- At Manor, RFID Keeps Food From Spoiling
The Swiss company is using active tags with built-in sensors to measure and log the temperatures of freezers and refrigerators. Later this year, it hopes to expand the application to track perishable foods as they move through the supply chain.
- RFID Helps Psion Teklogix Meet SLAs
The maker of handheld computers and other mobile devices is using EPC Gen 2 RFID tags to help ensure products are repaired and returned to customers as promised.
- RF Code Announces Platform for Tracking IT Assets
The RF Code IT system uses 433 MHz active RFID to monitor the locations of rack-mounted servers, as well as laptops, desktop PCs and other devices.
- GS1 Canada Launches Knowledge Center
Free on-demand online modules and classroom workshops will help Canadian enterprises use RFID technology to enhance their competitiveness.
- Bavarian State Mint Gives RFID Its Stamp of Approval
The mint employs passive HF tags to track the making of euro coins, from the time unstamped blanks arrive at its production facility until finished coins are shipped to banks.
- Customers, Collaborators Back Impinj With Funding
About $14 million came from Inventec Appliances Corp., LS Industrial Systems, Samsung Ventures America and YFY Group.
- Unilever Hungary Looks for Weak Links in Ice Cream's Cold Chain
Last summer, the company used temperature-sensing battery-assisted RFID tags to monitor storage and handling conditions at the factory, distribution centers and stores.
- Daisy Brand Benefits From RFID Analytics
The dairy products maker is now using RFID data to manage promotions and the introduction of new products, and has installed upgraded hardware while planning expansion to its new warehouse.
- Boeing Approves Intelleflex Chip, Weighs Higher-Memory Fujitsu Tag
With the silicon needed for a 64-kilobit parts tag finally ready, the company is getting closer to achieving its vision for a parts-tagged plane.
- Wegmans Eyeing RFID for Prescription Management
The supermarket operator is planning to test whether placing RFID tags on customers' prescription orders will make locating and ringing up the orders faster and more accurate.
- Medical Center Set to Grow With RFID
After a decade of seeking automated tracking for medical devices, Southern Ohio Medical Center has deployed a Radianse system to locate its assets. The hospital hopes to expand the system to monitoring patients.
- Custom Cabinetmaker Deploying RFID to Track Production
Northway Industries is employing EPC Gen 2 tags to improve managers' visibility and better identify delays, prioritize manufacturing and provide information to customers.
- Tracking Totes With RFID Gives Co-Op Fast Results
To cut down on theft of high-value items, a U.K. retailer cooperative has adopted RFID-enabled totes to improve shipment visibility.
- Monsanto Hopes to Sow Benefits by Tagging Seed Packets
The company's Agracetus division is set to launch a pilot next month to evaluate RFID for tracking cases of experimental seeds.
- Lufthansa Technik Uses RFID to Expedite Aircraft Repair
At its German facilities, the aircraft-maintenance service provider is attaching EPC UHF tags to documents that accompany airplane parts, reducing the need for manual data entry.