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  • Leading Early Adopters to Speak at RFID in Fashion 2008

    The third annual event produced by RFID Journal and the American Apparel & Footwear Association will feature companies from around the world that are using RFID to cut costs and boost sales.

  • Summary of Baird RFID Monthly for July

    Baird has released its July report. The 24-page document is a worthwhile read for anyone requiring an overview of the industry's last 30 days. For those without time to do so, we have reprinted here the report's summary.

  • Norwegian Food Group Nortura to Track Meat

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's IT subsidiary, Matiq, is teaming with IBM to deploy a system that uses RFID to track meat from the slaughterhouse to the store.

  • New Consortium Seeks RFID Standard for Oil, Gas Industries

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The Oil & Gas RFID Solution Group, made up of petroleum companies, RFID vendors and an academic think tank, hopes to develop a common approach to deploying RFID across the industries.

  • Oil Industry Forms RFID Group to Aid Adoption

    The Oil & Gas RFID Solution Group announced it has formed to develop process and technology standards to support RFID adoption in the petroleum and natural gas industries. The organization is evaluating use cases and technology requirements for both internal and supply chain operations.

  • Utah Valley Regional Medical Center to Run Pilot With IR-RFID Tags

    By Beth Bacheldor

    As the hospital tests the system's ability to track patients, staff and assets, it also plans to check for any potential electromagnetic interference that may disrupt medical equipment.

  • Bechtel Tracks Man-Hours at Copper Mine

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's timekeepers will employ EPC Gen 2 RFID readers to capture the identities of construction workers, and to clock their hours at a Chilean mining site run by Anglo American.

  • SimplyRFID Upgrades Its Service By Upgrading Its Tag

    By Claire Swedberg

    The logistics and security services provider has switched to Avery Dennison AD-224 RFID inlays to increase read range, data storage and security.

  • Australian Sheep Farmers Explore RFID's Benefits

    By Dave Friedlos

    Six sites in the state of Victoria are working with the Department of Primary Industries to demonstrate the economic benefits of using RFID tags to identify individual animals.

  • ConocoPhillips Using RFID for Offshore Rig Worker Safety

    ConocoPhillips installed an active RFID system from IDENTEC Solutions to provide real-time location data for employees working on oil drilling platforms off the coast of Norway. Location data is available on the rigs and at mainland locations to help rescue workers find employees in an emergency.

  • Montreal RFID-enabled Bike Project Picks Up Speed

    By Claire Swedberg

    The city provides an update on its plan to roll out RFID-enabled bicycles that commuters can use for short trips from transit stations to an office or store.

  • Thousands of Auto Parts Verified with RFID and UWB

    Nearly 400,000 components were identified and tracked into the 15,000 vehicles where they were installed using a combination of ultra wideband (UWB) and passive UHF technologies. During the six-week production trial the RFID system tracked vehicles through the final assembly process to ensure they received the correct parts.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Xerox picks RFID-enabled system to monitor fleet; study shows growth opportunity for RFID in Africa; Rhode Island governor nixes ban on RFID devices; Reva announces upgraded TAP appliance; Sokymat intros new UHF RFID tags for waste, warehouse management; Feig announces new UHF multiplexer, handheld HF/UHF reader.

  • EPCglobal Transportation and Logistics Pilot Takes Visibility to a Global Level

    By Claire Swedberg

    The program's second phase, the organization says, illustrates how EPC-based technology can be utilized to track goods as they are transported by air, sea, road and rail, from China to the United States.

  • Banking Group to Set RFID Roadmap

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Hoping to facilitate RFID adoption by its members, the Financial Services Technology Consortium is working toward instituting a standardized approach to using the technology.

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