- 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.
- Bell Helicopter's On-Time Delivery Rate Climbs Higher
The aircraft manufacturer is managing the movement of parts from a central warehouse to each production location, using an RFID solution from OATSystems.
- Eurocopter Approves RFID System for Its Aircraft
The aeronautical company has completed testing of STid's IronTag passive EPC Gen 2 tags and readers, designed to track the flight times of parts, and intends to install the solution on its Dauphin helicopters.
- Finalists Unveiled for Sixth Annual RFID Journal Awards
The winners will be revealed next month at RFID Journal LIVE! 2012, for Best Implementation, Most Innovative Use, Best Use to Enhance a Product or Service, Best in Show, Special Achievement and the Green Award, as well as a new award for Best RFID Thesis.
- Brazilian Air Force Boosts Efficiency of Its Air Logistics Center
The organization is using EPC RFID tags to reduce the time required to load cargo, from an average of 3.5 days down to 3 hours, and has also increased productivity by 600 percent.
- RFID Takes Wing at Composite Aircraft Components Plant
A U.S. aircraft parts manufacturer has adopted a solution from Xerafy and OATSystems to track composite materials and molds exposed to extreme temperatures during storage and production.
- Zebra, OAT Partner on Solutions Combining Passive and Active Tags
The companies will incorporate OATSystems' passive RFID middleware into Zebra Technologies' existing RTLS products, enabling customers to track goods and assets using active and passive RFID on a single platform.
- Boeing to Launch RFID Program for Airlines in February
The system will allow the company's customers to track the maintenance records of their aircraft parts using high-memory RFID tags, and may enable it to track those parts' locations as well in the future.
- Asco Tracks Component-Building Tools Via RFID
An EPC Gen 2 system provided by Zetes-RFIDea enables the aircraft-components manufacturer to more easily track the location and maintenance of its machining tools.
- Intrusion-Detecting Sensors Protect Borders, Troops
Lockheed Martin and Textron each offer active wireless mesh-network systems to the military and private sector, to monitor movements or hazardous conditions.
- Tagsys, ICM Airport Technics Market RFID Bag Tag to Airlines
The tag, based on the one used by Qantas, can not only be used to streamline baggage check-in at airports that have deployed RFID readers, but also display flight data on its built-in electronic-paper screen at non-RFID-equipped facilities.
- Registration Now Open for RFID Journal's 10th Annual Event
RFID Journal LIVE! 2012 will feature more than 50 case studies presented by leading end users, as well as solutions from more than 175 technology companies.