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  • Hospital Pharmacies Using RFID-Enabled Medication from QuVa Pharma

    By Claire Swedberg

    The compounder has been providing its prefilled medication syringes to its customers since late 2017 using technology from Kit Check, to enable those customers to receive and manage the receipt, movement and administration of medications to boost safety and efficiency.

  • RFP Roundup: Recent RFID Requests for Proposals

    By RFID Journal

    Tendersinfo has released information about a number of new RFPs related to radio frequency identification technologies.

  • RFID Helps Parents Find Lost School Uniforms

    By Claire Swedberg

    Approximately 100 schools have adopted the RagTagd system since the company launched two years ago, enabling parents to receive a text message if their child's garment is left behind in a school's lost-and-found area.

  • Tieto Corp. Beacon Solution Brings Intelligence to Offices

    By Edson Perin

    The system, provided by Quuppa, has helped the company to increase sales and productivity, understand how its workspace is being used and automatically enable the utilization of rooms.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By RFID Journal

    Center for Supply Chain Studies launches blockchain research ••• Cross-platform tool from Synapse aids development of BLE devices ••• Frost & Sullivan honors Smartrac for its RFID solutions ••• Seldat Technology Services intros RFID-based warehouse-management system ••• eCOUNT Embedded offers flat-panel controller with integrated RFID reader, IIoT cloud connectivity ••• Venture Research unveils 4G LTE mobile solution with support for RFID, IoT.

  • T-Systems, Embratel Announce IoT Partnership

    By Edson Perin

    In order to offer Internet of Things connectivity in Brazil, T-Systems has become a mobile virtual network operator.

  • Small Children Jam to NFC-Enabled Jukebox

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Jooki, from MuuseLabs, is intended to allow children to listen to their favorite music, without the added distractions of a smartphone or tablet, by placing an NFC-tagged figurine on a speaker equipped with a reader and a Wi-Fi connection.

  • Activa-ID Launches 'IoT Place' Project

    By Edson Perin

    With this initiative, the company seeks to encourage the use of new technologies aimed at the Internet of Things, automation and interactivity.

  • Men's Clothing Store Brings RFID Intelligence to Fitting Room

    By Claire Swedberg

    UNTUCKit is piloting RFID technology to track the movements of its "try-on" shirts into dressing rooms, and is comparing that information to sales and traffic data in order to understand which shirts draw customers' interest, how well they fit and, ultimately, whether that leads to sales.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    SML enters new markets for RFID beyond apparel, footwear ••• ImageFIRST introduces managed solutions for tracking scrubs, lab coats ••• FineLine Technologies acquires Ferm RFID Solutions B.V. ••• China Unicom Research Institute joins ZigBee Alliance ••• NFC Forum issues call for entries for Innovation Awards ••• Unified Office adds IoT infrastructure management to managed business communications service ••• Thales eSecurity, 451 Research report data breaches rising with transformative technology adoption.

  • Companies Testing IoT System When Goods Are 'On the Road'

    By Claire Swedberg

    A waste-management firm and a high-value goods logistics provider are piloting a solution from Barcoding Inc., using CalAmp sensor devices and tags as well as software to capture and manage data about goods—even when they are in transit—via a combination of cellular, Wi-Fi, BLE and other technologies.

  • Hybrid RFID Tag Links Worker Safety to Access Control

    By Claire Swedberg

    Extronics' new safety badge, which combines active Wi-Fi RFID and passive HF RFID technologies, will allow oil and gas workers at a Southeast Asia refinery to gain site access, as well as have their location tracked, without requiring them to carry multiple devices.

  • RFID Pilots Address Perishable Foods, Beauty Products

    By Claire Swedberg

    A restaurant chain is trialing the RFID functionality in Avery Dennison's Freshmarx solution to ensure food is delivered fresh and at appropriate temperatures, using the company's microwave-safe tags, while retailers are planning to expand existing pilots of RFID systems to include cosmetics and perfumes.

  • IoT Aims to Track Free-Ranging Reindeer in Finland

    By Claire Swedberg

    Finnish reindeer herders are testing a LoRaWAN-based solution from Digita and Actility on several dozen alpha female reindeer, in order to track herds of thousands of animals and detect when they may be in danger from predators or vehicles.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Nedap intros slim mobile access-control reader ••• Fujitsu Frontech North America unveils biometric customer-authentication, RFID garment-tracking solutions ••• Tyco Retail Solutions collaborates with Google Cloud to power store solutions for digital transformation ••• Ambiq Micro releases Bluetooth 5 Low Energy microcrontrollers ••• INIT Innovation in Transportation secures HQ with STid, ABS Technology, SMARTContactless solutions ••• Atlas RFID Solutions adds bar-code scanning to mobile devices.

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