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  • PinnacleHealth Extends Asset Tracking to Community Hospital

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Already one of the largest active RFID deployments in health care, the system will let the staff at either site locate as many as 10,000 devices, from defibrillators to vacuum cleaners.

  • Researchers Finish Work on Needle-free Glucose Tester

    By Claire Swedberg

    Developed by Gentag, Georgetown University and SAIC, the system uses a non-invasive skin patch to measure a patient's glucose level, and an RFID-enabled cell phone to receive that data.

  • Ándale! Spain's Postal Service Deploys RFID

    Correos, the Spanish national postal service, has outfitted 37 distribution centers with an RFID system that tracks mail samples to analyze the flow of mail through the system. Reva Systems, whose equipment was used in the project, says the postal industry is a growing RFID market.

  • Spanish Postal Service Expands Its RFID Deployment

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Correos is now using a total of 65,000 EPC Gen 2 RFID tags, enabling it to monitor and improve the movement of mail at 56 sorting centers.

  • Manor's RFID Deployment Expected to Yield Quick ROI

    By Rhea Wessel

    According to the implementation's system integrator, Switzerland's largest retailer is enjoying greater efficiency at its DCs and stores, as well as a range of other benefits.

  • To Future-Proof its Future Store, Metro Group Opted for EPCglobal Standards

    By Rhea Wessel

    The retailer claims that its Future Store's butcher shop uses one of the world's first full-blown EPCIS software stacks.

  • RFID Motivates Schoolkids to Bike It

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    An RFID-enabled Freikometer measures the number of times students pedal to school.

  • Industry Group Turns Attention to NFC & Mobile Payments

    The Smart Card Alliance formed the Contactless and Mobile Payments Council to facilitate adoption of near field communication (NFC) contactless payment services. The council will focus on education and research. There are 120 inaugural members, including representatives from credit card companies, other financial institutions, technology developers and NFC users.

  • Federal Trade Commission Holds RFID Workshop

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Wal-Mart's Simon Langford and other attendees discussed ways to protect consumer privacy, and the role the U.S. agency should play regarding the use of radio frequency identification.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Turkey's GarantiBank issues contactless credit card; Idesco unveils EPC Gen 2 reader with long read range; new RFID tag factory to open in India; SmarTrac buys Sokymat Automotive; Aethon raises $14 million in funding round; Sirit management to invest in company.

  • RFID Journal to Host Webinar on Tagging Sellable Units

    The free webinar is aimed at Sam's Club suppliers and others interested in learning ways to tag sellable units cost-effectively.

  • ODIN Report Reveals EPC RFID's Effectiveness for Tracking IT Assets

    By Beth Bacheldor

    The company scientifically tested seven EPC Gen 2 RFID tags suitable for IT asset tracking, and analyzed five use cases, including employing the technology to manage memory cards.

  • Motorola Integrates RTLS, RFID with Wireless Platform

    Motorola announced its Wi-Fi Next Generation (Wi-NG) wireless LAN architecture now supports RTLS. RTLS functionality has been integrated into Motorola's wireless LAN switches, and the company developed location software that also supports passive UHF RFID technology.

  • Startup Offers 'Fail-safe' RFID Race-Timing System

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Using ruggedized EPC Gen 2 tags and redundant components, the company says it has created an affordable, reliable system for timing many different events, from canoe races to triathlons.

  • Call for Submissions for the 2009 RFID Journal Awards

    Submissions are now being accepted for the 2009 RFID Journal Awards, which will be awarded at RFID Journal LIVE! 2009, to be held April 27-29, 2009.

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