- RFID News Roundup
CAEN RFID, HCE Engineering offer industrial RAIN RFID kit ••• Marine Transport International, Agility Sciences deploy blockchain system for logistics ••• Synopsys BLE system achieves Bluetooth 5 qualification ••• STMicroelectronics, MediaTek combine NFC technology, mobile platform ••• Industrial IoT solutions from FreeWave Technologies provide weather data for Mount Washington Observatory ••• Identiv, nXient expand physical security, identity management solutions.
- Consumer-Facing NFC Comes to RFID Supply Chain Management System
eAgile's eLink brings NFC and UHF RFID together in a single tag that can be built into medication or product caps, seals or labels, so that it can be tracked through the supply chain via UHF and interrogated by consumers using an app.
- RFID Journal's Mark Roberti to Present Retail Omnichannel Strategies at Latam Retail Show
The company's founder and editor will speak on Aug. 30 about how radio frequency identification can benefit the retail sector.
- NXP Identifies Top Global Trends in RFID for Retail
Here are the major trends in radio frequency identification for the retail market, according to NXP Semiconductors.
- Bauarte Invests in Visibility, Customer Experience
For receipt, sale and transfer, all merchandise at the Brazilian company has been tagged with RFID, providing control and traceability of inventory counts.
- Registration Now Open for RFID Journal's 13th Annual European Event
RFID Journal LIVE! Europe, to be held on Nov. 16 in London (with a day of certification training on Nov. 15), will focus on the benefits of employing RFID to improve business operations across Europe.
- Savi Technology Offers Cold-Chain RFID Deployments in Africa
Several African agencies and oil companies have been using a Savi RFID solution known as OMNIS, from SGS, to provide traceability of oil and gas shipments; now the company is in discussions to track cold-chain goods as they are transported by truck, in order to identify or prevent thefts.
- Brazilian Retailer Lez a Lez Improves Inventory-Counting Process
The store, located in Asuncion, Paraguay, adopted RFID technology for merchandise receiving, inventory management and sales.
- 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.