- Rebecca Minkoff Store Uses RFID to Provide an Immersive Experience
The fashion apparel company's new store features RFID-enabled touchscreen mirrors in dressing rooms to identify which items a shopper has, as well as provide the option of requesting additional garments, accessories or different sizes, which the sales staff can then deliver to that fitting room.
- RFID Sets Sail With Quantum of the Seas
Royal Caribbean has installed RFID technology on its brand-new ship, with wristbands that let passengers pay for food, drinks and services, as well as unlock state rooms, while RFID bag tags are used to provide updates about the location of luggage.
- PayPal Deploys RFID for Cashless Payments at Music Festival
Following the successful use of RFID wristbands at Spain's Low Festival, the e-commerce company expects to offer similar solutions to resorts, cruise ships and sports stadiums.
- IDriveThru Leverages Toll-Tag Technology at Drive-Through Restaurants
The system uses the E-ZPass toll tag already installed in a customer's car to provide personalized service and electronic payment.
- MagicBands Bring Convenience, New Services to Walt Disney World
Visitors use the RFID wristbands to access the parks, rides, hotel rooms, and other attractions and services.
- Osheaga Music Festival to Include New NFC-enabled Features
The three-day event will better enable guests to share their experiences via social networks, as well as allow the festival to gather information about its attendees and what they like.
- PDC Markets Smart Tablet RFID Reader
The tablet will enable hotels, resorts and amusement parks to read a visitor's RFID wristband in order to provide access or services based on the ID encoded to that band's passive tag.
- Tadbik Expands RFID, NFC Offerings in the United States
The Israeli company is providing customized RFID functionality to its labels and packaging, in order to offer smart cabinet solutions, as well as race-timing, cold chain tracking and NFC-based payment solutions, to its customers.
- Beacons Give Georgetown Basketball Fans a Shot at Upgrading Seats
The location-based solution, provided by LetsMoveDown, uses Bluetooth beacon technology from Radius Networks to let attendees receive discounts and improve their seating.
- Banks Piloting NFC Payment With CredenSE 2.10 microSD
To ensure reliable reads, the CredenSE 2.10 microSD card includes an NFC signal-boosting chip from Austrian IC manufacturer ams, along with a DeviceFidelity-designed 3D miniature antenna.
- Feig Expands U.S. Operations, With an Eye Toward NFC
The German RFID hardware vendor has moved into a larger facility in the state of Georgia, in anticipation of strong demand for NFC RFID contactless-payment technology in point-of-sale terminals, kiosks and vending machines.
- Intel Processor Comes With NXP NFC Reader for Tap-and-Go Online Payment
Computers and tablets containing the processor can read the tags in NFC-enabled credit cards registered with MasterCard's MasterPass e-wallet service, enabling secure, convenient Internet transactions.
- Fjord Line Puts RFID Aboard Ferry
Passengers use RFID-enabled tickets to enter the ship and access their cabins, and, in the future, will also do so to receive additional services, such as meals or Internet access.
- Companies Deliver New Apps for Bluetooth Beacons
Apple's new iOS 7 has sparked interest in the beacons—which are basically active RFID tags that use the Bluetooth Low Energy communication protocol—from Major League Baseball and other potential users.
- Washington State's Toll Collector Trials RFID-enabled Phone Tag, App
GeoToll's new tag attaches to a commuter's NFC-enabled phone and uses the phone's HF NFC signal to power that tag's UHF transponder.