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  • Saks' RFID Deployment Ensures Thousands of Shoes Are on Display

    By Claire Swedberg

    By placing an EPC passive tag on every shoe sample, four Saks Fifth Avenue stores have reduced the amount of labor required to inventory the sales floor from 16 hours down to 20 minutes.

  • Aerospace Company Tests RFID Solution for Tracking Cell Phones

    By Claire Swedberg

    The project uses GuardRFID's Active Label, a 6-millimeter-thick, battery-powered 433 MHz tag small enough for monitoring mobile devices, tools and thermometers.

  • Intel's Gen 4 vPro Computer Processors Feature AeroScout Wi-Fi RTLS Technology

    By Claire Swedberg

    Intel's new processor comes with a built-in AeroScout active RFID Wi-Fi tag that can operate with new AeroScout software to provide security options based on that tag's location, and help laptop and tablet users find individuals or items within their vicinity.

  • NFC Brings Real-Time Audio Commentary to America's Cup Spectators

    By Claire Swedberg

    Live2Media's Livecard system includes a radio receiver that operates only when its built-in NFC reader detects an authorized RFID tag and, based on that tag, determines which channels an individual can access.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    New York Comic Con adopts RFID to control counterfeiting; Virginia High School installs Ekahau's RFID solution to bolster emergency responses; Assuta Medical Center implements LogiTag's SmartCabinet; Sentara Healthcare, Trinitas Regional Medical Center select Versus RTLS; Germany's Kassel-Calden airport tests RFID to guide visually impaired visitors; Central College Nottingham tests NFC to help teach English as a foreign language.

  • GoToTags Releases High-Speed NFC Encoder, Software

    By Claire Swedberg

    The system, one of the many NFC RFID products and services that the company offers, is designed to encode a reel of passive tags at a rate of up to five inlays per second.

  • Final Agenda Announced for RFID Journal LIVE! Europe

    By RFID Journal

    The event, to be held in London on Oct. 15, will feature presentations by Marks & Spencer and Wilkinson, and demonstrate the latest technology solutions.

  • Veiling Holambra, a Major Latin American Horticultural Supplier, Adopts RFID

    By Edson Perin

    The cooperative, which is tagging more than 1 million baskets, carts and other circulating materials, expects to reduce costs and increase efficiency.

  • Canadian Startup Offers Interactive Digital Signage System

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Linkett NFC RFID reader, mounted on a video monitor, shares coupons, applications and other promotional information with consumers' NFC-enabled mobile phones and tablets.

  • New Jersey Schools Adopt RFID to Secure Their Facilities

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Belleville School District is deploying active tags and readers to track the locations of all personnel and students within its schools and on its buses, as well as at "blue light" telephones on the campuses.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Strategic Systems & Technology unveils package for quick-start RFID asset tracking; Kit Check chooses Safecor Health to apply tags to pharmacy kit medications for hospitals; GearID readies Bluetooth- and NFC-enabled GearTag for tracking personal items, pets and more; Birkeland Current launches active RFID technology to help people conserve electricity; Savi Technology to deliver nearly $7 million worth of active tags to the U.S. Marines.

  • AMS Sees Potential Medical Applications for Its HF Data-logging RFID Chip

    By Claire Swedberg

    The semiconductor company says medical equipment providers are studying the SL13A IC for use in a device to track a patient's blood glucose levels.

  • McDonald's Singapore May Turn Tables Into Playgrounds

    By Claire Swedberg

    The restaurant chain is evaluating the results of its Happy Table pilot, which created a virtual racetrack out of an ordinary table via NFC RFID tags and an app, enabling kids to 'drive' their parents' phones around the track, avoid obstacles and earn points.

  • Read Range for EPC Gen 2 UHF Tags Rises 20 Percent This Year, According to EECC

    By Claire Swedberg

    The European EPC Competence Center's 2013-14 UHF Tag Performance Survey reports a boost in tag sensitivity, due to improved microchips that increase read ranges by an average of 6 feet.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    IDTronic unveils 'elegant' RFID-enabled key fobs; Ring Theory develops smart rings for Boston subways, raises thousands on Kickstarter; Agee Race Timing chooses Thinkify's new wireless RFID reader; ByteLight unveils NFC reader alternative for retail loyalty, promotion apps; RF Code tags more than 2 million assets in data centers worldwide, launches active RFID tag promotion; NFC-enabled Skip clip unlocks Motorola's Moto X smartphone; E-ZPass celebrates 20th anniversary.

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