- RFID Journal LIVE! News Roundup
Tyco Retail Solutions offers IoT-enabled RFID inventory-visibility systems ••• MTI Wireless Edge unveils new RFID antenna for asset tracking, other applications ••• Checkpoint Systems releases RFID label for merchandise-visibility applications, including retail cosmetics ••• SDG Systems announces data-collection middleware, partners with Swiftsure Group on IoT-based reader solution ••• Identiv intros temperature-datalogging solution for cold-chain management ••• Smartrac showcases solutions for smart Internet of Things ••• NXP Semiconductors creates RAIN RFID solutions for inventory management, smart cities ••• CipherLab showcases Android computer with NFC, UHF RFID Bluetooth reader.
- RFID Automates Invoice Data for Bulk Storage Facility
MSC Distribution has reduced labor costs related to inventory tracking and has also improved invoice accuracy, with an automated RFID system from Advanced Mobile Group that tracks when goods are moved into and out of storage.
- Factory Reduces Order-Fulfillment Time by 20 Percent
Leal, which produces and markets personal protective equipment, has adopted an RFID solution from PC Sistemas, along with Totvs' enterprise resource planning system.
- Polish Retail Chain Keeps Food Cool With RFID
Eurocash is deploying the active UHF-based data-logger system from Blulog at 200 warehouses and other sites, to ensure the quality of products and prevent waste.
- RFID Will Deliver Drink Orders On the Go
Technology startup Shotput's system will enable consumer app-based orders of beverages or other products, from a mobile unit equipped with radio frequency identification, in order to provide automated dispensing and restocks.
- Universal Tire Label Boasts Reliable Reads on Nearly Any Tire
Ferm RFID Solutions' universal tire tread label is designed to adhere to a tire's tread and track its movement through the supply chain, even when tires are stacked on metal racks.
- RFID Tracks Blood for Pediatric Transfusions
BloodCenter of Wisconsin and technology company Fresenius Kabi have piloted an RFID solution at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, to test how well the system helps to ensure that blood products are moved efficiently and are not overstocked or wasted when split into child-sized doses.
- Suzuken Group Deploys RFID-Enabled Coolers for Drug Tracking
The system, provided by ASD Healthcare, was piloted for 18 months, and now will include approximately 1,000 coolers at distribution sites, hospitals and drug stores.
- DynaLogger Provides UHF RFID Temperature and Moisture Tracking
Brazilian company Dynamox's new product is a reusable RFID-enabled sensor that can track moisture and temperature levels in a supply chain and provide the sensor-based history to authorized users equipped with RFID readers.
- RFID News Roundup
RFID Consortium, Convergence Systems Ltd. enter patent portfolio license ••• Thinfilm, Beneli AB partner to offer NFC label conversion services in Europe ••• River Island awards Byways Group exclusive RFID label supply contract ••• CISC Semiconductor releases compact test equipment for RFID ••• NXT-ID chooses Nordic Semiconductor's wireless BLE and NFC module for smart cards, wearables ••• Silicon Labs acquires Wi-Fi company Zentri ••• Terso Solutions to lead panel on health care, inventory automation using RAIN RFID technology.
- RFID Journal Updates Categories for 11th Annual Awards
To better reflect the current state of RFID adoption, the RFID Journal Awards will now highlight the technology's best deployments in retail, manufacturing and health care, as well as in logistics and supply chain.
- Macy's to RFID-Tag 100 Percent of Items
Speaking at last week's RFID in Retail and Apparel conference, Bill Connell, the company's SVP of logistics and operations, said Macy's aim is to have all items RFID-tagged at the source by the end of 2017.
- RFID Platform Tracks HP Brazil's Manufacturing, Distribution
The company's cloud-based platform, Exceler8 - Innovating Industry 4.0, provides visibility into status of the desktop, laptop and tablet PCs it produces—yielding a range of benefits.
- SML to Host RFID Pop-Up Retail Store in Conjunction With RFID Journal's RFID in Retail and Apparel Event
The one-day conference will be held in New York City on Oct. 6, and attendees will be able to visit the store on Oct. 5-6.
- RFID Journal to Provide Education to Address Accelerating RFID Adoption in Aerospace, Defense
The company will hold its RFID in Aerospace and Defense event in Long Beach, Calif., on Oct. 20.