Retailers, manufacturers and transportation companies will examine how new technologies work together in the supply chain.
An undisclosed prison in the Midwest will pay $3 million for an inmate tracking system that uses active RFID technology.
Texas Instruments' new vehicle immobilizers will make it more difficult for owners to conspire to cheat insurance companies.
Alien Technology recently demonstrated the world's first low-cost RFID tag based on the Auto-ID Center's specification.
NTRU, a startup that offers security software, has released of Java version of its NTRU encryption algorithm.
NanoPierce, a company with a new way to attach antennas to chips has signed a letter of intent with a German label maker.
The drugstore chain has joined the Auto-ID Center in the hope that RFID can ensure products haven't reached their expiration date.
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.