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  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Trimble shrinks UHF RFID reader module ••• SweetWater 420 Fest employs Vendini's RFID system for ticketing, access control ••• Mobile airline boarding passes on the rise, delaying the transition to NFC, study finds. ••• TexTrace joins global RAIN RFID Alliance ••• Transcends releases new version of open-source RFID middleware.

  • RFID Journal LIVE! 2015 Keynote Speakers to Explore RFID Usage and Analytics by the NFL Network, Interstate Batteries, Airbus and Others

    By RFID Journal

    RFID Journal's 13th annual event, being held on Apr. 15-17, in San Diego, will feature an unprecedented lineup of keynotes and general sessions.

  • Waggle: An IoT Platform by Scientists, for Scientists

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Computer scientists at the Argonne National Laboratory are working with a range of stakeholders, from academics to urban planners, to deploy easy-to-use sensor networks for better understanding the built and natural environments in which we live.

  • RFID Jogs Customer Interest at Munich Sports Shoe Store

    By Claire Swedberg

    Shoppers are using RFID-enabled interactive displays to look up product information, such as size and color availability, in the back room, thereby improving the shopping experience.

  • Sephora Sees Beauty in Beacon-Based Services

    By Claire Swedberg

    As it continues piloting the technology's use at two sites in California, the global cosmetics company plans to expand the deployment.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Farsens intros flexible platform for developing battery-free wireless sensors ••• Auburn University RFID Lab launches Tagged Item Certification Program ••• Bluvision, Beam Wallet team on rewards program ••• Aquabit Spirals unveils Smart Plate to deliver content to shoppers ••• RFID Professional Institute announces first official certification exam.

  • At Goldcorp's Éléonore Mine, the IoT Is Worth Gold

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The manager of a new Canadian gold mine says a network of RFID tags and sensors, linked via Wi-Fi, is helping the operation to run safely and efficiently.

  • RFID Navigates South African Rivers in Kayak Marathon

    By Claire Swedberg

    The event's organizers could identify where participants were located throughout the 120-kilometer course, based on RFID technology that read the tags of kayaks passing checkpoints, thereby allowing friends and family to meet paddlers along the river and provide food and water.

  • RFID Journal Announces New RFID Startup Challenge to Be Held at LIVE! 2015

    By RFID Journal

    Early-stage RFID companies will be invited to present their new product or service during a competition, with the winner to receive $100,000 worth of promotional services.

  • GameStop Has Long-Term Plans for Short-Range Beacons

    By Claire Swedberg

    The retailer has been piloting Bluetooth beacons at 36 stores in Texas, and plans to launch another pilot in a different U.S. region, to determine how much its customers value the services the technology provides, as well as whether it leads to greater sales.

  • Active RFID Helps Deliver Food Fresh at Restaurants

    By Claire Swedberg

    Fast casual restaurants, such as Grub Burger Bar, are using technology from HME Wireless to enable food runners to locate diners as they deliver meals, as well as to collect historic data to help them improve their efficiency.

  • Canadian Hockey Group Scouts Out RFID's Ability to Measure Athletic Skills

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Northern Ontario Hockey Association is exploring the use of passive tags to collect data regarding the performance of teenage players during team tryouts and practice sessions.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Trimble's RFID-enabled CrewSight automates personnel management on construction sites ••• FinnCode brings NFC-enabled added-value to Italian luxury shoes, bags ••• Ams, STMicroelectronics launch secure NFC mobile-payment solution ••• Estimote adds beacon-sharing to its Cloud platform ••• Mayo Clinic, Gentag partner to develop wireless sensors to treat obesity, diabetes.

  • Finalists Unveiled for Ninth Annual RFID Journal Awards

    By RFID Journal

    RFID Journal has announced the finalists for its 2015 RFID Journal Awards. The winners will be revealed at this year's LIVE! event, being held in San Diego, Calif., on Apr. 15-17.

  • Arjowiggins Offers Paper With Embedded NFC RFID Tags

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's PowerCoat Alive product, which includes printed tag antennas, is being marketed to brand owners, retailers and other potential users.

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