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  • New Zebra Reader Promises Real-Time RFID Data Capture

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's ATR7000 overhead reader provides real-time location data for companies using UHF RFID tags on assets, inventory and personnel, while a hybrid solution with an optical camera and an RFID reader tracks space usage as trailers or containers are packed.

  • UHF Reading Drone Tracks Vehicles, Assets

    By Claire Swedberg

    FEIG Electronics has teamed up with Tiger Labs and Congruex to develop a drone that can capture passive UHF RFID tag reads from a height of 25 feet, then forward that data, along with GPS-based location information, via Wi-Fi, LoRa or Zigbee.

  • Push-Button Active RFID Tag Delivers Alerting to Workers, Patients

    By Claire Swedberg

    GuardRFID's Personnel Tag, which the company calls the smallest wearable alerting device, can be worn as a wristband or pendant by industrial workers, health-care providers or patients.

  • NFC Climbs to New Heights With Mammut Deployment

    By Claire Swedberg

    The European climbing and outdoor recreation retailer is using an NFC system from Smartrac Technology Group to track inventory through the supply chain, and to engage with shoppers long after they make their purchases.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Primera Technology intros on-demand color RFID label printer ••• Seagull Scientific releases labeling software for RFID, smart cards, more ••• Blue Bite, r-pac International partner on RFID supply chain solution ••• Avery Dennison opens intelligent label solutions lab in India ••• UWINLOC unveils new line of industrial tracking tags ••• PragmatIC reaches 20-million order milestone for flexible ICs ••• Eclipse Foundation releases IoT developer survey results.

  • RTLS Reader from RF Controls Features Steerable Array Antenna

    By Claire Swedberg

    RF Controls has released a new passive UHF RFID reader that captures real-time location data; the firm is partnering with Confidex to offer reader and tag solutions for warehouses and other industrial deployments.

  • New Short-Range UHF Reader Targets Automotive Suppliers

    By Claire Swedberg

    SICK's RFU61x is designed to capture UHF RFID tag reads at short range so that original equipment manufacturers can leverage the tags in tight or crowded assembly locations.

  • Axzon Adds New Features to Sensing RFID Tag

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's Xerxes tags come in two forms: a passive version, available now, that can accommodate four sensor modalities and comes with encryption for secure blockchain applications, and a battery-powered datalogger.

  • RFID Goes to the Races

    By Claire Swedberg

    Chelmsford City Racecourse aims to be the first in its market to adopt an NFC RFID-based cashless payment solution from Event Genius to enable post-race concert-goers to pay for food, beverages and merchandise with the tap of a wrist.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Smartrac, 4E Antenna form partnership to strengthen sustainability in RFID products ••• Fleetilla, Polte collaborate to extend supply chain and equipment visibility via IoT ••• Inseego expands Industrial IoT product family with gigabit edge routers ••• IIoT company DataOnline rebrands as Anova ••• FIME brings NFC Forum certification services to Japan ••• LoRa Alliance, DLMS User Association bring Internet of Things to utilities.

  • California City Brings IoT to Buses

    By Claire Swedberg

    Montebello is capturing sensor data and video footage from each of its moving buses in real time, which can also be viewed historically, with video linked to sensor data, time and GPS location, making reported incident investigation faster and easier.

  • Waste-Management System Cleans Up With UHF RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    Compta is powering its Bee2Waste system with an RFID solution from TechSigno using Chainway RFID readers to capture data from hundreds of thousands of waste bins as they are commissioned, and each time they are emptied.

  • RFID Journal Announces Winners of Its 13th Annual Awards

    By RFID Journal

    Grupo Boticário, BAE Systems, Adventist Health-White Memorial Medical Center and HP are among this year's winners, which were announced last week at the 17th annual RFID Journal LIVE! conference, held in Phoenix, Ariz.

  • HyWEAR Puts RFID, Bar-Code Reading in Users' Hands

    By Claire Swedberg

    The compact, fingerless glove device from Feig Electronics can read tags and scan bar codes without requiring users to carry a handheld reader to capture the IDs of parcels, baggage or other tagged items.

  • New Chip Offers Greater Memory, Sensitivity at Lower Price

    By Claire Swedberg

    Alien Technology's Higgs 9 integrated circuit is designed for use in manufacturing, tolling and pharmaceutical logistics applications, to enable greater data storage, multiple passwords and longer EPCs than other chips.

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