- U.S. Army Testing RFID for Medical Biodefense Management
The military's medical research lab has been applying RFID labels to biological samples for vaccine, drug and infectious disease management research, to ensure that the samples can be identified in freezers without being removed from cold storage.
- Four Naval Shipyards Deploying Forklift-Based RFID System
The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences is preparing to deploy UHF RFID readers from Venture Research at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard this spring, followed by three more piers, to manage container location and movement.
- NATO Samples New GPS-Based Tags, Expands Active RFID Use
Nations and partners in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization can now purchase SCT Technology's active RFID- and GPS-based hardware and software directly from the NATO Support and Procurement Agency, as its use of wireless technologies to track containers, palletized goods and vehicles throughout the supply chain grows.
- Daimler, BAE Systems to Keynote at RFID Journal LIVE! 2019
The two industrial firms will present in-depth case studies at RFID Journal's 17th annual event, to be held in Phoenix, Ariz., on Apr. 2-4.
- IoT Brings Connectivity to Wounded Warriors
The MobileHelp Smart wristband, with cellular connectivity from KORE Wireless, enables individuals who are prone to requiring health-care or mental-health assistance on an emergency basis to easily summon help from an activity-tracker watch.
- DLA Plans IoT Solution for Tracking Assets at Texas Facility
The agency has signed a multi-million-dollar contract with Savi to initially track the movements of 24,000 vehicles and other high-value assets at the Red River Deport, as well as wherever the vehicles are deployed around the world.
- RFID News Roundup
Smartrac intros RFID tags for luggage, supply chain, automotive and industrial use ••• Savi receives orders for active RFID tags from two U.S. defense agencies ••• Guardhat partners with technology, consulting and software firms to commercialize smart safety equipment ••• Bluepyc, RFID Canada form distribution partnership for IoT, BLE technologies ••• CYBRA, Sewio Networks announce RTLS partnership.
- Registration Open for RFID in Aerospace and Defense 2018
The one-day conference, being held in Arlington, Va., on Dec. 12, will feature fast-track RFID training on Dec. 11, prior to the event's opening.
- Savi-DoD Contract Brings Cellular Connectivity, Mobility to Asset Management
The U.S. Department of Defense has signed its latest RFID-IV contract with Savi as the sole provider for updated technology, including hybrid RFID and cellular tags, lighter infrastructure kits and interrogation capability for RFID transponders when readers are unavailable.
- Registration Now Open for RFID in Aerospace and Defense
The one-day conference, to be held on Dec. 13, 2017, will feature fast-track RFID training on Dec. 12, prior to the event's opening.
- Lockheed Martin to Deploy BLE Solution for RTLS at Orlando Facilities
The Tracko solution, from OnyxBeacon, was commercially released in late 2016, and includes beacons, an app and software platform to identify location, and sound alerts as configured by users.
- Defense and Aerospace Industry Leaders to Discuss RFID's Benefits at LIVE! 2017
RFID Journal's 15th annual event, being held on May 9-11 in Phoenix, Ariz., will feature a defense and aerospace conference track including a DoD session panel.
- LIVE! 2017 Keynotes to Discuss RFID Deployments Currently Under Way
RFID Journal's upcoming event will feature several keynotes and general sessions, including presentations from Honda, the U.S. Army and Auburn University.
- RFID News Roundup
Zebra Technologies unveils mobile handheld devices for clinical mobility workflow, patient care ••• STMicroelectronics offers NFC technology for secure contactless payments, IoT ••• Brady, Vizinex RFID partner on aerospace tags ••• AiRISTA Flow, Conexus provide RTLS solutions to military hospitals ••• Shenzhen Chuangxinjia intros new RFID label for multiple applications ••• iSEEK Corp. announces compact shape code for embedded identification apps ••• Juniper Systems integrates UHF RFID with Mesa 2 rugged tablet.
- RFID News Roundup
NFC Forum unveils tag-certification initiative, calls for participation ••• Fly Delta app adds push notifications for baggage check-in ••• DHS releases strategic principles for securing Internet of Things ••• Fior Markets' 2016 global handheld RFID terminal market report ••• Siemens' new RFID readers for flexible applications ••• Thinfilm, Bedford offer smart hangtag for NFC mobile marketing ••• Gooee partners with PointGrab to enhance smart lighting platform.