- Mojix Announces Availability of Its Next-Generation RFID System
The Mojix STAR 3000 offers cloud-based applications, industry-specific solutions, smartphone compatibly and improved performance, the company reports.
- Registration Now Open for Two RFID Journal LIVE! Europe Events
For the first time, RFID Journal will host two European conferences—one in Norway and the other in the United Kingdom.
- RFID Helps Morgan Thermal Ceramics Save Labor
The company has increased efficiency at its Mexico City plant, using EPC UHF passive tags and readers to track raw materials, as well as finished insulation products, prior to shipping.
- RFID Captures Each Time Guests Throw in the Towel
A passive UHF RFID system from Towel Tracker enables health clubs, hotels and other businesses to track towels or other objects borrowed and returned, thereby reducing the loss of those items.
- Naval Surface Warfare Center Demos RFID Tool-Tracking Solution for Combat Ships
The system uses EPC Gen 2 UHF tags and readers to identify items loaded onboard, in cabinets stored within steel containers, enabling the U.S. Navy to reduce inventory-tracking time from 32 hours to two minutes.
- Intermec Simplifies Printer Configuration Via RFID
The company's new thermal printer models are available with built-in chips enabling buyers to configure the devices through the box before they are powered on, using an RFID reader and Intermec software.
- Navizon's Cloud-based RTLS Service Tracks Wi-Fi Tags, Devices
The company's I.T.S. solution is designed to help users monitor the locations of people and assets indoors, via nodes that read Wi-Fi transmissions from smartphones, laptops and RFID tags.
- Johns Hopkins' New Facility Tracks Food, Assets, Staff
Versus IR/RFID hybrid technology enables the hospital to know the locations of its equipment and employees, as well as automated carts transporting food, with a goal of improving efficiency.
- 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.