- University of Alabama Tags Historical Garments Collection
Staff, students and volunteers are tagging thousands of items so they can be identified through a closed box, without being handled, by means of handheld RFID readers.
- Argonne National Laboratory Tests New Radiation-Sensing Tag
The ARG-US tag, codeveloped by Evigia Systems and ANL, is being deployed at the U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River Site, to gauge whether it can detect abnormal conditions involving storage barrels containing sensitive nuclear materials, as well as issue alerts in real time.
- Hong Kong Customs Moves Forward With E-Lock Plans
An electronic lock with an active RFID tag is being used to secure freight passing through customs and Hong Kong International Airport, ensuring that the cargo remains tamper-free, while also expediting the clearance process.
- J.D. Smith Tracks Pet Food Shipments Via RFID
The Canadian logistics company used pallets fitted with passive EPC tags to chronicle when goods were loaded and shipped to a retailer.
- Continental Tire Plant Increases Productivity, Reduces Waste
After installing AeroScout Wi-Fi-based RFID tags and RTLS software, the company's French factory is producing 5,000 more tires per day, while decreasing waste of materials by 20 percent.
- Hanmi Pharmaceutical Uses RFID to Automate Picking, Shipping
The Korean drugmaker—which has employed EPC tags to track 60 million items annually, and to help it carry out government-mandated price changes—is now expanding the system to wholesalers and drugstores.
- McDermott Sees Gains From RFID Tracking in Indonesia
The oil and gas construction company tested the use of RFID to monitor and track pipes being fabricated onsite, with preliminary results showing that the technology reduces the labor required to track inventory, while improving work-in-progress visibility.
- VGB Group to Deploy RFID at Its 120 Siberian and Crawford Stores
The company's decision follows its successful implementation of EPC Gen 2 technology in its Memove chain, launched last October.
- Bell Helicopter's On-Time Delivery Rate Climbs Higher
The aircraft manufacturer is managing the movement of parts from a central warehouse to each production location, using an RFID solution from OATSystems.
- RFID Helps Disney Employees Get Into Character
The company is using EPC passive UHF tags to track $100 million worth of costumes at its parks and on its cruise ships, making the issuance of garments a self-serve process, while also streamlining the counting of inventory.
- Luxury Apparel Maker to Test TexTrace's Fabric RFID Label
The new woven label, incorporating an EPC Gen 2 chip and a stitched-in antenna made of yarn, is being sewn into luxury goods, to provide brand authentication, inventory tracking and theft prevention.
- Portable Technology Solutions Releases ClearStream Software
The solution aims to make it easy for users to manage fixed EPC Gen 2 UHF RFID readers, and to read and write data encoded on tags and then store that information on a PC.
- RFID Journal Announces Winners of Its Sixth Annual Awards
Cisco Systems, Intel, BP International, Omni-ID, HP Brazil, Cecilia Occhiuzzi and Bill Hardgrave were all honored at LIVE! 2012.
- Battery Supplier Deploys RFID to Manage Product Inventory
A major automotive battery maker is using Seeonic's SightWare-Seeniq system, installed on shelving, so that it can view whether its batteries need to be restocked at third-party locations, such as auto repair shops and parts dealers.
- Eurocopter Approves RFID System for Its Aircraft
The aeronautical company has completed testing of STid's IronTag passive EPC Gen 2 tags and readers, designed to track the flight times of parts, and intends to install the solution on its Dauphin helicopters.