- Chabot Space & Science Center Uses RFID to Teach Environmental Science
The California museum's new Bill Nye's Climate Lab exhibition incorporates EPC RFID technology, enriching the way in which visitors interact with the exhibits.
- UC Davis Winery Tracks Fermentation Via RFID Sensors
The system allows the school's new facility to track the sugar content and temperatures of its wine within each of its 152 fermenting vats, putting an end to manual measurements.
- Registration Now Open for RFID Journal LIVE! 2011
The RFID industry's biggest event, to be held on Apr. 12-14, in Orlando, Fla., will feature more than 50 case studies presented by leading end users, as well as solutions from more than 175 technology companies.
- Sensors Probe for Data in Ice and Mud
University of Southampton researchers have deployed wireless sensor systems to gather information about glacier movement, as well as forecast mudslides.
- RFID Journal Issues Call for Submission for Awards, Adds New Category
The company is accepting entries for the 2011 RFID Journal Awards, including a new award for best use of RFID to protect the environment, improve recycling or enhance sustainability.
- To Reduce Waste, Smug Customers Use RFID Coffee Mugs
The reusable plastic mugs contain a passive high-frequency tag enabling consumers to pay for beverages and earn discounts, as well as avoid the consumption of disposable paper cups and plastic lids.
- BASF Subsidiary Develops Better Crops Through RFID
At its research greenhouse, CropDesign uses passive tags to automatically measure the health and yield of genetically modified rice plants.
- Chitale Dairy Uses RFID to Improve Milk Yields
The system, developed at Bombay Veterinary College, combines RFID and cell-phone technologies to track data related to cow and water buffalo health in small farms.
- Denver Rolls Along on RFID-Powered Bikes
The city's bicycle-sharing program, Denver B-cycle, employs passive tags to automate the dispensing and usage of 500 bikes available at dozens of sites, as well as analyze routes taken by the participants.
- RFID Helps Foresters Grow Koa Trees
Hawaiian Legacy Hardwoods uses EPC Gen 2 tags to identify each tree it raises and then harvests for its investors.
- Tagged Tablets Memorialize the Deceased
The RosettaStone, containing a passive 13.56 MHz RFID tag, is designed to be either taken home as a keepsake or installed on a gravestone, to provide information regarding a departed loved one.
- Radioactive Waste Cleanup Project Becomes More Efficient, Greener
Bechtel Jacobs is now attaching EPC Gen 2 RFID tags to all trucks hauling hazardous waste for disposal at the East Tennessee Technology Park.
- New Mexico Scientists Use RFID to Explore Caves
University researchers are developing a wireless sensor system to track conditions within caverns and in other subterranean environments, following a test conducted at El Malpais National Monument Park.
- Eeliad Project Tracks Eels' Odyssey
Scientists are studying the migratory patterns of European eels in the North Atlantic, using transponders that detach from the fish in order to transmit a record of their journey.
- Malaysian Forestry Department Studies RFID
Seeking a system to help it satisfy EU regulations, the government agency recently completed a project using EPC Gen 2 tags to track the movement of logs through the supply chain.