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  • RFID-Based Asset Tracking in Manufacturing

    ARC Advisory Group's Chantal Polsonetti gives a number of examples of the well-documented benefits manufacturers are realizing from RFID-based asset tracking solutions. She also highlights important caveats and considerations manufacturers must weigh before moving forward with deployment.

  • Siemens Launches RFID Pilot to Track Surgical Sponges, Procedures

    By Beth Bacheldor

    The company's IT Solutions and Services division is working with Munich's Isar River University Hospital.

  • RFID Sensor System Promoted for Highway Safety

    A new crash detection system features RFID tags and sensors that can sense impact, determine its severity, and report the incident to monitoring units up to 250 meters away. The monitoring units automatically report serious crashes to authorities using either wireless mesh networks, CDMA, GSM, or other wireless communication.

  • Singapore's Biggest Grocery Retailer Completes RFID Trial

    By Claire Swedberg

    Cold Storage, which operates hundreds of stores, used an EPC Gen 2 system in a pilot involving Kimberly-Clark and two local beverage suppliers.

  • WWF Using Simple RFID System in Complex Project

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The World Wildlife Fund is employing passive RFID tags to monitor the white-lipped peccary as part of a biodiversity study in the Amazon.

  • Pharma RFID Adoption Still Slow

    By Beth Bacheldor

    A survey by Health Industry Insights shows few drug makers and distributors are implementing the technology, or even evaluating it.

  • Summary of Baird RFID Monthly for April

    Baird has released its April report. The 16-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.

  • To Help Track Filter Integrity, Manufacturer Introduces HF Tags

    By Claire Swedberg

    Millipore will begin selling filtration products with integrated RFID technology to allow its drugmaker customers to access data about a filter's test performance.

  • HAMMER Combines RFID, GPS, Mapping, Sensor Technologies

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    A research project supported by government funding has generated a device with potential use in a range of applications, such as mapping archeological sites.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Andrew Price

    N.D. bans RFID implants, Calif. senate approves school ID bill; MachineTalker offers sensor networking kit; PINC raises $4.5 million in funding; Sirit AVI reader ready for Europe; Midwest stadiums score RFID payment terminals; Gemalto ID card certified for government ID use.

  • Western Digital Uses RFID Seals to Streamline Customs

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The manufacturer’s hard drives are moving through government inspections more quickly and efficiently thanks to an RFID-based security and verification system.

  • Analyst Outlines Hurdles to Pharma RFID Adoption

    IDC-owned research company Health Industry Insights has released a report analyzing the adoption of RFID item-level tagging by the pharmaceutical industry. Based on a survey of 143 life sciences companies, the report reveals a number of findings about one of the key markets for RFID adoption.

  • EPCglobal Readies EPCIS Certification Program

    By Beth Bacheldor

    The organization's Software Action Group has already submitted conformance requirements for EPCIS products. The program is expected to go live in mid-July.

  • T3Ci Processes Billionth RFID Tag Read

    By Andrew Price

    The company says the milestone shows RFID adoption is growing.

  • Analyst Update on RFID Adoption and Drivers

    Asset tracking is emerging as a breakout RFID application, but other mainstream application candidates are not clear, according to a briefing from industry research and analyst firm Frost & Sullivan. The company predicted 20 to 25 percent overall growth for RFID in the next two years, but said rates may very widely by technology type.

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