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  • Northwest Food Industry Examines RFID's Potential

    By Claire Swedberg

    Oregon State University, the state's agriculture department and the Northwest Food Processors Association are working to help the food industry deploy RFID successfully.

  • Australia Approves 4 Watts of Power for UHF RFID

    By Dave Friedlos

    The Australian Communications and Media Authority's lifting of restrictions is expected to improve read distance and read rates of EPC RFID systems, thereby spurring adoption of the technology.

  • Honda Italia Shifts Its RFID Deployment Into Second Gear

    By Rhea Wessel

    The company is now using active ultrawide-band tags to track motorcycle production and parts inventory, ensuring that the proper components are installed, as well as automating orders for parts.

  • Invengo Debuts in the U.S. Market With 5.8-Cent Inlay

    By Beth Bacheldor

    The Chinese RFID hardware manufacturer is offering a UHF EPC Gen 2 inlay that it claims is the lowest-priced on the U.S. market.

  • Invengo Drops Gen2 Inlay Price to 5.8 Cents

    Chinese RFID manufacturer Invengo is making an attention-getting entry into the US market by selling passive UHF Gen2-standard inlays for 5.8¢, which is about 25 percent less than current industry pricing. The 16-year-old-firm is offering a range of inlays, tags and readers.

  • RFID Helps St. Joseph's Keep an Eye on Cold Storage

    By Claire Swedberg

    The N.Y. hospital is using an AeroScout solution to track the temperatures inside its refrigerators, thereby reducing labor costs and improving the safety of the blood, vaccines and other items stored within.

  • Highlights from Baird's RFID Monthly for January

    Baird has published the January edition of . The company is now publishing its updates on a rolling basis to the new website, . Check there for the full update. Today's article offers highlights.

  • 2008 China RFID Industry Annual Awards Announced

    RFID World China recently announced the winners of the 2008 China RFID Industry Annual Awards. The awards include companies, applications, events, and products, and are a window onto the Chinese RFID industry. Most useful to non-Chinese readers will be the awarded companies, which are not widely known outside China but could foreshadow major global competitors in the years ahead.

  • M/A-COM Combines RFID and Sensors for Smarter Forklift

    By Beth Bacheldor

    The vendor's RFID-enabled system uses acoustic and height sensors to improve a forklift's accuracy and throughput.

  • RFID Helps Field-Workers Inspect and Maintain Valves

    By Claire Swedberg

    Newfoundland-based company Score Eastern Canada provides its personnel with pen-size RFID interrogators to retrieve and record data regarding the valves and seals the firm supplies to its oil- and gas-drilling clients.

  • Sam's Club Reduces Tagging Fee

    By Mark Roberti

    Wal-Mart Stores' warehouse retail chain will charge suppliers 12 cents, instead of $2.50, for each pallet of goods it receives without an EPC RFID tag.

  • Sam's Club Provides Clarity on EPC RFID Plans

    By Mark Roberti

    The retailer has sent a letter to all of its suppliers stating it is committed to the EPC RFID tagging of sellable units, but that suppliers will have more time to meet its tagging requirements.

  • Utah Researcher Believes RFID Is the Key to Safe Driving

    By Beth Bacheldor

    A University of Utah professor claims that embedding an RFID tag into a car key is the most effective way to stop drivers from speaking and texting on cell phones.

  • FloorTrak Combines RFID With Video to Count Retail Customers

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Time Domain Corp. has integrated its real-time location system with ShopperTrak's video-based technology to enable retailers to better determine the number of shoppers visiting their stores.

  • BT Selects Omnitrol for RFID, Sensor Integration

    Leading European technology integrator BT Supply Chain Solutions and Omnitrol Networks announced a strategic agreement that gives BT access to Omnitrol's network-based technology platform for collecting and integrating input from RFID, RTLS, bar code and other sensor and data capture technologies.

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