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  • Retailers Discuss the Benefits of RFID

    By RFID Journal

    Representatives from Lids, Stadium AB and Capgemini will participate in a panel hosted by SML at RFID Journal LIVE! 2018.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Primera Technology intros on-demand color RFID label printer ••• JADAK launches four-port UHF RFID finished reader ••• SensThys offers low-priced RFID kit ••• OTI Europa ASEC, Public Transport Authority sign contract in Warsaw ••• WISeKey, Toppan Printing team up to securely connect inert objects to internet ••• Particle acquires RedBear to accelerate IoT innovation ••• Inmarsat finds mining industry must strengthen cybersecurity measures to profit from IoT ••• Cardinal Health survey finds health-care providers cancel surgical cases due to lack of supplies.

  • RFID-enabled Tooth Transmits Sensor Data About Diet

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Tufts University development has led to a sensor tag with a layer that swells according to the presence of chemicals or nutrients, affecting the quality of the RF transmission so that users could track what they ingest and the health effect it has on them.

  • RFID Finds Buses for Blue Bird at Manufacturing Site

    By Claire Swedberg

    The global bus maker has installed an active RFID system from GuardRFID that locates buses as they move through finishing processes following assembly, and as they leave the facility for sale.

  • Study Finds Value for RFID in Visual Merchandising

    By Claire Swedberg

    Seeking to learn how RFID can benefit retailers beyond inventory management and store shelf replenishment, the University of Parma has released the results of a study that used RFID to investigate how well merchandise performed in specific store display areas.

  • Japanese Hospital Tests BLE Beacons to Track Patient-Staff Interactions

    By Claire Swedberg

    The solution, provided by SATO Healthcare, is undergoing a proof-of-concept at Nagoya University Hospital to track not only the movements of staff members around its facility, but also the vital signs and locations of patients, in order to understand nurse responses to changes in a patient's status.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Checkpoint Systems, IMCo sign reseller agreement ••• Mid-States Poker Tour, The Venetian use RFID to let viewers watch poker matches ••• GlobalPlatform, IoT Connectivity Alliance sign memorandum of understanding ••• Ecofit, ServiceChannel partner on asset-management solution ••• STMicroelectronics to demo Internet of Things solutions in Asia.

  • Rental Company Raises Efficiency, Accuracy With RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    The UHF RFID system from Aucxis enables Dutch furniture rental company Alvero to manage 200,000 pieces of furniture as each is loaded for customers, and again when they return.

  • Garmin Releasing Its Second NFC-enabled Garmin Pay Product

    By Claire Swedberg

    The technology in the company's vivoactive 3 and Forerunner 645 Music watches consists of NXP Semiconductors' Secure Element and Loader Service for secure NFC-enabled transactions and integration to bank service companies.

  • Japanese Auto-Checkout Piloting Expands

    By Claire Swedberg

    Efforts to provide 100 billion RFID-tagged products are expanding from convenience stores to drug stores, while RFID technology companies such as Impinj are announcing their support.

  • Acquisition of Time Domain Enables New Market for Humatics Corp.

    By Claire Swedberg

    Microwave RF-based, precise location technology company Humatics has acquired ultra-wideband solution firm Time Domain, enabling it to offer hybrid solutions to track goods, assets and individuals within a centimeter or millimeter, depending on the application.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Xerafy issues end of life notification for Bric and Pico Wedge RFID tags, joins 2018 Accelerating Entrepreneurs Program ••• Tönnjes E.A.S.T. to present electronic vehicle identification products in Amsterdam ••• Jadak unveils fixed-mount bar-code reader ••• Wellaware partners with Amazon Web Services on oil and gas IIoT platform, and with Checkpoint Pumps & Systems on IoT pump-monitoring system ••• Senseon Secure Access to demo RFID locking system for retailers.

  • Heathrow Evaluates RFID Baggage Cart Tracking Test

    By Claire Swedberg

    The three-month project consisted of a UHF RFID solution from Vero Solutions, using the technology company's software and Impinj readers to track when baggage carts enter and depart a baggage claim area, to make cart management more visible.

  • MeReal Biometrics Combines Biometrics and NFC Technologies for New Card Solution

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company, based in France and Hong Kong, is selling an ID card for the hospitality industry that leverages Near Field Communication, as well as biometrics and acoustic signals, to vary the level of security for access control, payments and VIP services.

  • RFID Journal LIVE! Retail to Co-locate With IRCE, GlobalShop Under New RetailX Concept in 2019

    By RFID Journal

    The combined event will bring leading designers, innovators, technologies, manufacturers and e-commerce together at one fully integrated retail event.

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