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  • RFID Sees Gains in Health Care

    By Mary Catherine O’Connor

    A growing number of hospitals are leveraging their existing Wi-Fi networks to track valuable assets and locate personnel with active RFID tags.

  • Confidex Launches Reusable Gen 2 Tag

    By Jonathan Collins

    The Finnish RFID startup's first product is an EPC Gen 2-compliant tag designed to track reusable assets such as trays and dollies.

  • DoD Doubles Active RFID Spend to $425M

    RFID solutions provider Savi Technology yesterday announced that its contract with the US Department of Defense has been doubled from $207.9 million to $424.5 million. The increased commitment is largely a result of the war in Iraq, according to what the Army said in a statement.

  • Lantech to Sell RFID Stretch-Wrappers

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The material-handling equipment maker is working with RFID interrogator manufacturers to integrate readers into its Q-300 stretch-wrapper.

  • 2006: The Year RFID Vanished, Part 4

    This is the fourth and final article in a series from Dennis Báthory-Kitsz, who predicts that this year will be the one RFID vanishes. This article considers pricing, transport, consolidation, niche applications, and the welcome end of hype.

  • Metro Calls for Action on RFID Standards

    By Jonathan Collins

    One of the technology’s key retailer adopters cautions that until a single data standard emerges, RFID deployment will remain limited.

  • RFID Journal To Host Academic Event

    By Andrew Price

    Academics from around the world will share their latest research at the second RFID Academic Convocation, colocated at RFID Journal LIVE!

  • RTLS Protects Mine and Tunnel Workers

    Ekahau, the real-time location system (RTLS) provider, this week announced that its solution has been deployed by a tunnel work site in León, Spain. RFID Update spoke with Tuomo Rutanen, Ekahau's vice president of business development, about the deployment.

  • FDA to Update Its RFID Vision

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    At an FDA-organized meeting, drugmakers, pharma distributors and technology providers discussed the challenges ahead in using RFID to make the drug supply chain safer.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Andrew Price

    Hitachi shrinks smallest RFID chip; Gen 2 goes mobile; Moteiv launches wireless sensor platform; Intermec, Cascade building RFID into forklift trucks; combined offerings from RedTail and Franwell; FEIG selling UHF antennas, offering firmware; MasterCard launches PayPass in Malaysia.

  • Report: Active RFID Market $6.78B in 2016

    Research firm IDTechEx has released a report on the active RFID market and its growth prospects over the next decade. The market will grow from $550 million in 2006 to $6.78 billion in 2016, according to . This article lists the other key findings.

  • Swiss Jeweler RFID-Tagging Inventory

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Swiss watch and jewelry maker de Grisogono is using TAGSYS 13.56 MHz tags and interrogators in an RFID tracking and inventory system aimed at increasing accuracy and reducing theft.

  • Spanish Military Rolls Out RFID

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The Spanish Armed Forces is deploying Savi Technology's Consignment Management Solution, which includes an active RFID network that can interoperate with similar networks deployed by Savi for NATO countries and other allies.

  • Recap of the RFID ROI Summit

    Joe McKinney attended last week's RFID ROI Summit in London, at which some of the most recognizable organizations in the world -- Ford, the UK Ministry of Defence, Wal-Mart, Rolls-Royce -- shared their experiences getting return-on-investment from RFID.

  • Certification Training at RFID Journal LIVE!

    By Andrew Price

    RFID Journal has partnered with RFID4U to offer CompTIA RFID+ certification training during RFID Journal LIVE!, the world’s preeminent RFID event.

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