Companies that wait for RFID tag prices to fall to less than five cents will be left behind, says Spectra Consulting's Philip Calderbank.
Access ID subsidiary will focus on selling customized contactless RFID cards to universities and corporations.
Frost & Sullivan says China's much-debated national identification card would provide a needed boost for the smart card industry.
Axcess has unveiled a new RFID tag that can detect the unauthorized movement of anything from PCs to missiles.
Machines communicating via RFID and Bluetooth connections could help save the telecom sector, says Forrester.
Scanpak will be able to integrate RFID data with legacy applications and push the information to desktops and mobile devices.
Savi Technology is teaming up with Qualcomm, a leader in mobile communications, to offer global supply chain tracking.
WhereNet Corp. and SkyBitz are joining forces to offer a system for tracking cargo containers in transit.
Gilbarco, a leader in gas station point of sales equipment, wants to extend RFID payments at the pump to car washes.
France's Inside Contactless plans to use the venture capital to develop new chips and expand in the U.S. and Asia.