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  • Goliath Offers an RTLS Solution Priced for David

    Goliath Solutions, the provider of RFID-based promotion-tracking solutions, will soon offer an RTLS solution based on the technology it has developed as part of its core offering. The company believes it can offer the solution at a very competitive price point, and address what has been an underserved segment of the RTLS market.

  • Finnish Automotive Forwarder Revs Up Its Operations

    By Rhea Wessel

    By deploying EPC RFID tags, Assistor finds that it can move more vehicles and reduce mix-ups.

  • Wine and Brandy Maker in High Spirits Over RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    KWV is employing EPC Gen 2 passive tags to track the barrels it uses for aging its products.

  • Item-Level RFID Prevents Meat Spoilage for METRO

    METRO Group installed an RFID system at its new Future Store to track individual packages of meat to ensure no spoiled products leave the store. RFID data also provides a real-time view of demand that's used to direct meat cutting and packaging operations.

  • Covidien to Pilot Its RFID-enabled System This Summer

    By Claire Swedberg

    Using passive high-frequency tags, the company's contrast media delivery system for CT scans will alert radiology technicians if they inadvertently try to administer an expired or previously used syringe.

  • Omron Adds Secure RFID Protocol to EPC Gen 2 Reader

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The company says the interrogator is the first on the market to include support for the data-protecting protocol, developed in Japan and expected to be available on tags made with Hitachi's µ-chip Hibiki.

  • HP Launches RFID Service for IT Assets

    Hewlett-Packard announced it will install RFID reader systems at customer sites to track HP servers and other IT gear that ship with pre-installed Gen2 tags. HP previously provided these services on a project basis, but has now formalized them under the HP Factory Express Service banner.

  • HP Launches Service That Applies Tags to Items It Ships

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The company will affix EPC Gen 2 RFID tags to the blade servers and other IT assets its customers order, enabling them to begin tracking the items' locations as soon as they receive them.

  • Sada Cavi Saves Time, Reduces Wastage

    By Rhea Wessel

    The Italian wholesaler of electric cables is using RFID in conjunction with height sensors to quickly locate the spools of cable needed to fill specific orders.

  • Sock-Maker Running Faster With RFID-Directed Production

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Gelal has seen a 40 percent improvement in productivity at its Istanbul factory, thanks to a tracking system comprising EPC Gen 2 tags and interrogators.

  • Real Estate Files Found With RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    Madison Abstract is using an EPC Gen 2 RFID system it helped design to track hundreds of client files throughout its offices.

  • RFID for All of New Zealand's Cattle and Deer by 2011

    New Zealand's Stuff has reported that by 2011 all cattle and deer on the island nation of four million people are likely to be RFID tagged. The initiative is part of a multimillion dollar allocation by the New Zealand government to strengthen biosecurity protections.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Tagsys intros button-shaped RFID tag for garments; IDTronic releases new readers, tags for industrial apps; Ekahau adds 802.11n support, gets new funding; Toppan Forms unveils ultra-thin smart cards; Library Automation Technologies debuts small portable self-checkout RFID station.

  • RFID Helps Manufacturer Sock Away 40% Productivity Gains

    Gelal, the leading sock manufacturer in Europe, attributed a 40% improvement in factory productivity to a passive RFID system that replaced bar code scanning to track work-in-process. The company may expand RFID tracking to its packages to support warehouse and distribution operations.

  • Asia Pacific Market for Passive Tags Expected to Triple by 2014

    By Dave Friedlos

    Asset management and document tracking are likely to be two of the biggest growth drivers, with UHF RFID sales taking the lead, according to Frost & Sullivan.

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