- RFID News Roundup
Smartrac, Compass Marketing partner on smart retail labeling ••• China Eastern Airlines adds RFID for tracking luggage at Shanghai airports ••• Swift Sensors joins Zebra's PartnerConnect Program ••• iDTRONIC releases RFID solution for forklifts ••• MachNation publishes IoT device-management score-card ••• Element Materials Technology to provide Zigbee Alliance certification testing ••• Ericsson, Telia pilot dedicated cellular network for Internet of Things.
- RFID Paper Turns the Page on Label and Card Printing
ISBC's new standard paper, with embedded NFC, HF or UHF tags, can be designed, ordered and printed according to customer demand, so that the tags can be cut directly from the paper as needed, and at a low cost.
- SML Opens Retail Ideation Space for Item-Level RFID
The new center, located in Plano, Texas, is the first of three such sites the company is launching to place RFID technology into the hands of potential users, as well as to host innovation sessions between users and technology providers.
- U.S. Army Testing RFID for Medical Biodefense Management
The military's medical research lab has been applying RFID labels to biological samples for vaccine, drug and infectious disease management research, to ensure that the samples can be identified in freezers without being removed from cold storage.
- RFID News Roundup
Splashtop achieves IoT validation from Zebra Technologies ••• Tech Data adds analytics, IoT technologies to its solution factory ••• DELO, Mühlbauer, Impinj intro RFID label manufacturing solution ••• Polte announces U.S. beta launch of mobile IoT location platform ••• Savi Technology offers global sensor to eliminate in-transit blind spots ••• Hub Group launches real-time shipping system ••• Future Market Insights unveils report on RFID in pharmaceuticals.
- Passive RFID Temperature-Sensing Kit Allows Testing
Metalcraft's Temperature Sensor Kit enables systems integrators or their customers to test UHF RFID-based temperature-sensing systems for specific use cases, without large investments in software or integration.
- New On-Metal Tags Target Food, Beauty, Small Products
Avery Dennison is releasing two small, on-metal tags to enable brands and retailers to expand RFID tagging to include metal containers, liquids and metallic packaging for food, beverages and cosmetics.
- Avery Dennison, Kit Check Team Up on RFID Technology for Big Pharma
The partnership is aimed at helping pharmaceutical companies easily create a system to deploy RFID tags that are built into their medication labels, thereby enabling the tracking of each product from the point of manufacture until after it arrives at a hospital.
- Tire and Agricultural Industries Test Embedded RFID Solution
Industrial companies are conducting qualification testing of Primo1D's passive UHF E-Thread technology, with integrated RFID-enabled threads, including electric cables, ropes, bale twine and tires.
- New IC Design Promises to Enable Trillions of RFID Tags
Impinj calls its new integrated circuit process its most significant innovation since the release of its Monza chip in 2005; the new IC will enable a smaller, faster and more effective series of RFID chips that could fuel major advancement in the UHF RAIN RFID industry.
- HP Brazil Integrates RFID With Smart Packaging
The technologies work in parallel and in a complementary manner, lowering costs and increasing efficiency in controlling the value chain of products.
- Shoppers Gain Brand Details at Annapolis Market With RFID
The Leeward Market Cafe & Grocery has deployed an RFID system from Compass Marketing that lets its customers tap their phones against labels to access information such as gluten or allergens in a product's ingredients, as well as learn about a local charity that provides bakery items to the store.
- RFID News Roundup
Zebra reveals field operations study results ••• Mühlbauer, PragmatIC announce partnership to provide RFID manufacturing solutions ••• NeWave Sensor Solutions, Smart Label Solutions recognized by Retail CIO Outlook ••• iDTRONIC intros HF-NFC RFID panel reader ••• Teslonix seeks commercialization partners for distributed RFID reader system ••• Semtech announces LoRa cloud geolocation service ••• Accruent, Tridium form IoT partnership for real estate, facilities lifecycle management.
- Textile Label Launch Includes Dual NFC-UHF Functionality, Printing Machines
TexTrace has released woven RFID textile labels that remain with a garment, while Jakob Müller is selling machines that service bureaus and label companies can use to make their own sewn-in RFID labels under TexTrace's license.
- South African Safari Retailer Boosts Stock Accuracy With RFID
The solution, provided by Milestone Integrated Systems and using Keonn technology, enables the company's stores to track inventory via RFID paper labels and hard tags as goods move around the sales floor, as well as when they are purchased and removed from the premises.