- New Memory May Reduce RFID Cost
Impinj says its AEON Memory costs less than conventional nonvolatile memory and uses less power.
- Bank Extends RFID Payment Pilot
Bank of America will continue to test its QuickWave RFID payment card for another three months.
- Toppan to Produce $20 RFID Reader
The Japanese printing company says it will have an ultra-low-cost EPC reader on the market by June.
- Auto-ID Center Opens Lab in Japan
The research center at Keio University will be headed by renowned Japanese computer scientist Jun Murai.
- Startup Courts Avery Dennison
NanoPierce says the label maker is exploring the possibility of using its antenna connection technique.
- Opposition to RFID Tracking Grows
News that Gillette will purchase 500 million tags has stirred privacy concerns among consumers.
- Michelin Embeds RFID Tags in Tires
The tire maker has begun testing a UHF transponder that it adapted for use inside rubber sidewalls.
- Yellow Corp Takes RFID on the Road
The company is demonstrating RFID technology at its conference this week, and it may launch a pilot.
- Army Tests RFID for Access Control
A test in New Jersey is part of an ongoing effort to become more efficient without sacrificing security.
- Manhattan Associates Gets RFID
The Atlanta software company will enhance its supply chain execution product to accept RFID data.
- War Game Exposes Cargo Threat
RFID could help prevent the massive economic disruption that would be caused by a dirty bomb hidden in a shipping container.
- Track Vehicles by Cell or Satellite
RJI's new vehicle-tracking unit switches to satellite communications in areas with no cellular coverage.
- Matrics Touts Smallest RFID Chip
The company's next-generation UHF integrated circuit will be half the size of a grain of sand.
- SAMSys Awarded RFID Patent
The RFID reader maker has developed an approach to identifying items, even when every tag can't be read.
- Gillette Confirms RFID Purchase
Update: Gillette has confirmed that it will purchase up to 500 million RFID tags from Alien Technology.