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  • Amazon Announces Program With Auburn RFID Lab

    By Mark Roberti

    The new initiative aims to integrate RFID into the online retailer's existing high-tech fulfillment system to further improve supply chain efficiencies.

  • Auburn RFID Lab Holds Grand Opening

    By Mark Roberti

    Some 250 people from RFID end-user companies and technology providers gathered at Auburn University to officially open the lab, which moved from the University of Arkansas.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Smartrac unveils Midas+ NFC inlay designed for gaming ••• Tagstand to distribute TapTrack Bluetooth NFC readers ••• Whistler Blackcomb resort adds RFID-timed hiking trails ••• Kontakt.io beacons help boost Carrefour store's mobile app usage ••• RFID-enabled payment system to encore at Squamish Valley Music Festival.

  • Blacksburg Transit Installs Beacons to Boost Ridership, Adjust Service

    By Claire Swedberg

    More than 12,000 riders use the beacon-enabled app to direct them to the correct bus stop; the agency employs the system to collect ridership data and modify bus dispatching accordingly.

  • Brazil's Von Braun Labs Brings New Secure UHF Chip, Solutions to U.S.

    By Claire Swedberg

    The new 2014B IC, designed for tolling applications, supports 128-bit encryption and, the company says, the ability to be read at highway speeds.

  • Stauff Markets RFID-Based Hydraulic Pressure Measurement System

    By Claire Swedberg

    The solution consists of passive RFID-based sensors and handheld interrogators used to track hydraulic pressure changes in machinery prior to an equipment failure.

  • New York Hotels Use RF Technologies' RTLS to Secure Staff

    By Claire Swedberg

    About 45 hotels to date are installing the company's HelpAlert system, including The Kitano New York, and some are integrating alerts with video camera imagery.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Ams launches energy-harvesting NFC chip ••• Manchester, BGT Materials scientists print low-cost graphene antenna ••• NXP engineers nominated for European Inventor Award 2015 for NFC work ••• Proxama wins contract from Exterion Media for beacon-based deployment ••• Intergraph acquires Blue Iron Systems Inc.

  • Target Announces Nationwide RFID Rollout

    By Claire Swedberg

    The retailer is deploying item-level RFID-tagging for women's, baby and children's apparel, home décor and other key merchandise categories, at a dozen stores this year, and at all 1,795 of its U.S. stores in 2016.

  • Dominion East Ohio Uses RFID to Inspect Natural Gas Pipes

    By Claire Swedberg

    The energy company is attaching passive HF RFID tags to aboveground pipes, and is using handheld readers and an iPhone app to manage the inspection data.

  • RFID Tracks Radioactive Materials Used by Oil Services Providers to Explore New Well Sites

    By Claire Swedberg

    The system, developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, is being tested by Baker Hughes to monitor the location and usage of such materials.

  • Ford Motor Co. Uses Omni-ID 64-kbit Tag to Monitor Engine Production

    By Claire Swedberg

    The carmaker is one of several companies that have adopted the Adept 850—a passive UHF on-metal tag with an 8.5-meter read range and a 4-meter write range—to store and access data about each manufacturing step.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Vietnam Post and Telecom selects Nedap tags, readers for building, elevator access ••• World Customs Organization adds Thinfilm tags to anti-counterfeiting platform ••• Farfetch to turn fashion retailer Browns into an RFID-enabled 'Store of the Future' ••• Atlas RFID Solutions announces upgrade to Jovix materials-management solution ••• SML Group joins RAIN RFID Alliance.

  • Brazilian Recycling Plant Uses RFID to Facilitate Reverse Logistics

    By Edson Perin

    When discarded computers and printers arrive at its facility, Sinctronics uses RFID readers to identify their component materials so they can be more quickly recycled and incorporated into new IT products.

  • Checkpoint Offers RTLS Solution for High-Value Retail Goods

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's ZigBee-based system, known as S3i, is designed to track the movements and locations of merchandise in stores, in order to prevent shrinkage, as well as better understand shopper activity and product replenishment needs.

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