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  • GlaxoSmithKline Tags HIV Drug

    Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline yesterday announced that it has begun an RFID pilot for the HIV drug Trizivir. The news represents the most significant pharma-tagging announcement since Pfizer announced in January that it had begun tracking and tracing Viagra.

  • CompTIA to Launch Certification Exam

    By Andrew Price

    The Computing Technology Industry Association will officially debut the CompTIA RFID+ exam on Mar. 28.

  • Vue RFID Platform Chosen by Procter & Gamble

    Procter & Gamble yesterday announced that it will use the TrueVUE RFID platform from item-level tagging solution provider Vue Technology in its RFID innovation center. RFID Update spoke with Tim von Kaenel, Vue's senior vice president of product management, about the announcement and what his company's technology brings to P&G.

  • Great Wolf Water Park Launches RFID

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The resort chain has launched a system allowing guests to use RFID-enabled wristbands to unlock guest room doors and make payments.

  • RFID Drives into Auto Manufacturing

    Two of the leading research firms for the RFID market have released reports on the technology's application in the automotive sector, both of which predict the waning dominance of vehicle immobilizers as the technology is increasingly adopted in the manufacturing process.

  • SAMSys to Unveil RFID Reader Platform

    By Mark Roberti

    After 18 months of intense R&D, the company says it has developed a flexible new interrogator architecture that will enable it to bring products to market more quickly.

  • The Industry Reacts to RFID Virus Research

    Last week's proclamation by a group of computer scientists that RFID tags represent a vehicle for the transmission of computer viruses and worms precipitated a frenzy of headlines from both within and without the RFID industry. This article summarizes the key takeaways of the whole episode.

  • RFID Keeps Objects, Kids From Going Astray

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Remote Play says it is bringing RFID technology to the consumer world to help keep people from losing their belongings, or their children.

  • Summary of Baird RFID Monthly for March

    Baird has released its March report. The thirteen-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.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Andrew Price

    Integral upgrades hotspot test features, functions; Trolley Scan sells first RFID Radar system; JCB developing RFID payment system; Unisto unveils mobile yard management app; Syscan reader certified for Canadian livestock.

  • Italian RFID Lab to Open in May

    By Jonathan Collins

    The University of Parma is readying a research lab geared toward supporting Italian companies investigating the potential of RFID in their operations.

  • In-Floor RFID Tags to Navigate Robots

    By Rhea Wessel

    A German company is marketing a flooring underlayment with embedded tags for guiding robots that transport objects and people or clean floors.

  • IDTechEx on Where Profit Exists in RFID

    Research firm IDTechEx this week released a provocative article about the profit potential for vendors of RFID technology. This article lists the article's key points, some of which IDTechEx acknowledges are "contentious" and will stir debate.

  • DHL to Test Tags on Returns

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The trial is part of a larger initiative to test RFID systems with the help of partners Philips, IBM, SAP and Intel.

  • New Device Combines Active, Passive RFID

    By Mark Roberti

    Identec Solutions has introduced the i-HUB, a device that can support active and passive UHF interrogators.

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