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  • Summary of Baird RFID Monthly for June

    Baird has released its June report. The 15-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.

  • NXP Debuts Reference Design Center

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The semiconductor firm sees the facility as a place where end users can test RFID technology, and where NXP and other RFID technology vendors can develop specific products based on end users' needs.

  • RFID Helps Malaysian Museums Track Artifacts

    By Rhea Wessel

    To help it manage its collection, the National Museum in Kuala Lumpur plans to apply passive HF tags to a million items—and the shelves on which they are stored.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Andrew Price

    Calif. legislature advances RFID bills; PINC, C3 combine yard management offerings; new book offers insights, guidelines on item-level RFID tagging; Savi supplying NATO; WJ Communications announces low-power reader module.

  • Identec Introduces Active RFID/GPS Combo Tag

    RTLS provider Identec Solutions introduced a new tag that combines GPS and active UHF RFID technologies. Identec is promoting the tag for asset management, personnel tracking, container tracking and port applications.

  • Group Studies RFID's Potential to Help Speed Aircraft Turnarounds

    By Rhea Wessel

    The IATA/SITA/Cambridge Turnaround Project is exploring how automatic ID technologies can be used to maximize aircraft utilization.

  • IATA Expects Big Savings for Airlines That Tag Trolleys

    By Rhea Wessel

    The airline trade group will soon start a trial using RFID to track the wheeled carts airlines employ to carry food and duty-free items on board aircraft.

  • Airbus Taps ODIN, Signals Aerospace RFID Adoption

    ODIN technologies yesterday announced that European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has selected it as the exclusive RFID hardware integration partner for an aggressive phase of deployment across its value chain. RFID Update spoke with ODIN's Bret Kinsella about the Airbus program and what it means for the adoption of RFID broadly.

  • Canadian Grocery Pilot Finds ROI in RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    By implementing RFID, retailers and suppliers should markedly reduce out-of-stocks and improve promotional execution, according to a seven-month project involving Loblaw and four of its suppliers.

  • Pfefferkorn Spedition Uses RFID and Video to Track Shipments

    By Claire Swedberg

    At the German forwarder's warehouse, workers employ bar-code scanners fitted with active RFID tags to record a package's location and link it to specific surveillance images.

  • RFID Debuts as Hand-Washing Compliance Officer

    By Beth Bacheldor

    To reduce the spread of infections, a new automated hand-sanitizing system uses RFID to monitor how well health-care workers wash their hands.

  • Best Buy Eager to Use RFID to Eliminate Checkout Lines

    By Claire Swedberg

    The greatest obstacle to deployment, according to Best Buy CIO Bob Willett, is the current cost of tags and readers.

  • As Part of Lockheed, Savi Spreads RFID Around NATO

    Active RFID solutions provider Savi Technology announced a new contract with NATO that could bolster the company's market position among the 26 NATO nations as well as non-NATO countries that are part of the Partnership for Peace initiative. The company was also featured in a recent Forbes article, recapped herein.

  • Airbus Hires ODIN Technologies for RFID Deployments

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The systems integrator will help Airbus deploy the technology across its airplane-manufacturing operations.

  • RFID Journal Announces Speakers for Apparel Event

    By Andrew Price

    Dillard's CIO Bill Holder heads a lineup of industry leaders at the only RFID event designed for apparel and footwear companies.

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