- Registration Now Open for RFID in Aerospace and Defense
The one-day conference, to be held on Dec. 13, 2017, will feature fast-track RFID training on Dec. 12, prior to the event's opening.
- RFID Tracks Safety Equipment for Fiji Airways
The airline finds that safety equipment inspections, which previously took hours per plane, can now be accomplished within a few minutes using a UHF RFID solution from EAM Worldwide.
- RFID Takes Flight at Rockwell Collins
The company has adopted Brady Corp.'s Aerospace RFID Solution, which is intended to bring flexibility to users, with a choice of 11 different on- or off-metal tags that can be wrapped around equipment such as metal seat frames or oxygen canisters.
- NYIT, X-wave Innovations Team Up to Develop RFID Technology for NASA
Fang Li, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the New York Institute of Technology, is partnering with the firm to develop an embedded sensor system capable of measuring temperature, pressure and strain levels on various rocket propulsion engine components.
- Boeing Deploys RFID In-House for Assembly Management
The company is using Fujitsu's new RFID Integrated Label to track up to 7,000 different components built into aircraft at four Boeing factory sites.
- Lockheed Martin to Deploy BLE Solution for RTLS at Orlando Facilities
The Tracko solution, from OnyxBeacon, was commercially released in late 2016, and includes beacons, an app and software platform to identify location, and sound alerts as configured by users.
- London Airport Enables Proximity Apps With BLE Beacons
Gatwick Airport's 2,000 Bluetooth Low Energy beacons, from Pointr Labs, are transmitting to the phones of passengers and airport personnel, so that the airport, airlines and stores can build apps that guide passengers to flights, offer them promotions at nearby stores, and provide location data to staff members responding to calls.
- Tamper-Evident Tag Transmits Whether or Not Seal Breaks
HID Global's edTamper Seal Tag was designed for airline use to track whether life vests packed under passenger seats were present and unopened, thereby ensuring they will operate properly if needed.
- Republic Airline Issues RFID Request for Proposals
The airline seeks to add RFID reading capabilities to the safety equipment on its aircraft, track parts on planes, and facilitate removal and installation transactions in its ERP system.
- Defense and Aerospace Industry Leaders to Discuss RFID's Benefits at LIVE! 2017
RFID Journal's 15th annual event, being held on May 9-11 in Phoenix, Ariz., will feature a defense and aerospace conference track including a DoD session panel.
- CEITEC Receives Certification for e-Passport Chip
The Brazilian semiconductor company has received Common Criteria International Safety Certification, enabling to market the product inside and outside the country.
- New Beacon Company Brings Intelligence to In-Flight Entertainment, Banks
Conichiwa, a spinoff of German hotel app firm conichi, is providing systems that recognize an individual or item based on beacon transmissions, and can thus personalize service or improve efficiency.
- RFID News Roundup
Zebra Technologies unveils mobile handheld devices for clinical mobility workflow, patient care ••• STMicroelectronics offers NFC technology for secure contactless payments, IoT ••• Brady, Vizinex RFID partner on aerospace tags ••• AiRISTA Flow, Conexus provide RTLS solutions to military hospitals ••• Shenzhen Chuangxinjia intros new RFID label for multiple applications ••• iSEEK Corp. announces compact shape code for embedded identification apps ••• Juniper Systems integrates UHF RFID with Mesa 2 rugged tablet.
- International LAX Terminal Sees 50 Percent Efficiency Gain for Wheelchair Responses With BLE
Aero Port Services is deploying its beacon-based solution at the Tom Bradley International Terminal, following testing that found average responses to wheelchair requests dropped from 15 to 20 minutes to only seven minutes.
- RIOgaleão Airport Adopts 3,000 BLE Beacons
Internet of Things technology is helping passengers at the main airport in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, find services via their smartphones.