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  • Ceramics Company Gains Efficiency With RFID

    A radio frequency identification system has reduced the amount of time required for Porto Brasil Ceramica to count the items on its pallets, from 40 minutes down to three, within only three months of installation.

  • Hospital Prevents Contamination and Gains Efficiency via RFID

    A UHF RFID solution, provided by Telectronica and Zebra Technologies, has enabled Buenos Aires' Sanatorio Finochietto to view the locations and statuses of 80,000 pieces of clothing and linens as they are used, laundered and returned, thereby reducing manual labor and ensuring nothing leaves or re-enters the facility without proper laundering.

  • RFID Tracks Oil and Gas Equipment As It Is Rented and Returned

    Redback Energy Services has reduced a one-week inventory-counting process to about an hour, thanks to a UHF RFID-based solution from A2B Tracking that employs handheld readers, a smartphone app and a software platform.

  • Secure UHF Access Control Deployed in Moscow

    With an implementation from ISBC and FEIG Electronic, a parking authority at the Moscow International Business Center can provide automated access control with a long read range, thereby enabling fast entry, without the risk of hacking due to untraceable technology.

  • German Mail Carrier Tracks Letters via RFID, GSM Trackers

    During the past year, Postcon has expanded its passive RFID mail-tracking system, with active cellular and Wi-Fi-based Kizy trackers from Spectos to view the movements of sample letters in real time as they pass through sortation systems and hubs and are delivered to recipients.

  • RFID Brings Visibility to Water and Snow Sports Company

    The manufacturer has achieved an increase in productivity and a reduction in shipping errors for its surfboards and snowboards, by tracking each item via an RFID system from EPC Solutions Taiwan as it moves through each process.

  • Fret SNCF to Present at RFID Journal LIVE! Europe

    The largest rail freight operator in France will speak about its use of Internet of Things technologies to provide a more efficient freight transport service.

  • Zebra Study Reveals Executives' Priorities

    According to the research, 89 percent of the companies polled are investing in labor and technology to expand their warehouse deployments by 2024.

  • EECC Study Expands Structure to Test IoT-based RFID Tags

    The European EPC Competence Center's latest annual report addresses the functionality of a widening variety of UHF RFID tags that can come with impedance-based sensors, high memory, greater sensitivity, more security and improved sustainability.

  • RTLS Brews Up Benefits for Historic Czech Republic Beer

    Sewio's ultra-wideband solution, deployed this year, enables Budweiser Budvar to determine the locations of its forklifts within centimeters, and to thereby understand the movements of its returnable pallets, thus preventing errors, increasing efficiency and reducing inventory space.

  • SmartX Launches Multilinear RFID Portals

    The technology, which gathers multiple antennas in different positions, allows readings where the exact positions of tags cannot be guaranteed, and at a lower cost.

  • Virtual Event: RFID in Harsh Environments

    View the PDFs and recordings from RFID Journal's recent online event.

  • Air France Contract to Bring RFID to 40 Million Baggage Tags Annually

    French tag company Paragon ID has developed its first RFID baggage label as part of a three-year contract with Air France, to enable automated baggage tracking at Charles de Gaulle Airport by 2020.

  • RFID Brings Gains to Small Apparel Brand

    Southern Fried Cotton, which opted to leverage a technology more commonly deployed by big companies, has brought its customer chargeback rate down by 98.8 percent, increased its warehouse efficiency and achieved an ROI within less than a year.

  • RFID Data Helps Power Schneider Electric's Smart Factory

    The company is inviting customers and partners to view its IoT solution that employs data from RFID, as well as augmented and virtual reality systems, to monitor the status of production and supplies, capture analytics regarding work-in-progress and boost efficiency.

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