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  • Intercontinental RFID Baggage Tagging Trial Launches

    Emirates Airline will simultaneously test RFID baggage tracking systems at airports in Dubai, London, and Hong Kong. The six-month trial is expected to include 500,000 passenger bags and is viewed as a catalyst for airport adoption.

  • Washington State House Gives Nod to Privacy Bill

    By Claire Swedberg

    The state's house of representatives approved a bill that would make RFID "skimming" a felony and prohibit capturing data from an RFID tag in an identity card without the cardholder's permission.

  • RFID Gives Focus Magazine a Sharper View of Readership

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    To better understand the reading habits and interests of its subscribers, the German newsweekly is supplying participants with a tagged version of the publication, as well as an RFID-enabled magazine holder.

  • GE-Aviation Moves Tote-Tracking Pilot to Production

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The company has streamlined its shipping and receiving process for parts kits used in the production of commercial aircraft engines.

  • Summary of Baird RFID Monthly for February

    Baird has released its February report. The 22-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.

  • Researchers Say Sharing Is the Key to Privacy for EPC Tags

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Three computer scientists say they have devised a means of protecting tag data by using a method that disperses pieces of a decryption key among multiple RFID tags.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Domino ISG intros compliance kit for Sam's Club suppliers; Ekahau upgrades RTLS location server; Impinj Speedway readers certified to operate in China; Mikoh creates government division; organic 13.56 MHz tag prototype achieves new bit-rate milestone; Fish becomes exclusive Ubisense reseller for attendee-tracking apps.

  • Ski Race Organizers Use RFID to Speed Access

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    At a World Cup event in Sestriere, Italy, passive RFID ID cards and car tags made sure athletes got the green light to proceed to the slopes and other restricted areas.

  • Startup Brings Locationing to Passive RFID

    A startup called Wirama has announced proprietary technology that it claims allows precise locationing using Gen2 passive RFID. It is an unusual application for passive RFID, which has historically been used to simply determine if a tagged object is present and what its tag data contains, but not the object's exact location.

  • BlueTag Patient-Tracking Comes to North America

    By Beth Bacheldor

    The active UHF RFID system, marketed by RFID ProSolutions, is designed to protect newborn babies, Alzheimer's patients and other individuals staying in health-care facilities.

  • University of Illinois Eyes Its Assets at Engineering, Computer Labs

    By Claire Swedberg

    Reltronics Technologies' RFID system alerts the Chicago Police Department if an asset leaves its designated building.

  • Startup Seeks to Kick-start RFID in Trinidad

    By Beth Bacheldor

    RFIDTT wants to help the oil-producing Caribbean country move to a knowledge-based economy, and is hoping RFID will be the catalyst.

  • Land Rover Embraces RTLS, RFID for Supply Chain and WIP

    Land Rover is using two separate RTLS systems at its large production facility in Solihull, UK. A pilot system used by Land Rover and 18 of its suppliers provides real-time visibility of specialized shipping containers used to deliver parts to the automaker. The second system tracks finished vehicles until they are shipped.

  • San Daniele Prosciutto to Wear RFID Seal of Authenticity

    By Rhea Wessel

    Producers of the region's air-cured ham want to use passive 13.56 MHz RFID tags to protect their brand, tracking the supply chain from slaughterhouse to retailer.

  • RFID Journal, EPCglobal to Provide Compliance Training for Sam's Club Suppliers

    The partners will coproduce an "EPC Compliance and Benefits Training" preconference seminar during RFID Journal LIVE! 2008 in Las Vegas, April 16-18.

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