- RFID-enabled Lexus Ad Debuts in Pages of Wired Magazine
The publication's readership can access information about the carmaker's new app suite, by tapping a mobile phone against an NFC label attached to an advertisement within its April edition.
- Daimler Sees Potential Benefits of Using RFID to Track Quality-Control
Having completed several successful test deployments, the carmaker is now in the process of installing RTLS hardware and passive EPC tags across one of its plant's quality-assurance areas.
- Battery Supplier Deploys RFID to Manage Product Inventory
A major automotive battery maker is using Seeonic's SightWare-Seeniq system, installed on shelving, so that it can view whether its batteries need to be restocked at third-party locations, such as auto repair shops and parts dealers.
- 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.
- Goodyear Dunlop Europe Plans RFID Trials for Bus Tires
The manufacturer, already tagging race truck and trailer tires, is now eyeing other commercial markets for the technology, in order to leverage its FleetOnlineSolutions program to share tire data between itself, owners and service providers.
- 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.
- Smartrac Acquires UPM RFID, Becoming a UHF Tag Leader
With its acquisition of UPM RFID, as well as Neology and KSW Microtec, Smartrac has moved to the front of the market for passive UHF RFID tags and inlays.
- 10 Fields Automotive Dealerships to Adopt RFID
The MyDealerLot solution, using passive UHF radio frequency identification technology, enables the dealerships' maintenance and sales staff to greet customers personally, and provide more efficient service.
- RFID Keeps Engine Noise in Check at Racecourse
The Nurburgring Motorsport Complex is using a system from sound engineers BeSB featuring Identec Solutions' RFID technology, to identify the amount of sound made by vehicles passing through residential areas.
- Germany's RFID-based Automotive Network Gets Rolling
More than a dozen automakers, suppliers, logistics companies, research institutes and IT firms are working on both a standardized use of RFID technology, and data exchange within the network.
- Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America Hopes to Save Costs Through RFID
The manufacturer of automotive electrical parts is working with Midtronics to introduce a system that uses radio frequency identification to guide workers through maintenance and diagnostic procedures, and records results on RFID tags attached to trucks and components.
- RFID Journal Announces Live RFID-Enabled Supply Chain Demonstrations
Top technology companies will provide real-world supply chain demonstrations on the exhibit floor at the ninth annual RFID Journal LIVE! conference and exhibition.
- TrazeTag Designs Rubberized RFID Labels for Abusive Environments
Each tag's passive RFID inlay is protected by a flexible plastic material that can be custom-molded with wear-resistant text and graphics, for identifying pipes, cable or heavy equipment.
- Registration Now Open for RFID Journal LIVE! 2011
The RFID industry's biggest event, to be held on Apr. 12-14, in Orlando, Fla., will feature more than 50 case studies presented by leading end users, as well as solutions from more than 175 technology companies.
- Trimble Acquires ThingMagic
The provider of positioning and tracking solutions will incorporate ThingMagic's EPC RFID technology into its own products for the construction and mobile services sectors, while ThingMagic will also continue to operate as an RFID reader and solutions provider, as a Trimble division.