- RFID Plays Crucial Military Role in Middle East
Major General James L. Hodge says the technology helps move cargo into and out of Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan, despite bad weather, theft and pilferage, attacks and other problems.
- Charles Voegele Group Finds RFID Helps It Stay Competitive
Switzerland's largest clothing retailer says that despite the economic recession, the best time for retailers and product suppliers to invest in RFID technology is now.
- ODIN Technologies Unveils End-to-End EPC Gen 2 Tracking for Supply Chains
The new solution combines passive and active RFID, as well as satellite and cellular technologies, to track individual items packed in shipping containers as they traverse a supply chain.
- Fashion Group Expects Positive ROI Within 3 Years
The study, carried out by the University of Parma's RFID Lab and backed by major European garment manufacturers, sees payback coming mainly from a reduction in labor and increased sales.
- Alliance, Seeonic, UPM Raflatac Collaborate on Item-Level Retail Display
The RFID-enabled system uses EPC Gen 2 tags to allow retailers and product suppliers to track not only new promotional displays, but also the individual items they contain.
- Element ID Unveils RFID Readers for Industrial Automation
The startup company's new interrogators can read HF tags moving in excess of 600 feet per minute, and have been optimized for sharing real-time data with automation systems.
- RFID Prevents Valued Hospital Assets From Getting Trashed
Greenville Hospital System is employing EPC Gen 2 RFID tags to ensure expensive equipment is not thrown away.
- Indian Jeweler Gains Efficiency, Customer Service
Using a system involving high-frequency passive RFID tags and readers, a single employee can record a store's entire 10,000-item inventory in an hour.
- University of Michigan Health System Tags Surgical Tissue
The hospital is using passive high-frequency RFID tags to secure and manage up to 190 different tissue products, including bone fragments and skin for grafting.
- AeroScout Intros New Ultrasound and Sensor Wi-Fi RFID Tags
The ultrasound model makes it easier to pinpoint an item to a specific room; the sensor tags measure humidity or temperatures as low as -100 degrees Celsius.
- Concrete Slab Maker Uses RFID to Track Netting
Structural Metal Decks employs passive RFID tags to track the safety nets it installs at job sites where it constructs composite decking.
- RFID Helps Ringnes Track Beverage Shipping Containers
The Norwegian beverage maker is using EPC Gen 2 UHF RFID tags to track its reusable containers as they are shipped, filled with products, to retailers, and then returned empty to its distribution center.
- Taiwan Customs Officials Adopt RFID-enabled Container Seals
Officials at Kaohsiung Harbor, Taiwan's busiest port, have introduced the seals with EPC Gen 2 chips to improve security and reduce the need for officers to escort cargo containers.
- DASH7 Alliance Forms to Advance Active RFID Standard
The DASH7 Alliance is a new organization that formed to promote the use of active RFID technology that conforms to the ISO 18000-7 standard. The organization wants to further technical development, facilitate and certify interoperability, and promote new uses of the technology.
- Coca-Cola Bottle Maker Adds RFID to the Mix
Southeastern Container is leveraging an EPC Gen 2 RFID system to track thousands of bins packed with plastic tubes used to make soda bottles.