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  • Omni-ID Sues Xerafy and RFID TagSource

    By Claire Swedberg

    Omni-ID contends that Xerafy is manufacturing and marketing on-metal RFID tags that infringe on two of its patents, and that RFID TagSource is selling tags that infringe on those patents.

  • Manila Hospital Slashes Infection Rate

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Medical City has seen a 48 percent reduction in infections in one year since installing an RTLS-based hand-washing compliance system.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    WaveMark enhances comprehensive OR inventory-management solution; HID Global introduces RFID-enabled laundry tag; Nordic ID launches small, compact UHF RFID reader; Diamond Services unveils gem-scale integration with GemBox RFID; ams announces analog front-end chip for secure operation of NFC-enabled payment transactions; survey shows that, on average, half of world's DCs use RFID.

  • Microchip Markets RFID Technology that Transmits via the Human Body

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company says its BodyCom active tags and readers are more secure than RFID technology that transmits signals through the air, making it suitable for controlling access to cars, buildings, power tools, computers and firearms.

  • RFID Scores High at Australian Open

    By Dave Friedlos

    Thousands of tennis fans used radio frequency identification to have photos taken, win prizes, post Facebook updates or get courtesy rides back to the city center.

  • Children's of Alabama Expands RTLS Deployment for Asset Tracking

    By Claire Swedberg

    Having deployed Versus' RTLS at its Benjamin Russell Hospital, Children's of Alabama is installing it within its older building, and plans to use it to manage nurse emergency calls and monitor hand hygiene.

  • PointRF Adds Moisture-Sensing Diapers and Two-Way Tags to Its RFID Lineup

    By Claire Swedberg

    The new products are part of the NoWander solution, which enables a nursing facility to know where its patients are and if they have fallen, as well as analyze patient activity.

  • Bloomingdale's, Carrier Top Keynote Speaker Lineup at RFID Journal LIVE! 2013

    The two companies, along with BP, Vail Resorts and EADS, will offer presentations at this year's conference and exhibition, being held from Apr. 30 to May 2, in Orlando, Fla.

  • NDSU Researchers Develop Method for Embedding RFID in Paper

    By Claire Swedberg

    The North Dakota State University group claims that its laser-based RFID inlay assembly method can be used to inexpensively incorporate tags into paper items, such as tickets and banknotes.

  • DPR Construction Uses RFID Building-Security Solution

    By Claire Swedberg

    The system, provided by Trimble and ThingMagic, enables the general contractor to automate safety and access management during construction at the UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay.

  • Danish Industries Safeguards Its Offices Via RFID Integrated With Cameras, Glass-Breakage Detectors

    By Claire Swedberg

    Schneider Electric provided its I/Net software, along with Idesco's high-frequency readers to manage access to interior and exterior doorways, cameras and other security components.

  • Flomio Brings NFC RFID to 3D Objects

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company has launched a service in which it manufactures figurines and other three-dimensional plastic objects with embedded RFID tags, for applications that include marketing and gaming.

  • RFID and Sensors Protect Fine Art in Hong Kong

    By Claire Swedberg

    Restoration and storage facility Beautiful Mind is using a combination of HF and UHF passive tags and ZigBee sensors to monitor the location and storage conditions of artwork, and to control access.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By RFID Journal

    Ams provides integrated, low-power UHF reader for Intermec's 70 series of handheld computers; NXP strengthens SmartMX2 security chips with PUF anti-cloning technology; TagMaster awarded contract by Alstom to develop and supply RFID for train-signaling system; Port Logistics Group deploying Tagsys' RFID solutions for its retail and apparel clients.

  • Turck USA's Customers Install UHF RFID Solutions in Factories

    By Claire Swedberg

    The factory-automation company developed passive UHF tags and hardware as a longer read-range alternative to its HF RFID solution, so that its customers can track assets and products.

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