- Internet of Things Technology Tracks Pets in Airports
Unisys has released an app- and IoT-based solution that enables passengers to keep an eye on their pets before and after a flight, by viewing their location and the conditions around them, as well as watching the animals on video via wireless sensor technology.
- Heathrow Evaluates RFID Baggage Cart Tracking Test
The three-month project consisted of a UHF RFID solution from Vero Solutions, using the technology company's software and Impinj readers to track when baggage carts enter and depart a baggage claim area, to make cart management more visible.
- General Motors, Boeing to Keynote at RFID Journal LIVE! 2018
RFID Journal's 16th annual event, being held in Orlando on Apr. 10-12, will feature an impressive lineup of new case studies exploring how to use RFID to create business value.
- Auburn RFID Lab Expands to Avionics With Delta Gift
Delta Air Lines' Aviation Sensor ID Bay will be dedicated to researching and development related to RFID technology use for tracking flyable parts, baggage and tools for airlines, aircraft companies and original equipment manufacturers, as well as for the RFID companies that serve them.
- Ceitec Delivers 300,000 RFID Chips for Vehicular Tagging
The Brazilian semiconductor company has been homologated in record time and marketed to Q-Free, a Norwegian company that develops intelligent transport systems.
- 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.