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  • AAFA Offers RFID Savings Program

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The American Apparel and Footwear Association is offering its eligible members deep discounts on RFID smart labels from Avery Dennison RIS.

  • Pfizer Shipping RFID-tagged Viagra

    One of the pharmaceutical industry's most significant announcements with respect to RFID came Friday afternoon as drug giant Pfizer announced that is has begun shipping RFID-tagged bottles, cases, and pallets of Viagra.

  • TI Sells Sensors & Controls Business

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The company says it will retain its radio frequency identification group, claiming the sale will help focus its efforts in the semiconductor arena, including RFID.

  • Atlas Cold Storage Warms Up to RFID

    By Jonathan Collins

    The food distribution services company is tagging shipments as part of its service to one of Wal-Mart's suppliers, and plans to leverage RFID in its own operations.

  • Report: RFID Beyond Early Adoption Stage (Finally)

    Research firm Regan, Jacob & Sydney (RJS) today released a free report entitled , which addresses the question: has RFID finally matured beyond the stage of early-adopter pilots to more mainstream adoption? RJS's answer: yes. This article explains.

  • Pfizer Using RFID to Fight Fake Viagra

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The company is attaching a high-frequency tag to each bottle of the drug, which U.S. pharmacists and wholesalers can use to ensure the product is genuine.

  • Colorado Looks to Active RFID for Cervids

    By Claire Swedberg

    After a trial of passive RFID tags, the state’s agriculture department plans to test battery-powered tags to attain the 100 percent read rates it seeks for tracking elk and deer on ranches.

  • TI First with Gen2 Shipments to Wal-Mart

    Texas Instruments yesterday announced that it has started using Gen2 tags on shipments of its calculators to Wal-Mart, marking the first production deployment of Gen2 tagged cases for the giant retailer's RFID initiative.

  • Novetex Deploys RFID to Track Yarn

    By Jonathan Collins

    In the southern Chinese city of Zhuhai, yarn manufacturer Novetex is using Gen 2 EPC tags to identify and locate spools of yarn in its warehouse.

  • ODIN Releases Gen2 Tag Benchmark

    ODIN technologies today released the , the industry's first comprehensive analysis and performance report on Gen2 tags. RFID Update spoke with Bret Kinsella, ODIN's vice president of operations and marketing, about the key findings.

  • ODIN Benchmarks EPC Gen 2 Tags

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    After testing 11 different Gen 2 tags, the systems integrator reports that those from Alien, Impinj and RF IDentics came out on top.

  • Wal-Mart Shipments Get Gen 2 RFID Tags

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Texas Instruments' educational products division is the first of the retailer's suppliers to send shipments bearing Gen 2 RFID tags.

  • What Happened at the Global RFID China Forum

    This guest article from Mike Guillory is about the state of China's role in RFID based on his observations from the recent Global RFID China Forum in Beijing.

  • Symbol Says PICA Ready in Mid-2006

    By Mark Roberti

    The company reports that it has retooled the high-speed RFID inlay assembly machine, which should be ready as demand rises.

  • Analyst: Establish a Data Acquisition Platform

    Bob Parker, analyst with research firm Manufacturing Insights, argues in this guest contribution that enterprises should adopt data acquisition platforms that go beyond just RFID to include all the technological resources at their disposal: bar codes, sensors, wireless networking, and web services, to name a few.

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