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  • Trane Restocks Supplies at Assembly Plant Via RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    The heating and air-conditioning systems manufacturer has improved efficiency by having its logistic centers attach passive UHF RFID tags to the packaging of components shipped to its factory.

  • RFID Tracks Chemical Inventory at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

    By Claire Swedberg

    ORNL manages its inventory with passive EPC UHF RFID tags, using a handheld reader to identify the locations of chemicals at hundreds of storage locations.

  • At Miami Concert, NFC RFID Helps Post Foods Market Its Products

    By Claire Swedberg

    At the Honey Bunches of Oats-sponsored event, the company distributed boxes of cereal, along with NFC RFID cards that directed phones to questionnaires and downloadable music and videos.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Xerafy, C-Logistics and Holland 1916 unveil rugged RFID tag for oil and gas; Mobile Aspects receives patent for iRIScope, uses Feig readers; Scanbuy creates NFC-enabled giant baseball cards for Topps; Techs4Biz intros smartphone app for field-service management with RFID functionality; Omni-ID adds new tag to suite of products for industrial logistics applications; Israel's Herzilya Medical Center improves inventory management via LogiTag's SmartCabinet; Flomio intros NFC antenna extender for mobile devices.

  • USDA Researchers Develop System to Track Livestock Feeding Behavior Unobtrusively

    By Claire Swedberg

    The setup, which uses standards-based LF RFID technology, can read the ear tags of 128 to 240 animals within seconds, identifying when and for how long cattle or pigs eat, as well as what that means about their health and environmental conditions.

  • Château Le Pin Uses NFC to Ensure Its Wine's Authenticity

    By Claire Swedberg

    The French vintner is attaching RFID tags to labels from Selinko, to prove each bottle's authenticity to customers, and to gain visibility into its own supply chain.

  • RTLS Helps Florida Clinic Maintain Small Clinic Feel

    By Claire Swedberg

    A system from Vizzia Technologies using CenTrak hybrid IR and RFID technology helps the 36,000-square-foot facility to identify the locations of patients and health-care workers, to ensure personalized and timely care.

  • RFID Performs a Bigger Role at Bonnaroo Festival

    By Claire Swedberg

    During the 12th annual Tennessee music festival, about 80,000 visitors used RFID wristbands to access various sections of the site, as well as post photos, updates and music playlists on Facebook, Twitter and Spotify.

  • SML Group Buys Software Company Xterprise

    By Claire Swedberg

    The acquisition will enable SML, one of the largest RFID label manufacturers, to enhance its full solution offerings by including Xterprise's Clarity software.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    British Airways tests NFC-enabled bag tags; KoamTac adds RFID to its lineup of scanners; Winnix Technologies unveils new UHF RFID reader; Neology and 3M resolve patent litigation; Former Sirit and Federal Signal Technologies execs launch Star Systems International, a new RFID company; Haldor Advanced Technologies updates ORLocate surgical-instrument tracking platform; Kathrein RFID and Cisper Electronics sign distributor agreement; TI expands NFC portfolio with new transponders, software.

  • RFID System Tracks Surgical Instruments in Denmark

    By Claire Swedberg

    Four hospitals are testing Caretag's reading devices and software, as well as Xerafy's RFID tags, tracking surgical tools as they are packed, used in surgery, sterilized and maintained, and thereby reducing tool-management errors and labor.

  • Gravotech, Oridao Unveil System that Prevents Tag Counterfeiting, Cloning

    By Beth Bacheldor

    The solution is designed to make it easy for companies to securely track critical information about components, tools and other items that need to be traced throughout their lifecycles.

  • Wolky Reduces Stock-Outs, Boosts Sales With RFID

    By Beth Bacheldor

    The Dutch retailer is tagging all of its shoeboxes, and is using handheld readers to take inventory for its online and brick-and-mortar stores.

  • Stanley Healthcare Releases Wi-Fi Version of Hugs Infant Protection System

    By Claire Swedberg

    The newest version of Hugs uses a hospital's existing Wi-Fi access points, making it more affordable to deploy, and can also monitor the storage temperature of breast milk and medications.

  • RFID Reduces Traffic Delays at Indian Port

    By Claire Swedberg

    A passive UHF RFID system has decreased loading and unloading times at Adani Port's Hazira Container Terminal to about half of the industry average.

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