- Blacksburg Transit Installs Beacons to Boost Ridership, Adjust Service
More than 12,000 riders use the beacon-enabled app to direct them to the correct bus stop; the agency employs the system to collect ridership data and modify bus dispatching accordingly.
- RFID Tracks Radioactive Materials Used by Oil Services Providers to Explore New Well Sites
The system, developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, is being tested by Baker Hughes to monitor the location and usage of such materials.
- RFID Journal Announces Winners of Its Ninth Annual Awards, RFID Startup Challenge
Interstate Batteries, Kuehne+Nagel, Detroit Diesel Corp. and Zebra Technologies are among this year's honorees.
- Waggle: An IoT Platform by Scientists, for Scientists
Computer scientists at the Argonne National Laboratory are working with a range of stakeholders, from academics to urban planners, to deploy easy-to-use sensor networks for better understanding the built and natural environments in which we live.
- Finalists Unveiled for Ninth Annual RFID Journal Awards
RFID Journal has announced the finalists for its 2015 RFID Journal Awards. The winners will be revealed at this year's LIVE! event, being held in San Diego, Calif., on Apr. 15-17.
- RFID Journal to Host Its Ninth Annual RFID Journal Awards
Submissions are now being accepted, with winners to be announced in April at RFID Journal LIVE! 2015.
- Air-Trak Brings Visibility to Waste Management
Specialty Solid Waste & Recycling, a California trash collector, has been using Air-Trak's RFID-enabled WasteConnect solution to record which bins its trucks pick up, and where.
- Call for Entries for Eighth Annual RFID Journal Awards
RFID Journal is now accepting submissions. The winners will be announced at LIVE! 2014, in April.
- N.J. Trash Collector Uses RFID to Pay Customers Who Recycle
To improve recycling rates, Sanico has installed readers on its collection trucks and is providing participating customers with bins fitted with passive EPC UHF tags.
- Forestry Company Expands RFID Deployment
Hawaiian Legacy Hardwoods is printing and encoding RFID tags onsite to record each tree's maintenance and location, while the company intends to also track equipment and personnel.
- Boeing, Hanmi Pharmaceutical, Impinj Among Winners of 2013 RFID Journal Awards
The winners for Best RFID Implementation, Most Innovative Use of RFID, Best Use of RFID to Enhance a Product or Service, Best in Show, Special Achievement and the RFID Green Award were announced today at the RFID Journal LIVE! conference.
- RFID Sensors Help Macau Museums Protect Art and Artifacts
The technology, installed throughout several of the region's historical museums, measures temperature and humidity levels to ensure exhibited items are not exposed to damaging heat or dampness.
- Norwegian Trash Collector Uses RFID to Clean Up Its Operations
The firm is employing AMCS Group's radio frequency identification solution to track each truck's pickup routes, ensure accounts are paid before trash bins are dumped, and know when a bin may contain the wrong sorts of items.
- At Edmonton's Aggregate-Recycling Facilities, RFID Provides an Extra Eye
The system alerts drivers in the event that an accident may be imminent, based on data from tags worn by personnel walking in the area, as well as readers installed on trucks.
- Walki Launches Service Using Lasers to Make Tag Antennas
The company claims that its Pantenna UHF antennas are less expensive than most others on the market, with a lower environmental impact.