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  • Wisconsin Governor Signs 'Chip Implant' Bill

    By Beth Bacheldor

    A state statute now prohibits the required implanting of a microchip in an individual.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Andrew Price

    Avery provides RFID-training scholarships; Weber offering corner-wrap smart labeler; RFID-optical hybrid card; American RFID Solutions installs Faraday cage; Applied Logistics and RCD raise funding.

  • IP in RFID Back at Issue as Alien Sues Intermec

    Today Alien Technology filed suit against Intermec in the state of North Dakota. Alien asserts that its products do not infringe on certain RFID intellectual property of Intermec's, intellectual property for which Intermec has been attempting to collect royalties from vendors industry-wide.

  • Tucson Schools Considering RFID BusPass

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The school district plans to test an RFID-based system that would let administrators and parents know when and where kids get on and off school buses.

  • Wi-Fi RFID System for Long-Term Care

    By Beth Bacheldor

    A solution from eHealth promises to help nursing homes protect patients by continually monitoring their locations.

  • RFID Platform Plays Marco Polo to Find Assets

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    RF Technologies has released a new platform whereby tags emit an audible signal so that needed mobile assets can be found.

  • Custom RFID Tag Manufacturer Gets $2 Million

    Last week RCD Technology announced series A funding in the amount of $2 million. The company is a manufacturer and designer of custom inlays. RFID Update spoke with CEO Jeff White about the funding and RCD Technology's strategy within the RFID market.

  • Cardinal Health Readies Item-Level Pilot

    By Beth Bacheldor

    The drug manufacturer, packager and distributor will test an RFID system that could help verify the authenticity of products moving through the supply chain.

  • Wisteq Passive Tag Uses Directional Antenna

    By Jonathan Collins

    The Finnish company says its new reusable UHF RFID passive tag features a directional microstrip antenna capable of performing well on metal and containers of liquids.

  • AT&T Introduces Managed RFID Service

    AT&T is the latest technology giant to enter the RFID industry. Through a partnership with Symbol, BEA, and Intel, the company last week announced a managed RFID service that it hopes will "accelerate mass adoption" of the technology.

  • Metro Group Moves Forward with Gen 2

    By Jonathan Collins

    The German retailer has begun using Gen 2 EPC technology at a number of its RFID-enabled locations.

  • Tank-Maker Uses RFID to Track Tools

    By Beth Bacheldor

    General Dynamics Land Systems, a manufacturer of amphibious combat vehicles, is using passive RFID tags to help ensure it has enough tools to get the job done.

  • Teradata Opens RFID Data Analytics Lab

    Data warehousing and analytics firm Teradata this week announced the new Retail Advanced Business Analytics & RFID Lab. The lab is targeted at assisting retailers and consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers leverage and analyze data captured from across their supply chains by RFID and other technology.

  • Philips, SK Telecom to Test NFC in Seoul

    By Claire Swedberg

    The two companies are launching a trial of Near Field Communication technology in Seoul, Korea, that will let participants use their mobile phones to download music, unlock doors and pay for goods and services.

  • Survey Says Manufacturers Drive RFID Uptake

    By Claire Swedberg

    An NCR-sponsored poll of manufacturers and retailers indicates manufacturers have taken the lead in RFID implementation, spurring adoption by retailers.

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