- ABRFID Announces Winners of Its 2017 IoT RFID Awards
The first edition of the prize was handed out to companies in three vertical categories, as well as in the GS1 EPCglobal category. In addition, an award was given to an outstanding professional who has helped to develop Brazil's RFID ecosystem.
- Inventor-e Launches Hybrid Auto-ID Solutions
The U.K. company is offering its Smartie tags and iSite readers, along with apps and software to manage deployments that can combine Bluetooth beacons with EPC and NFC passive RFID tags.
- Inlay Companies Testing EM Micro's Dual NFC and EPC Chip
EM Microelectronic's new dual-interface chip could enable inlay manufacturers to sell products that can be read using EPC UHF readers for tracking inventory, and by NFC-enabled phones or tablets in stores by consumers or store personnel.
- GS1 US Survey Finds Strong RFID Adoption
The results, released this week, found that 78 percent of retailers received at least some RFID-tagged merchandise (primarily apparel and footwear), with those retailers receiving, on average, 47 percent of those goods with EPC UHF RFID inlays.
- GS1 Expects Tagged-Item Performance Protocol Guideline to Boost RFID Adoption
The new guideline assigns grades to EPC UHF RFID tag specifications so that a supplier can tag its products with an RFID label that meets all the needs of retailers selling those products in their stores.
- Smartrac Group and RFMicron to Develop Passive Sensor Tags
Smartrac will offer a new line of EPC Gen 2 passive UHF inlays containing antennas that act as sensors able to detect humidity, pressure and other conditions.
- MET Labs to Test Gen 2 Hardware
EPCglobal chooses MET Laboratories to conduct hardware conformance and interoperability testing once EPCglobal ratifies its Generation 2 standards specification.