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RFID Journal covers the role RFID is playing at Boeing, Airbus, commercial airlines and the U.S. Department of Defense, as well as in tracking assets and ensuring homeland security.

RFID Powers Smart Balls, Luggage Tags

Kookaburra's Smart Balls with SportCor technology using BLE transmissions, as well as British Airways' RFID-enabled luggage tags, are leveraging a wireless transmission solution from Powercast that powers devices, eliminating the need for USB-cabled recharging or, in some cases, batteries.

Aerospace Case Studies

RFID Powers WIP and Tool Management for Composites Manufacturer

U.K.-based Atlas Composite Technologies has deployed a single solution to manage the production of its products from raw composite materials through freezing, thawing and autoclaving, while the same technology ensures the tools needed for these processes are available and in good working order.

Aerospace Features

RFID Industry Predicts Growth, Diversification

Technology companies have spent the past year expanding RFID use in apparel and other retail deployments, while health care, manufacturing, aviation and other sectors are expected to follow that trend.

Aerospace Editor's Notes

Learn RFID Best Practices from BAE Systems

The presentation the company delivered at RFID Journal LIVE! 2019 offers valuable lessons to any business that wants to deploy an RFID solution successfully.

Aerospace Expert Views

Asset Tracking Around the World

Thanks to the increased visibility provided by the Internet of Things, companies can more efficiently and cost-effectively monitor maintenance issues and the real-time status of their assets.

Aerospace Best Practices

RFID Journal LIVE! 2019 Report, Part 2

RFID Journal recently held its 17th annual conference and exhibition. View the presentations from the event's main conference sessions and the RFID Journal Awards.

Aerospace How To Articles

RFID Journal LIVE! 2019 Report, Part 2

RFID Journal recently held its 17th annual conference and exhibition. View the presentations from the event's main conference sessions and the RFID Journal Awards.

Aerospace Videos

Aerospace White Papers

  • Baggage-Handling Models That Can Help the Implementation of IATA Resolution 753
    Published February 2016
    Resolution 753 regarding airline baggage tracking will go into effect in June 2018, mandating that all IATA members maintain an accurate inventory of luggage by monitor¬ing its acquisition and delivery. Beumer Group's Kim Madsen discusses the resolution's aim, what it means for airlines and airports, how RFID and other technologies can be implemented, the minimum requirements, physical challenges and more. (4 pages)
  • Choosing the Optimum Architecture for UWB RTLS
    Published June 2013
    Real-time locating systems (RTLS) operating in the ultra-wideband domain are becoming more common in many applications, ranging from automated student attendance verification to tool tracking for major aircraft manufacturers. UWB offers many attributes enabling it to provide new capabilities not possible with traditional RTLS technology. Zebra Technologies explains how the choice of UWB RTLS architecture can impact a user's ability to achieve a solid return on investment. (6 pages)
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