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  • RFID to Boost Quality and Yield at Fish-Processing Plants

    By Claire Swedberg

    Marel's automated ProCon Flowline system enables companies to track each individual basket of fish and its weight as fillets are trimmed and inspected for quality, prior to being packaged and shipped to customers.

  • Canadian Oil and Gas Company to Monitor Evacuations via RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    At a construction site in Newfoundland, the firm will be able to automatically identify the locations of thousands of workers during emergencies, by means of active RFID tags attached to hardhats.

  • U.K. Company Kiroco Adorns Its Jewelry With RFID-Delivered Messages

    By Claire Swedberg

    The firm's Touch technology allows buyers of its pendants and charms to add text or video greetings that recipients can access via a tap of an NFC-enabled phone.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Columbus McKinnon embeds InfoChip RFID tags in shackles, hoists; Convergence Systems Ltd. fixed reader includes 3G, GPS; TeleTracking, Hill-Rom integrate RTLS, hand-hygiene monitoring; Murata announces availability of RFID tag module with I2C interface; Motorola Solutions intros Workabout Pro 4 mobile computer with new RFID options; Palace Resorts implements InvoTech's RFID-enabled laundry system; Xerafy, Censis Technologies partner on RFID for sterilization of surgical instruments; IDTechEx expects RFID market to grow 17 percent this year.

  • LIVE! 2014 to Feature RFID Institute Certification, Training Courses, Masters Classes

    By RFID Journal

    RFID Journal's 12th annual conference and exhibition will offer attendees the chance to become RFID Institute-certified, and to be trained in RFID deployments and applications development.

  • Ocho Launches Smart Tray for Keys, Wallets and Other Items

    By Claire Swedberg

    The startup company's Ocho Pad comes with a built-in NFC reader, as well as NFC RFID tags to apply to keys, phones, wallets or other personal items, and a cloud-based server to manage actions regarding items placed on it.

  • Pennzoil Powers Up With RFID and Mario Kart to Promote Product

    By Claire Swedberg

    Hundreds of South By Southwest festival attendees competed in a real-world Mario Kart race, using reads of RFID-enabled go-karts and wristbands to identify participants, post their performances on their social-network accounts and award power-ups.

  • Unipart Logistics Tests Active RFID for Automotive Customer

    By Claire Swedberg

    The U.K. company is using a system from RF Code to track when each of its five trucks are loaded with assembled parts, and when they leave its facility for delivery to a car manufacturing client.

  • HP App Uses NFC Phones to Authorize Document Printing

    By Claire Swedberg

    The ePrint application provides a way for companies to make sure that sensitive printed material does not end up in the wrong hands, or in a wastebasket.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Technology Solutions UK Ltd. intros wearable, Bluetooth-enabled RFID reader; Metalcraft announces Universal Mini RFID Asset Tag; Data Foundry optimizes airflow with RF Code's RFID technology; Securitag Assembly Group unveils new RFID tags for asset tracking and inventory control; iCOMP Technology announces 'Tag Talks Only' UHF RFID chip; Qualcomm provides Bluetooth beacons for Major League Baseball's 'At The Ballpark' app.

  • Record Number of New Products to Be Showcased in RFID Journal LIVE! Exhibit Hall

    By RFID Journal

    RFID innovations designed to address the needs of companies in virtually all industries will be on display during the conference, which will be held on Apr. 8-10, in Orlando, Fla.

  • E-Thread Provides Discrete Anti-Counterfeiting or Tracking Solutions

    By Claire Swedberg

    French startup Primo1D says that companies are testing its UHF RFID-enabled thread by incorporating it into the towels and other linens they manage and launder.

  • Borda Technology Markets Active and Passive RFID Health-care Solution in the U.S.

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's system, already in use at hospitals in Turkey, includes both passive and active tags for tracking patients, personnel and assets—all managed on a single software platform.

  • Shenzhen Hyan Microelectronics Creates Privacy-Protecting Garment Label

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's new EPC Gen 2 solution consists of a button that is sewn onto a garment and a removable antenna that slides onto that button and extends its short read range to that of a standard UHF tag.

  • Red Ledge Brings RFID to Food, Textile, Automotive Industries

    By Claire Swedberg

    Having successfully deployed automation solutions for a variety of manufacturing companies, the British firm is supporting a new trial project using RFID to track goods in transit.

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