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  • Impinj Unveils New UHF Readers for RTLS Applications, Embedding in Other Devices

    By Claire Swedberg

    The xArray can interrogate UHF RFID tags within a 40-foot diameter and identify an item's location, while the Indy RS500 system-in-package chip provides a simplified way to add reader functionality to a device.

  • Summerville Medical Center Boosts Hand-Hygiene Compliance

    By Claire Swedberg

    The HCA Healthcare facility has added hygiene-monitoring functionality to its RTLS solution from GE Healthcare, to track when and how often staff members wash their hands.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    NXP, Alioth partner on SmartMX2 smart cards; Adlink announces new RFID-enabled industrial mobile handheld computer; Arjowiggins Creative Papers showcases new paper substrate for printed RFID and other electronic components; Laird Technologies launches low-energy Bluetooth smart modules for medical and other devices; Bayer HealthCare awards employee evacuation project to Radiant RFID; Excelsior Metal Products unveils RFID-enabled Refrigerated Electronic Locker System.

  • Leaders from Across All Industries to Attend RFID Journal LIVE! 2013

    By RFID Journal

    Business professionals from leading companies in every sector and from around the world will attend the conference and exhibition, to be held Apr. 30 to May 2, in Orlando, Fla.

  • Nissan Europe Uses RFID-enabled Social Media to Drive Consumer Interest

    By Claire Swedberg

    Passive UHF RFID technology provided by Dwinq has enabled Nissan fans at motor shows and other events to link pictures, "likes" and other media on Facebook and Twitter.

  • RFID Helps Make Marriage Special

    By Claire Swedberg

    A Taiwanese wedding services provider not only tracks the garments it rents out via EPC tags, but also offers RFID-enabled invitations that guests can use to find their seats and play games.

  • Temporary RFID System Tracks Flow of Shoppers

    By Claire Swedberg

    A Canadian supermarket is piloting an RFID-based solution from Moxie Retail that collects location data regarding shopper behavior, to better plan displays and shelf layout, while two other retailers intend to pilot the technology later this year.

  • Hong Kong Rail Company Tracks Components Via RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    A solution from Hong Kong RFID Ltd. provides visibility into where and when parts, such as brakes, air conditioners or LCD screens, are being serviced, thereby boosting efficiency.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Fujitsu markets RFID solution for aircraft parts suppliers; Juniper Systems rugged handheld computers bundled with IDBlue RFID readers; U.K. university develops NFC and mobile phone app for real-estate market; BlinkSight, imec unveil single-chip indoor GPS solution for RTLS and WSN applications; PetHub adds NFC technology to pet ID tags.

  • New Alien UHF Tags Target Challenging Retail Environments

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company has released three tags offering improved functionality, for use when items are packed tightly and tag orientation is skewed, when handheld readers are utilized and when metal and liquid are present.

  • RR Donnelley Introduces Custom-Printed NFC RFID Tags

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company will offer tags with application-specific printed antennas, to create custom RFID labels or embed them in printed products, such as catalogs, product packaging and retail displays.

  • Walter Knoll Boosts Accuracy for Product Shipment, Returns

    By Claire Swedberg

    The German furniture company is using a UHF passive RFID system to track when its products are manufactured, stored at its warehouse, shipped or returned, increasing the accuracy and efficiency of its supply chain.

  • Oregon University Uses RTLS to Ensure Disabled Students Get Accessible Classroom Furniture

    By Claire Swedberg

    OSU knows the locations of 480 specialized tables and chairs throughout its 40-building campus, thanks to AeroScout Wi-Fi RFID tags.

  • Joint Health Clinic Aims to Boost Efficiency, Satisfaction Via RTLS

    By Claire Swedberg

    Joint Implant Surgeons of Florida is using a real-time location system provided by Solstice Medical and Ekahau to improve appointment scheduling and flow, enabling the clinic to serve patients with fewer delays.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Moscow Selects NXP's Mifare Plus for urban transportation ticketing system; RFID and temperature-sensing solution protects clinical research specimens at cancer research center; InfoChip unveils Bluetooth-enabled HF reader for hazardous locations; IDSecurityOnline and SimplyRfid announce partnership for asset-tracking kit; MetalCraft earns converter status from Xerafy.

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