- NeWave Sensor Solutions Unveils Smart Shelf to Track High-Volume, Fast-Moving Consumer Goods
The system uses RFID-enabled shelf dispensers, eliminating the need to tag individual items, and related costs.
- Finalists Unveiled for Eighth Annual RFID Journal Awards
The winners will be revealed at this year's LIVE! event, being held in Orlando, Fla., on Apr. 8-10.
- Thai IC Developer's NFC RFID Chip Has Ability to Enable New Interactive Products
Silicon Craft Technology's NFC Enabler IC lets users create electronic devices that can broadcast sensor data, smart posters with passively powered push buttons, and a range of entirely new applications.
- 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.
- Shelfbucks' Bluetooth-NFC Beacons Bring Discounts to Tarrytown Pharmacy's Shoppers
The solution combines BLE and active NFC RFID technologies in a single tag, ensuring that both Android and Apple phones can access coupons and promotional materials.
- Alex and Ani Rolls Out Swirl's Bluetooth Beacons at 40 Stores
Swirl Networks' solution enables the fashion retailer to track shoppers' in-store locations, and to send targeted product information to their smartphones. Kenneth Cole and Timberland plan similar rollouts.
- Retailers Test ByteLight's Light-Based Indoor Positioning Technology
The system modulates the light emitted by an LED fixture, and includes an app that enables a mobile phone to determine its location based on the light signals received by its camera.
- Bechtel Added to Keynote Lineup at RFID Journal LIVE! 2014
Edward Koch, Bechtel's automation specialist, will explain how RFID helps the global engineering company reduce costs and improve efficiencies at the construction sites of three mega-sized industrial projects.
- 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.
- Folding-Carton Manufacturer Gains Visibility With RFID
The system enables Accord Carton to view pallets loaded with its products as they move through automated robotic processes of packing, sizing, storage and order fulfillment.
- Intersport Expects RFID to Boost Its Sales, Decrease Its Costs
After carrying out a one-store pilot of a combined EAS and RFID system from Cross Point and RFKeeper, the international athletic-goods retailer is installing the technology at other sites.
- RFID News Roundup
HID Global intros 'smallest high-frequency direct-bonding technology'; InvoTech, T-Y Group provide tagged-linen system to Miami's Grand Beach Hotel Surfside; Thinfilm acquires Kovio, opens Silicon Valley NFC Innovation Center; Delage protects luxury leather-goods brand via Selinko's NFC solution; Spanish transport company implements NFC ticketing system from Aditium; Phone Halo unveils BLE-enabled tag, app for tracking personal items.
- TECO Integrates RFID Technology Into Its Air Conditioners
The system not only tracks work-in-progress and the supply chain movements of the air conditioners the company makes, but also collects data about the appliances' operation.
- GS1 US Releases Data Hub to Help Retailers Decode RFID Tags, Bar-Code Labels
With the GS1 Data Hub, retailers or other users could input a Global Trade Item Number or a company prefix and identify which product supplier provided that item, as well as help verify the accuracy of data related to the tag or label, and the corresponding merchandise.
- Hong Kong Leather Goods Company Uses RFID to Track Inventory, Fight Diversion
The manufacturer of the Fortune Duck brand of purses and bags is using passive UHF tags to track goods from the point of manufacture to the point of sale, raising inventory accuracy by nearly 10 percent.