- N.J. Trash Collector Uses RFID to Pay Customers Who Recycle
To improve recycling rates, Sanico has installed readers on its collection trucks and is providing participating customers with bins fitted with passive EPC UHF tags.
- High-End Sicilian Jeweler Tags Inventory, Recoups Investment
Thanks to RFID, Matranga can conduct frequent inventory checks within a fraction of the time required to perform manual counts, and has also streamlined its bridal registry.
- Saks' RFID Deployment Ensures Thousands of Shoes Are on Display
By placing an EPC passive tag on every shoe sample, four Saks Fifth Avenue stores have reduced the amount of labor required to inventory the sales floor from 16 hours down to 20 minutes.
- Aerospace Company Tests RFID Solution for Tracking Cell Phones
The project uses GuardRFID's Active Label, a 6-millimeter-thick, battery-powered 433 MHz tag small enough for monitoring mobile devices, tools and thermometers.
- GoToTags Releases High-Speed NFC Encoder, Software
The system, one of the many NFC RFID products and services that the company offers, is designed to encode a reel of passive tags at a rate of up to five inlays per second.
- Confidex Releases Printable, Flexible On-Metal RFID Label
Silverline, a passive Gen 2 EPC UHF self-adhesive label able to be attached to curved surfaces, is being tested by potential customers after gaining a nod from four RFID printer-encoder suppliers.
- Walki Markets Its Laser-Patterned Booster Tag Antenna to Retail Sector
The Finnish packaging materials company says its Pantenna booster antenna can reduce costs for apparel companies that need to RFID-tag only some of their goods.
- Château Le Pin Uses NFC to Ensure Its Wine's Authenticity
The French vintner is attaching RFID tags to labels from Selinko, to prove each bottle's authenticity to customers, and to gain visibility into its own supply chain.
- SML Group Buys Software Company Xterprise
The acquisition will enable SML, one of the largest RFID label manufacturers, to enhance its full solution offerings by including Xterprise's Clarity software.
- Retailers Adopt NFC-enabled Electronic Shelf Labels
Store Electronic Systems is now marketing the labels, designed together with NXP, so that stores can provide product info and promotions to customers via a tap of a smartphone.
- RFID Reduces Oxygen-Generator Waste for Delta Air Lines
The company is attaching William Frick RFID labels to the generators, and using Motorola handheld readers and AeroCheck software to ensure the units don't expire and are not discarded prematurely.
- RR Donnelley Introduces Custom-Printed NFC RFID Tags
The company will offer tags with application-specific printed antennas, to create custom RFID labels or embed them in printed products, such as catalogs, product packaging and retail displays.
- 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.
- Helsinki Commuters Use RFID to Get Transit Updates, Post Messages
By tapping an NFC-enabled phone against the tags installed at 211 tram stops, riders can buy tickets or upload and view comments on Helsinki Region Transport's online message wall.