- GE Announces Plans to Develop RFID-Guided Robots for Managing Surgical Tools
Scientists at GE Global Research will spend two years developing a prototype system for VA hospitals, using RFID to help automate the process of transporting, cleaning and storing surgical tools.
- Trivilita Installs RFID to Better Manage Bedroom Furnishings
The Lithuanian company, an IKEA supplier, has improved efficiency and reduced shipping errors by using passive EPC tags to track goods.
- RFID Journal LIVE! 2013 to Feature Nine Preconference and Four New Post-conference Seminars
The company's 11th annual conference and exhibition will include seminars and workshops focused on RFID's use in various industries.
- Faconnable Adopts RFID Across the Globe
The international high-end clothing designer is installing Tagsys' FiTS solution at 70 stores and three distribution centers, to provide supply chain visibility, fast point-of-sale processing and security at the store doors.
- Wellhead Manufacturer Tracks Products Via RTLS
A Wi-Fi-based AeroScout RFID solution, installed by Boston Networks, allows FMC Technologies to track the location and, thus, the status of each piece of equipment as it is assembled or serviced.
- RFID Eliminates Shrinkage at Borsheims' Jewelry Store
The Berkshire Hathaway-owned retailer is using TJS' ZeroShrink software and RFID technology to capture daily inventory counts and sales data for watches and high-value jewelry.
- R-pac Offers Small EPC UHF Label With Long Range Read
Macy's, JC Penney and other major retailers have already tested the new labels, made with Smartrac's new WebLite inlay.
- Android Industries' Auto Subassembly Plant Boosts Efficiency
The company cuts labor costs by 10 percent and improves safety, by using Zebra Technologies' Material Flow system for parts replenishment.
- Minho University's Social Services Department Tags Its Assets
SASUM is using handheld RFID readers and passive EPC Gen 2 tags to track and store data regarding the conditions and locations of 20,000 pieces of furniture, computers and other items.
- Online Grocer Tracks Orders Via RFID
Spanish company Tudespensa.com can ensure that goods picked and loaded with an automated system are delivered properly, by reading RFID tags on the totes in which those items are packed, using technology from RFID Dipole.
- RFID Helps IKEA Furniture Maker Eliminate Shipping Errors
Lithuanian company Klaipedos Baldai attaches EPC RFID tags to pallets of products it sends to IKEA stores worldwide, ensuring that only the correct items are loaded onto trucks.
- Knapp Conveyor Uses RFID to Help Sort and Pack Items in Proper Sequence
The hanging conveyor system, outfitted with passive tags and readers, is being installed at a warehouse run by Olymp, a German manufacturer of men's shirts.
- Emergency Medical Services Providers Try New Equipment-Managing RFID Solution
The system, offered by a nationwide equipment servicer, will enable ambulance crews to verify that the correct equipment is loaded into their vehicles, and to view an alert if anything is being left behind in the field.
- Tagit-EAS, Truecount Work on Circumvention Resistant RFID Tag
The two companies plan to release the multifunction tag—which combines EPC RFID with EM-based electronic article surveillance—by mid-January, as well as software to manage data collected by both technologies.
- Ann Arbor VA Hospital Tracks Lab Supplies Via RFID
WaveMark's smart cabinets and read stations enable the Michigan medical center to monitor where its lab products are located, when they are used on a patient and when they may be due to expire.