- RFID Reduces Oxygen-Generator Waste for Delta Air Lines
The company is attaching William Frick RFID labels to the generators, and using Motorola handheld readers and AeroCheck software to ensure the units don't expire and are not discarded prematurely.
- Airbus Guides EADS Divisions' RFID Adoption
Speaking at RFID Journal LIVE! 2013, managers from Eurocopter, Cassidian and Astrium explained how they are launching RTLS and passive RFID solutions based on learnings from Airbus, which is using the technology to track aircraft parts and tools.
- Tego Releases 8-kilobit Dual-Memory RFID Chip and Tags
The new EPC UHF chip, designed to exceed the new ATA Spec 2000 requirements and be attached to aircraft parts, has lockable memory for birth record data, and rewritable memory for storing a variety of other information.
- Bloomingdale's, Carrier Top Keynote Speaker Lineup at RFID Journal LIVE! 2013
The two companies, along with BP, Vail Resorts and EADS, will offer presentations at this year's conference and exhibition, being held from Apr. 30 to May 2, in Orlando, Fla.
- Honeywell Aerospace Tags Parts for Airbus
The company is writing to high-memory tags on two parts destined for Airbus from three of its manufacturing facilities, with plans to tag additional components by the end of the year.
- MAINtag Beefs Up Its RFID Offerings, to Meet Demands in Aerospace
The French company opened a division in the U.S., and is expanding its tag, reader and software portfolio to address the growing needs of the aerospace industry for tracking parts.
- Airbus Expands RFID Part Marking Across All of Its Aircraft Families
Building on its A350 XWB deployment, the airplane manufacturer is now expanding its RFID part-marking activities to all seats and life vests for its A320, A330 and A380 aircraft.
- Motorola Updates Its 9000 Series Handheld Reader
Compared with its predecessor, the new MC9190-Z industrial handheld features a faster processor and more memory, as well as a larger screen and additional keyboard options.
- Southwest Accepts RFID Device to Track Cargo Temperatures
The solution, which the airline has been testing on its flights, uses Cold Chain Technologies' insulated containers and Intelleflex's RFID sensor tags.
- Final Agenda Announced for RFID Journal LIVE! Europe—Scandinavia
RFID Journal's eighth European event, to be held on Oct. 24-25, will include presentations from industry leaders and an in-depth preconference seminar focused on the construction and energy sectors.
- Registration Now Open for RFID Journal LIVE! 2013
RFID Journal's 11th annual conference will feature more than 50 case studies presented by leading end users, as well as solutions from more than 200 technology companies.
- Marlin Steel Introduces RFID-Enabled Baskets to Aid Manufacturing
The system is designed to increase visibility in the assembly process, to track components' locations and to ensure that a company has the correct quantity of parts on hand.
- Cubic Global Tracking Gets Approval for RF Sensors on Planes
The FAA says the company's low-power mesh-networking devices will not interfere with an airplane's navigational equipment.
- McCarran International Airport Expands Its RFID Baggage-Handling System
The Las Vegas airport's new Terminal 3 includes a Vanderlande solution with Motorola RFID readers and antennas, to track the screening and sortation of bags departing from the airport.
- Hong Kong Customs Moves Forward With E-Lock Plans
An electronic lock with an active RFID tag is being used to secure freight passing through customs and Hong Kong International Airport, ensuring that the cargo remains tamper-free, while also expediting the clearance process.