- Peer-to-Peer: RFID's Killer App?
A Finnish company has developed peer-to-peer technology that enables companies to share real-time product information, regardless of the RFID tag used.
- Hitachi Unveils Smallest RFID Chip
The Japanese chipmaker recently showed off an RFID microchip that is just 0.3 square millimeter square.
- The Package Is the Computer
A Swedish startup has developed a low-cost, RFID-like system for embedding intelligence in packaging.
- New Ink for Printed RFID Antennas
A startup says it has developed highly conductive inks that can be printed on paper at high speeds.
- Flint Bets on Printed RFID Antennas
Flint Ink is investing several million dollars in a new facility that will develop inks for smart packaging.
- New Memory May Reduce RFID Cost
Impinj says its AEON Memory costs less than conventional nonvolatile memory and uses less power.
- Startup Courts Avery Dennison
NanoPierce says the label maker is exploring the possibility of using its antenna connection technique.
- Matrics Touts Smallest RFID Chip
The company's next-generation UHF integrated circuit will be half the size of a grain of sand.
- Label-Making Advance Touted
Blackstone Technology says its reel-to reel process is 10 times faster than conventional machines.
- Smart Sensors Use on the Rise
Manufacturers are designing low-cost smart sensors into everything from washing machines to cars.
- Group to Push Powered RFID Labels
The Smart Active Label Consortium hopes to create awareness of and standards for smart labels with thin-film batteries.
- New Unit for Active Smart Labels
Power Paper plans to design battery-powered labels for specific applications.
- Thin-Film Battery May Energize RFID
Cymbet has unveiled a flexible, thin-film, rechargeable battery that could transform active RFID technology.
- NASA Unveils Spray-On Circuits
The space agency showed how it can spray a thin film of metal on any object to create RF antennas and electronic circuits.
- New Magnetic Tag for Drugs
Flying Null has unveiled a new magnetic tag that could help reduce counterfeiting of pharmaceutical products.