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  • Reduced RFID Prices Stimulating Demand

    Just because prices have come down does not mean that the floodgates of adoption will open. Or does it? RFID Update spoke with a number vendors to try and determine the price elasticity for RFID. That is, how closely tied to pricing is demand for the technology from end-users?

  • Boeing Wants Dreamliner Parts Tagged

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Hundreds of Boeing suppliers will be affected by the aerospace giant's plan to require RFID smart labels on high-value parts used in its 787 Dreamliner. Boeing also plans to work with EPCglobal to develop its RFID program.

  • The Gen1 to Gen2 Transition

    As one looks at the impact of RFID technology on the global market, it should be noted that there is a growing realization of a transition from Gen1 to Gen2 technology. This guest article explores that transition's significance.

  • Federal Agencies Ready to Deploy RFID

    By Jonathan Collins

    Technology services provider Subsystem Technologies expects many government RFID pilots to shift to full implementation during the 2006 fiscal year.

  • Rafsec Announces Sub 10-cent Gen2 Inlays

    RFID inlay manufacturer UPM Rafsec yesterday announced the availability of Gen1 and Gen2 inlays at sub-10 cent pricing in quantities of 50,000 or more.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Ari Juels

    PanGo enhances RFID capabilities; iAnywhere upgrades middleware; Dow picks Savi tracking solution for chemicals; Allstream offers bundled RFID solutions; battery-powered cart enables mobility; Atmel releases new low-frequency chip; Assa Abloy buys Italian auto-ID reseller Tag Technology.

  • Europe's First EPCglobal Test Center Gears Up

    By Jonathan Collins

    Metro Group and GS1 Germany have announced that their EPCglobal-accredited testing facility will be up and running by the end of October.

  • Rafsec Announces Gen 2 Pricing

    By Jonathan Collins

    The Finnish RFID tag manufacturer will sell its UHF Gen 1 and Gen 2 inlays for just under 10 U.S. cents each for a minimum purchase of 50,000.

  • Alliances Underpin RFID Supply Chain

    With 2005 and 2006 order books for EPC Gen 2 products filling up, vendors throughout the RFID supply chains are working together to ensure the reliability of high-volume supplies. This guest article from ABI Research's Erik Michielsen asserts that such collaboration is key to the greater industry's success.

  • Canadian RFID Center Debuts

    By Jonathan Collins

    Backed by commercial and government funding, the facility will focus initially on the nation's retail, produce and consumer packaged goods industries.

  • Univ. of Pittsburgh Kicks Off RFID Center

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    A new RFID facility will provide a clearinghouse for the university's varied research and technology development around RFID.

  • AWID Announces $1000 Gen2 Reader

    RFID reader manufacturer AWID today announced the availability of a Gen2 reader, complete with four antennas, for $1,000. The low price represents a 70% drop when compared to prices of similar hardware available on the market.

  • Calif. RFID Bill Assumes New Identity

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Senator Simitian’s RFID privacy bill, now SB 768, will move to the full California State Assembly for consideration next year.

  • Pie Maker Cooks Up RFID Trial

    By Jonathan Collins

    Australia's Patties Foods is preparing to test the use of passive UHF RFID tags to track its frozen fare.

  • Case Study in Fixed Asset Management

    Much has been written discussing the difficulties of implementing EPC passive RFID tags in the supply chain, so this article will attempt to present a viable new use for these tags in an old and seemingly forgotten application: fixed asset management.

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