- 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.
- Eurosonic Noorderslag Attendees Use RFID to Access Concerts, Workshops and Panels
The 3,150 participants wore RFID wristbands to gain admission to performances and seminars—and, in some cases, to receive beverages and learn more about a particular program or band.
- Lipa Betoni Uses Bluetooth-Based RTLS to Manage Production
The Finnish precast-concrete manufacturer says 9Solutions' Indoor Positioning and Communication Solution is helping it to become more efficient.
- PigTracker Project Finds UHF Tags Effective for Swine
The Danish Agriculture & Food Council conducted a three-year pilot at five farms to learn how well EPC passive UHF tags performed for tracking pigs.
- Cisco Tracks IT Assets Via RFID
The manufacturer of routers and switches that run the Internet is turning to radio frequency identification to know where its blade servers and other assets are located, in real time.
- Children's Hospital Colorado to Expand Wireless Sensor System
The hospital reports that TempSys' CheckPoint solution has already paid for itself "a couple of times over," by reducing the amount of labor required to track temperatures within blood coolers and other units.
- POAGS Uses RFID to Manage Ore Deliveries
Australia's largest bulk and general stevedoring company is utilizing active tags and readers to identify ore-hauling trucks, and to direct their drivers to the appropriate hoppers.
- Ameya Logistics Uses RFID to Add Efficiency, Value to Its Freight Yard
The Indian company has installed a system that utilizes EPC Gen 2 tags and readers to capture and store data about the location of each container stored at its facility near Mumbai.
- RFID Takes Root at Baas Plantenservice
The Dutch horticultural distributor has found a number of ways to benefit from EPC tags attached to trolleys for transporting plants.
- 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.
- RFID Aids Fueling for Canadian Bus Operator
Coast Mountain Bus Co. is installing a TagMaster RFID solution as part of its fuel-management system from Coencorp, to identify buses and permit fueling with appropriate fluids.
- California Freight Yard Tracks Trailers Via RFID
DSC Logistics uses RFID readers on its yard truck, and at its gate, to monitor where each trailer is located, and then shares that data with customers and freight carriers.