- 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.
- New Beacon Company Brings Intelligence to In-Flight Entertainment, Banks
Conichiwa, a spinoff of German hotel app firm conichi, is providing systems that recognize an individual or item based on beacon transmissions, and can thus personalize service or improve efficiency.
- West Virginia Clinic Cuts Patient Wait Times With RFID
Stanley Healthcare's MobileView Analytics platform is helping Davis Medical Center to identify the average wait and visit times for each patient, and to improve efficiency based on that data.
- RFID Tracks Blood for Pediatric Transfusions
BloodCenter of Wisconsin and technology company Fresenius Kabi have piloted an RFID solution at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, to test how well the system helps to ensure that blood products are moved efficiently and are not overstocked or wasted when split into child-sized doses.
- BLE Eavesdrops on Machine Health With Augury System
The IoT startup has developed a Bluetooth Low Energy-based solution for sensors that detect the health of HVAC and other equipment, and transmit that data to a server for analysis of the machines' health status.
- Detego, IER Offer Joint RFID-enabled Solution for Fashion Industry
The companies say the system can greatly improve efficiency and inventory visibility.
- RFID Saves Man-Hours, Boosts Safety at Middle East Construction Project
Consolidated Contracting Co. has managed the flow of workers onto and off its Oman and UAE sites for safety and efficiency purposes, using Identec Solutions' active UHF RFID badges, UHF readers at gates and LF exciters installed under speed bumps.
- International LAX Terminal Sees 50 Percent Efficiency Gain for Wheelchair Responses With BLE
Aero Port Services is deploying its beacon-based solution at the Tom Bradley International Terminal, following testing that found average responses to wheelchair requests dropped from 15 to 20 minutes to only seven minutes.
- RFID News Roundup
AutomationDirect releases new RFID-coded non-contact safety switches ••• Idesco adds RFID encoding features to portable ID card printer ••• D-Tech International announces smart security system for school libraries ••• STAR Systems International intros new RFID vehicle hangtag ••• Elatec unveils TWN4 MultiTech reader.
- Kiremko Adds RFID to Potato-Cutting Machinery
The firm's KnifeGuard system can help food manufacturers reduce operational errors and more efficiently manage and maintain cutting blades.
- RFID Helps Automate Paper Products Manufacturing
WEPA is using technology from Vilant Systems, as well as RFID-enabled cardboard reel cores, to identify each jumbo reel of paper used to make toilet paper, paper towels and other products.
- RFID Journal Updates Categories for 11th Annual Awards
To better reflect the current state of RFID adoption, the RFID Journal Awards will now highlight the technology's best deployments in retail, manufacturing and health care, as well as in logistics and supply chain.
- Filter Manufacturer Senses an Opportunity
Donaldson is offering its customers a solution that uses pressure sensors to track the lifespan of filters used in diesel fuel dispensers, with the goal of keeping their operations flowing smoothly.
- Delta Air Lines, U.S. Air Force, Northrop Grumman and Others to Share Best Practices for Using RFID Technologies
RFID in Aerospace and Defense will help attendees determine how to deploy RFID in their operations.
- DOE's BENEFIT Initiative Seeks Low-Cost Building Sensors
The U.S. Department of Energy is funding three multi-year projects to create either passive or active RFID sensors that can collect temperature, humidity or other environmental data for use by building-management systems.