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  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Siemens Introduces Handheld 13.56 MHz RFID Reader ••• Voyantic Launches All-In-One NFC and UHF RFID Test Device ••• Time Domain’s PulsON 330 RTLS Module Uses DecaWave’s DW1000 UWB chip ••• RFID Market in China to Reach $2.8 billion in 2020, IDTechEx Research Says ••• Hacking Competition Aims to Spur Development of RFID, Bluetooth and NFC Apps ••• PCTEL Tests Airport Networks for Compatibility With RFID-based Luggage Tracking Systems

  • In Dunwoody, Ga., Police Use RFID to Open Gates

    By Claire Swedberg

    More than 30 gated communities in the city are installing technology to ensure that police vehicles that arrive at locked gates can obtain automatic entrance.

  • Zebra to Be Cornerstone Sponsor of RFID Journal LIVE! Europe 2015

    By RFID Journal

    RFID Journal’s 11th annual European conference and exhibition will be held on Nov. 9-10, in London, England.

  • Stanley Black & Decker to Shutter Its AeroScout Industrial Division

    By Claire Swedberg

    Companies in the manufacturing, transportation and logistics sectors will not be able to buy AeroScout tags and exciters after Oct. 31. However, Stanley will continue to offer AeroScout solutions to hospitals and other health-care customers.

  • Norwegian Truck-Body Manufacturer Offers RFID-enabled Trailers

    By Claire Swedberg

    One of Bussbygg's customers is using two RFID-enabled refrigerated trailers in an ongoing trial, and finds that the technology shortens the delivery of goods by 30 minutes per stop, while preventing errors.

  • Chinese RFID Adoption Takes Many Forms

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Shanghai branch of U.S. RFID technology provider Impinj is seeing strong demand for passive UHF tags and readers from the nation's banking, transportation and retail sectors, with the greatest growth coming from consumer goods manufacturers.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Clothing retailer F&F, SML Group partner to deploy RFID for improved inventory accuracy ••• NFL, Microsoft and Zebra take RFID-enabled player tracking to new app ••• NFC Forum designates UL as an authorized test lab ••• Apple joins the NFC Forum ••• InvoTech expands offices, adds staff to meet demand.

  • Heal's Boosts Sales With NFC System, Links Store With Online Purchases

    By Claire Swedberg

    The CloudTags solution enables customers to view digital content about a product in the store by tapping a tablet against an NFC RFID tag, creating a wishlist and then receiving advertising online based on their in-store interests.

  • Flexstr8 Offers NFC-Enabled Labels for Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Products

    By Claire Swedberg

    The startup's NFC Smart Label solution is being trialed by companies to track goods, pharmaceuticals, and maintenance and service for industrial equipment.

  • Researchers Tinker With Flying, Rolling RFID-Sensorized Robots

    By Beth Bacheldor

    The team of engineers used off-the-shelf hardware and software to create small aerial and ground robots that could automatically read passive UHF sensors and install those sensors on hard-to-reach objects.

  • Carrefour Puts Beacons in Its Romanian Hypermarkets

    By Claire Swedberg

    The retailer permanently installed technology from Onyx Beacon to help it better engage with customers, deliver promotional offers and guide them through the stores.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Checkpoint Systems reports momentum building for RFID ••• U.S. Navy successfully demos RFID inventory application offshore ••• Steamboat, Winter Park resorts installing RFID technology ••• Target tests beacons at 50 stores ••• Indian Water Park implements RFID-enabled solution ••• Bluetooth beacon shipments to break 400 million units in 2020.

  • Density Brings Traffic Counting to New Venues

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Using a simple infrared sensor, the startup is providing real-time traffic counts to small brick-and-mortar merchants—but is finding interest from other sectors as well.

  • New Omni-ID Passive UHF Tags Endure 225 Degrees Celsius

    By Claire Swedberg

    Thousands of the company's new Fit tags are already being deployed in manufacturing and health-care settings.

  • Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas Expands RFID System to Manage Location of Drug Trays

    By Claire Swedberg

    The San Diego medical facility is now using MEPS' Virtual Logbook, in conjunction with the company's Intelliguard Kit and Tray Management System, to enable personnel to more quickly find RFID-tagged medications when they're needed elsewhere, or if any are recalled or nearing their expiration dates.

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