- 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.
- Italian Study Shows How RFID Can Help Reduce Supermarket Overstocks
The pilot used EPC Gen 2 UHF tags and readers to track the movements of cartons of goods into and out of an Auchan distribution center, to a store, and then to that store's trash compactor.
- Finalists Unveiled for Sixth Annual RFID Journal Awards
The winners will be revealed next month at RFID Journal LIVE! 2012, for Best Implementation, Most Innovative Use, Best Use to Enhance a Product or Service, Best in Show, Special Achievement and the Green Award, as well as a new award for Best RFID Thesis.
- Mygrant Glass Uses RFID for Delivery Confirmation
The automotive glass wholesaler is utilizing IDBlue's UHF RFID readers to interrogate tags at close range, and to transmit read data to an iPad via a Bluetooth connection.
- Virtual Chemistry Inc. RFID-Enables Its Lab-Animal Management Solution
The provider of software and services for the life-sciences industries has added support for EPC Gen 2 UHF tags and readers, to automate the process of conducting inventory counts of cages filled with laboratory animals, enabling billing and care records.
- Asset-Tracking Technology Helps iGPS Rescue Its Pallets
The company is using a combination of EPC Gen 2 RFID and battery-powered GPS/GPRS tags to increase visibility into its pool of plastic pallets, and to save missing pallets from being chopped up and sold to recyclers.
- RFID Solution Tries to Put the Brakes on Warehouse Accidents
Several consumer goods manufacturers are testing technology from Transmon Engineering to alert forklift drivers when they come within range of a pedestrian.
- Vizualiiz's LightsOn Solution Uses RFID to Locate Servers
Several data centers are employing the system to view a 3-D map of their facilities, including every rack, shelf and server, and to manage the maintenance of IT equipment.
- PAR-Level RTLS Solution Saves Costs at Oregon Hospital
Sacred Heart Medical Center at River Bend is using a real-time location system from Versus Technology to track the PAR levels of assets, enabling the facility to ensure that equipment is always on hand where needed.
- Comcast Puts RFID in Data Centers to Track Assets
The solution, provided by Asset Vue, using hardware made by RCD Technology and Element ID, enables Comcast's staff to conduct audits using RFID readers in mere hours rather than days, and to view the locations of servers on its database.
- Brazilian Air Force Boosts Efficiency of Its Air Logistics Center
The organization is using EPC RFID tags to reduce the time required to load cargo, from an average of 3.5 days down to 3 hours, and has also increased productivity by 600 percent.
- RFID Takes Wing at Composite Aircraft Components Plant
A U.S. aircraft parts manufacturer has adopted a solution from Xerafy and OATSystems to track composite materials and molds exposed to extreme temperatures during storage and production.
- SencorpWhite Adds RFID to Medical Storage Unit
The company's MicroVert secure device for dispensing high-value supplies, pharmaceuticals or blood now comes equipped with RFID, to automatically identify what is removed and returned, and to manage inventory.