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  • RFID Helps Car Wash Customers Cruise Through Lines

    By Claire Swedberg

    In Bakersfield, Calif., Cruz Thru Express uses RFID system in its stores to recognize prepaid members and provide automatic washes.

  • Researchers Work on Using RFID to Calculate an Item's Carbon Footprint

    By Rhea Wessel

    The Bits to Energy Lab has developed a prototype system utilizing data collected via RFID to calculate an individual item's carbon footprint and display it on an RFID-enabled mobile phone.

  • At William Ashley, RFID Name Tags Improve Service

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The Canadian retailer is using Ubisense's real-time location system to speed the process of bringing the goods to customers, and of summoning sales help.

  • RFID Helps Protect CT Patients from Medication Errors

    Pre-filled syringes are being labeled with RFID tags and read by automatic injection machines to make sure patients about to have CT scans are injected with the correct solutions and to prevent use of expired product or reused syringes.

  • Precyse Technologies' RFID System Uses Beacons to Extend Reach

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's iLocate technology enables companies to track assets in remote sites, by deploying multiple beacons that allow an RFID reader to communicate with battery-powered tags thousands of feet away.

  • EPCglobal NA Announces New Implementation Track at EPC Connection 2008

    Because many companies are focusing on meeting customer mandates and achieving internal benefits, EPCglobal North America is adding the new track to its fifth annual event, being held Oct. 14-16 in Chicago, to help companies get up to speed quickly and cost-effectively.

  • RFID News Roundup

    RTLS protects ER employees at Madrid's 12 de Octubre Hospital; Lisbon transit operators order 25 million contactless tickets; California District Attorney's office tracks files with RFID; RedPrairie integrates mobile asset-tracking software into warehouse management; SmarTrac unveils new smart card inlay, delivers cards for Cairo Metro; OTA Training opens office in Australia.

  • RFID Study Evaluates Item-Level Retail Performance

    A test of RFID read rates for footwear and apparel items in simulated retail use-case environments found generally good performance but some large variations among tags and readers. Researchers at the RFID Research Center at the University of Arkansas concluded item-level tagging is feasible for the product category.

  • RFID Helps ZF Speed Transmission Shipments

    By Rhea Wessel

    The German auto parts supplier is using passive UHF tags to improve inventory accuracy and just-in-time delivery, and is now considering expanding the system to achieve even greater visibility of parts containers.

  • Fluensee Acquires TrenStar's RFID Software Business

    RFID solutions provider Fluensee acquired TrenStar's asset management software. The deal expands Fluensee's software-as-a-service offerings and gives the company additional customers, markets and distribution channels. TrenStar is effectively exiting the RFID industry and will focus on its airline container management business.

  • Fluensee Purchases TrenStar

    By Beth Bacheldor

    By acquiring TrenStar, the RFID asset-tracking software provider gains inroads into software-as-a-service, as well as the company's RFID-enabled distribution service for beer kegs and other containers.

  • Thai Researchers Study RFID for Managing Prawns and Other Food Fish

    By Dave Friedlos

    In addition to investigating the physical effects of implanting RFID tags in aquatic animals, the project will develop an RFID-enabled system to monitor and improve broodstock on fish farms.

  • Report Supports UHF RFID for New Zealand Animal Tracking

    A pilot project in New Zealand generated strong evidence that ultrahigh frequency (UHF) RFID technology is better suited to livestock tagging in that country than low frequency (LF), which is the flavor of RFID deployed historically. The New Zealand RFID Pathfinder Group conducted the pilot in April and May with groups of deer, sheep, and cattle.

  • GS1 Australia Is Optimistic ACMA Will Adopt 4-Watt UHF Power Limit

    By Dave Friedlos

    By year's end, the Australian Communication and Media Authority says it will finish weighing the results of trials testing the effect of 4-watt UHF RFID devices on the nation's GSM-based mobile phone systems.

  • Consumer Jitters Aside, U.K. Merchants Ready for Contactless Payments

    By Claire Swedberg

    Surveys find that U.K. retailers may lead the European Union in planning deployments of RFID-enabled payment technology, despite consumer fears regarding contactless payments.

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