- Comcast Puts RFID in Data Centers to Track Assets
The solution, provided by Asset Vue, using hardware made by RCD Technology and Element ID, enables Comcast's staff to conduct audits using RFID readers in mere hours rather than days, and to view the locations of servers on its database.
- 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.
- RFID on Lookout for Wildfires in China
Qingyuan Forestry is piloting a fire-detection solution that includes ZigBee-based wireless sensors.
- SencorpWhite Adds RFID to Medical Storage Unit
The company's MicroVert secure device for dispensing high-value supplies, pharmaceuticals or blood now comes equipped with RFID, to automatically identify what is removed and returned, and to manage inventory.
- American Apparel Adopting RFID at Every Store
After several years of trialing item-level EPC Gen 2 passive tags and readers at select locations, the clothing company is now installing the technology at all of its retail operations worldwide.
- Goodpack to RFID-enable 2.6 Million Bulk Containers
The Singapore-based container company is using EPC tags and readers to track the locations and conditions of its reusable steel IBCs at its depots, and at its customers' facilities, across the globe.
- Phish Foundation Saves Labor at Concerts
WaterWheel, the rock band's charitable arm, is using Truecount's RFID EPC UHF solution to make inventory counts efficient and accurate for merchandise it gives away to donors as thank-you gifts.
- RFID to Improve Management of Corporate Artwork
Corporate Art Force, which provides art procurement and installation services to U.S. and Canadian companies, is using EPC UHF tags and readers to track paintings and sculptures that its clients display at their worksites.
- T-Systems, Intel Test RFID to Track Servers at Model Data Center
At their jointly operated DataCenter 2020, the companies have installed passive EPC UHF tags on servers, as well as readers on racks and doorways.
- GS1 US Offers "EPC Item-Level Readiness Program" Aimed at Retailers, Suppliers
The program, consisting of webinars, discussion groups and support tools, is intended to help U.S. consumer goods suppliers and retailers pilot and deploy EPC-based UHF Gen 2 item-level RFID technology.
- RTLS to Increase Patient Visibility Within Tallahassee Memorial's Surgical Suite
The Florida hospital is expanding its existing AeroScout Wi-Fi-based RFID system to track patients entering and leaving its ORs, and to display data about each patient's status on a reader board.
- Kid's Clothing Company Uses RFID From Factory to Store
Trasluz's manufacturing plants apply EPC tags to all products, enabling the company's warehouse to track their arrival and departure, and its franchise-operated stores to employ RFID for inventory tracking, at the point of sale and for security.
- Construction Waste-Management Company Uses RFID and GPS
Challande employs AgoraBee's ChisFleet solution to track the locations of metal trash containers that may be dispersed to dozens or hundreds of customers throughout Switzerland.
- Researchers Seek to Reduce Wastage for First-Strike Rations
A Florida group is studying ways to track the temperatures of food rations traversing the U.S. military's supply chain, and is developing software that would calculate how temperature could alter shelf-life.
- Firearms Distributors to Track Guns Via RFID
American Tactical Imports and sister company AmChar Wholesale are deploying EPC Gen 2 RFID tags and readers to create a record of when firearms are received, stored and shipped, and to send an alert if a weapon ends up missing.