- RFID Helps Blind Workers Do Their Jobs
The system's developer says the RFID software designed for blind users is not only effective, it's an improvement on its original RFID software.
- Prison RFID Study Finds Planning Is Critical
A study from the RAND Corp. cites insufficient planning and training as major challenges for prison installations of RFID—but when installed and used properly, the technology can reduce violence and provide other benefits.
- U.K. Police Use RFID to Secure Tasers
The Nottinghamshire Police Department has deployed RFID-enabled cabinets to track the condition and usage of Tasers, as well as ensure that only authorized officers can access them.
- GSA Warehouse Tracks the Locations of Goods
A real-time locating system has provided the U.S. General Services Administration with visibility into the location of each tagged carton, envelope or pallet.
- U.S. Marines' Blount Island Command Attaches Passive Tags to Containers
The facility responsible for maintaining equipment and supplies aboard "maritime prepositioning ships" is deploying long-range Omni-ID EPC Gen 2 tags to expedite the loading and unloading of cargo.
- New Active RFID System Strives to Eliminate the 'Overhead'
InPoint says its system—consisting of "dumb tags" that transmit only an ID number, and low-cost reader modules that plug into computers—can read and locate more than 1,000 tags per second in highly metallic environments.
- USAF Boot Camp Tracks Boots
Defense Supply Center Philadelphia is installing an RFID system to ensure U.S. Air Force recruits acquire the proper clothing and footwear for their training and active duty, as well as to track goods though the supply chain from vendors, third-party-logistics providers and military warehouses.
- Israelita Albert Einstein Hospital Uses RFID to Track Temperatures, Assets
The Brazilian hospital says its deployment of AeroScout Wi-Fi tags and software helps it improve patient services, reduce labor and avoid spoilage of pharmaceuticals and tissues.
- DOD Redoubles Its Efforts to Lower Costs Via RFID
Paul Peters, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for supply chain integration, says his department is launching a second phase of RFID deployment, focused on reducing inventory and increasing efficiency.
- Evigia Announces Mobile All-in-One RFID Reader
The company, which provides RFID hardware to the U.S. Department of Defense and its vendors, has added its active 433 MHz reader module and software to Motorola's MC9090-G handheld interrogator, to create its new EV3-HHI-PAB device.
- In Haiti, RFID Brings Relief
In its efforts to provide assistance to the earthquake-damaged nation, the U.S. Department of Defense is using 433 MHz active RFID tags to track supplies and equipment.
- At RFID Journal LIVE! 2010, Leading RFID Technology Companies to Share Lessons Learned
The world's top RFID technology and service providers, led by Motorola, will demonstrate new products and share their unique insights at RFID Journal's eighth annual conference and exhibition, to be held on Apr. 14-16.
- U.S. Military Puts Its Insignia in Order
The Department of Defense's Institute of Heraldry is tracking its archived badges, medals and other insignia with RFID tags, and is using handheld readers to locate them, as well as a fixed portal to alert staff members if an item is removed.
- Keynotes Announced for RFID Journal LIVE! 2010
Industry leaders from Airbus, Bombardier Transportation, Motorola and the U.S. Department of Defense will highlight RFID's ability to deliver total business visibility.
- RFID Helps Naval Ships Defend Themselves From Missile Attacks
Lockheed Martin offers RFID functionality with its decoy-launching system, to help international navies ensure they fire the proper rounds.