- Identec Solutions Acquires Baumer Ident
The auto-ID systems maker will integrate Baumer's portfolio of RFID tracking solutions.
- Gen 2 EPC Protocol Approved as ISO 18000-6C
The International Standards Organization has made EPCglobal's UHF Gen 2 air-interface protocol a part of its ISO/IEC 18000-6 standard.
- RedPrairie Adds RFID Features to WMS
The latest version of DLx Warehouse aims to make RFID a more integral part of supply-chain and distribution operations.
- New RFID Products for Coping with Metal
FAT tags are designed to work well on metal parts, and a new reader can be installed under metal conveyors.
- BP Tests RFID Sensor Network at U.K. Plant
The energy company seeks to determine how the technology might help it manage its chemical inventory, increase stock visibility and reinforce safe-handling business rules.
- Hoboken RFID-enables Its Parking Permits
Armed with handheld RFID interrogators, the city's parking-enforcement officers can spot scofflaws in just a few seconds.
- NFC Forum Announces Technology Architecture
The group says its first standards will be released during the third quarter.
- DaimlerChrysler Putting RFID Tags in Kanban Cards
The automaker plans to begin pilot RFID projects that will increase the visibility of parts at two of its German production sites.
- Ford Canada Adopts RFID System to Keep Parts Flowing
By July, the automaker's Oakville assembly plant will use active tags to track nearly 1,000 parts-filled trucks.
- Alien Seeks to Disprove Intermec Patent Infringement
Alien says it is seeking a declaratory judgment to prove its RFID products do not violate Intermec’s intellectual property.
- Honeywell Launches Sensor Network Kit
As its first foray into wireless sensor mesh networking, the technology company is selling development kits with wireless sensor network technology developed by Crossbow.
- Tire-Tag Maker Offers Blowout Price
Advanced ID says it will drop per-tag prices to 40 cents for orders of at least 10 million.
- Utah Buses to Get RFID-Enabled Fareboxes
In time for next winter's ski season, the Utah Transit Authority plans to implement what it claims is the United States' first contactless payment system installed on buses.
- TI Sells Sensors & Controls Business
The company says it will retain its radio frequency identification group, claiming the sale will help focus its efforts in the semiconductor arena, including RFID.
- Auto Industry RFID Data Standard Proposed
EPCglobal and AIAG have proposed an RFID tag data structure allowing tire manufacturers to use both Electronic Product Code and existing data identifiers.