- Savi Wins $10M Contract from Australian Military
Savi Technology has landed a US $10.1 million contract to supply Australia's military, the Australian Defence Force (ADF), with RFID technology to better the organization's supply chain operations.
- RFID Reader Companies Chosen by DoD
The U.S. Department of Defense this week awarded "Blanket Purchase Agreement" contracts for RFID readers as part of its initiative to deploy the technology across its supply chain.
- U.S. DoD Publishes RFID Regulations
The U.S. Department of Defense yesterday published the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement, which outlines the regulations for shipping the DoD RFID-tagged goods.
- Alien Passes 50 Million RFID Tag Milestone
With all the excitement swirling around the , it has been easy to forget that we are still firmly rooted in a GEN 1 world. Take for example Alien Technology's announcement this week that it has shipped 50 million first generation Class 1 tags.
- Tom Ridge Joins Savi Technology Board of Directors
Tom Ridge, former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, has joined the board of directors of Savi Technology, a leading RFID solutions provider based in Silicon Valley.
- First Group of DOD RFID Contracts Awarded
Alien Technologies, Avery Dennison, Intermec, CDO, and Lowry have been awarded the first group of the DOD's five-group 2005 RFID contracts.
- Intermec Wins First of Five Big RFID Government Contracts
Intermec has won the first of five contracts to be awarded by the U.S. federal government throughout 2005 as part of the Automatic Information Technology (AIT) RFID initiative.
- Avery Dennison Commits $35M to RFID
Label making giant Avery Dennison is forging ahead with an aggressive $35 million commitment to RFID development in 2005 alone.
- Department of Defense Wants RFID Shipments
Attendees to a U.S. Department of Defense summit being held this week in Washington, D.C., got an update on the department's RFID initiative: the DOD is ready to accept RFID-tagged shipments.
- WhereNet Deploys RFID Asset Tracking for Army Depot
The Tobyhanna army depot has chosen WhereNet's Real-Time Locating System to automate the tracking and inventorying of its radar systems.
- RFID News Roundup
VeriChip announces IPO; RFID consortium to hold open workshop; Nordic ID rolls out UHF handheld for Europe; RFID maturing rapidly, says report; firms partner on retail RFID solutions; do-it-yourselfers devise tag killer.
- U.S. Air Force to Launch RFID Pilot
Shipments will be tracked from four locations in the United States to two air bases in Germany using UHF EPC tags.