- Maryland's Medical Examiner to Track Human Bodies Via RFID
After using EPC Gen 2 passive UHF tags and readers to track paperwork for one year, the organization expects to soon begin utilizing RFID wristbands to track the decedents as well.
- Cotemar Uses RTLS to Manage Safety, Supplies for Offshore Oil Workers
The company is employing AeroScout Wi-Fi RFID tags to track the whereabouts of personnel and visitors on each of four offshore platforms that serve as floating hotels for PEMEX employees working on oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico.
- New Chicago-area Casino Chips Its Uniforms
To streamline the management of its complicated uniform inventory process, Rivers Casino has sewn EPC RFID tags into 20,000 pieces of apparel.
- Grupo Exito Launches Major Electronics Tagging Pilot
The Colombian retailer has tagged more than 45,000 items at its new electronics store in Bogota.
- Canadian Investment Group RFID-Enables Shareholder Elections
Fonds de solidarité FTQ is using EPC tags and readers to automate the counting and weighting of votes, to speed up the election process and eliminate the risk of errors.
- RFID Tracks Gear for Australian Customs and Border Protection
The agency is using HF passive tags and readers at 22 offices and on numerous vessels, to track the location and maintenance records for thousands of weapons and pieces of equipment.
- 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.
- Treehouse Labs Unveils iPhone RFID System for Locating People and Things
The solution consists of application software, active tags and an RFID reader built into a case that snaps onto the phone. In the future, the tags could be combined with sensors to monitor such things as an athlete's concussion risk.
- Great Wolf Lodge Combines Storytelling With RFID
The waterpark resort has deployed a game that employs tagged stuffed toy animals to provide an interactive storytelling experience for children.
- RFID Readers Installed at U.S.-Mexican Bridges to Help Ease Traffic Congestion
To better measure traffic flow, the Texas Transportation Institute and private R&D organization Battelle have installed a system that reads government-issued passive UHF tags attached to the windshields of northbound commercial traffic.
- Ad Agency Kicks Back With an RFID-activated Beer Dispenser
At its Boston headquarters, Arnold Worldwide has installed a vending machine that uses RFID to dispense and manage the quantity of craft beer that it provides free to its staff.
- 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.
- U.S. Veterans Department Announces RFP for Nationwide RTLS Solution
In December, the department expects to release a request for proposal for a $550 million project to improve efficiency and gain asset visibility via active and passive RFID and real-time location technology.
- Lockheed Looks for a Savi Buyer
The defense contractor seeks to sell off its 433 MHz RFID tag and reader division, which plans to shift its marketing and product-development focus to the commercial sector.
- Monongahela Valley Hospital Merges Medical Records With RTLS
The Pennsylvania facility has integrated Meditech's Emergency Department Management software with Awarepoint's RFID-based patient-management solution, to provide it with data regarding a patient's location, condition and treatment.