study Distributed Antenna System for Airports

    By Rhea Wessel

    The group is developing a network infrastructure that will provide ubiquitous wireless coverage for RFID, as well as for a broad range of other equipment.

  • RFID Update Purchased By RFID Journal

    RFID Journal, the world's leading source of news and strategic insights about radio frequency identification and its many business applications has acquired RFID Update. Existing RFID Update subscribers will automatically become Registered Users of the RFID Journal Web site and receive RFID Journal's weekly newsletter. For more information, visit www.rfidjournal.com or send email to editor@rfidjournal.com

  • Savi's New Licensing Program Slashes Costs for ISO 18000-7

    By Claire Swedberg

    The UnwiredPlanet program, which aims to spur adoption of active 433 MHz RFID tags and readers, will reduce the fees that hardware providers pay Savi by as much as 90 percent.

  • TalkingPlug Uses RFID-Enabled Power Outlets for Energy Management

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The system, developed by a company named Zerofootprint, places passive high-frequency RFID tags into the electric plugs of appliances and other devices.

  • Industry Leaders to Explain Benefits of RFID-Provided Visibility

    At RFID Journal LIVE! 2010, senior executives from Airbus, Conair, the Southeast Alabama Medical Center, the U.S. Department of Defense and other early RFID adopters will highlight the technology's ability to deliver total business visibility.

  • Rush Tracking Systems Acquired by Private Equity Firm

    By Mark Roberti

    The RFID systems integrator and solutions provider will continue to operate independently, but will receive an infusion of cash from Pharos Capital Group.

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