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  • Teams, Stores, Museums Deploy Beacons that Emit Acoustic and Bluetooth Signals

    By Claire Swedberg

    An Italian clothing company, U.S. sports teams and a National Geographic museum exhibit are all using Signal360 Bluetooth beacons, which transmit inaudible sounds that most smartphones can detect.

  • Aspen Snowmass' Skiers Use RFID Lift Tickets to Pay for Food, Rentals

    By Claire Swedberg

    Visitors can now utilize their lift tickets to make purchases at restaurants, stores and rental offices, while ski instructors can use the technology to track class sizes.

  • Blesh's Bluetooth Beacons Take a Sneak Peek at Google's Physical Web

    By Claire Swedberg

    Blesh is supplying beacons designed to enable smartphones to receive and respond to beacon transmissions without requiring an app.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Farsens unveils battery-free RFID voltage-level monitoring tag ••• WiSpry incorporates MEMS-tuned RFID antenna technology in SkyeTek readers ••• ZeitControl intros industrial RFID reader for controlling machinery ••• CipherLab launches longer-range UHF RFID handheld reader ••• Defense Dept. seeks info regarding use of RFID to track soldiers' remains ••• Endeavour announces Bluetooth-enabled beacon-management platform.

  • RFID Journal LIVE! 2015 to Feature Two Co-located Events

    By RFID Journal

    The 13th annual conference and exhibition will host a new Internet of Things Conference and IEEE RFID 2015.

  • Panasonic Adds Bluetooth Beacons to Electronic Shelf Labels

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Powershelf system, which uses inductive coupling to transmit power and data to wireless electronic labels and sensors, now includes beacons to enable stores to provide data to customers on their phone apps.

  • Salt Lake Comic Con FanX Event Uses NFC RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    At last week's convention, Utah Media Group utilized Seriali.com RFID technology for access control, and to track demographics and volumes of attendees in real time, as well as for business analytics.

  • Marc O'Polo Discovers RFID's Benefits

    By Claire Swedberg

    Having deployed an EPC UHF system at its 86 European stores, the apparel company says it expects an increase in revenue, thanks to the higher availability of goods on the sales floor.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Alien Technology introduces new Higgs4-based inlays ••• Many RFID-adopting retailers report more than 5 percent improvement in gross margins ••• Kereon to distribute Tageos RFID labels in Latin America ••• Onyx unveils Enterprise Beacon ••• A2B Tracking Solutions, Impinj partner on asset-tracking solutions ••• Identiv launches new service for developing Internet of Things products ••• URevu announces customer-service app using wearable beacons.

  • Smart Septa System Uses RFID to Authenticate Medications

    By Claire Swedberg

    The solution is designed to enable health-care-related users to track and authenticate vials or bottles via RFID tags built into a cap's seal and hosted software in which RFID-based data is stored.

  • Bags Pack Extra Security Via NFC Tag

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Alert Mobile Security solution uses RFID and a smartphone app that enables law-enforcement agencies, laboratories and other potential users to verify the chain of custody and authenticity of items sealed inside bags.

  • DIRECTV Uses RFID to Cut Inventory Time From Years to Months

    By Claire Swedberg

    The satellite TV company plans to utilize an RFID system, already live at one of its broadcast centers, to manage a total of 200,000 assets.

  • Japan Airlines, Aeon Mall Test Solar-Powered Bluetooth Beacons

    By Claire Swedberg

    The two pilot projects are using a Dai Nippon Printing Co. solution, made with Spansion's beacons.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    New Avery Dennison RBIS printer supports faster label printing, RFID encoding, data verification ••• IDTronic unveils two new UHF RFID antennas ••• SecureRF announces Secure NFC tag featuring PKI authentication ••• DecaWave launches partnership program for UWB micro-location technology ••• Checkpoint Systems debuts new ARC-certified RFID labels, updates POS solutions ••• Nedap opens U.S. office to accelerate growth in the retail sector ••• Janam intros rugged RFID-enabled mobile computer with multi-OS support.

  • RFID Journal LIVE! 2015 to Feature More Than 200 Technology Companies

    By RFID Journal

    The 13th annual conference and exhibition will highlight leading companies' radio frequency identification deployments and demonstrate the latest technology solutions.

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