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  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Kathrein RFID unveils UHF reader system with dynamically adjustable antenna polarization; Baystate Health selects Awarepoint RTLS to track and manage assets; Infineon, Bundesdruckerei partner on NFC-enabled security card with an LED that displays one-time password; SDG Systems enhances Android (AOSP 2.3) OS for Pidion BIP-6000MaxID with LF, UHF RFID; China's RFID tag market to nearly double to $807 million in 2017.

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital Tests NFC RFID for Patient Bedsides

    By Claire Swedberg

    An interdisciplinary project team is developing a solution for the electronic management of medication administration, with Near Field Communication passive tags attached to medications, patients' wristband and nurses' badges.

  • CCC Expands RFID Pilot Projects

    By Claire Swedberg

    Consolidated Contractors Co., which is employing radio frequency identification to manage personnel using a combination of passive and active RFID badges, plans to launch new deployments to track pipe spools at industrial construction sites.

  • Drents Museum Uses RFID to Create a Personalized Visitor Experience

    By Claire Swedberg

    By issuing entrance tickets with EPC passive tags, the Dutch history and art museum can track its visitors' interests, and eventually deliver content tailored to each individual.

  • RFID Journal Officially Launches Its Redesigned Web Site

    By RFID Journal

    The new site is faster and more reliable, and offers new features, such as the ability to store articles for future reference.

  • E.Leclerc Adopts RFID Solution to Manage Goods Shipments

    By Rhea Wessel

    The French hypermarket's Scarmor subsidiary is applying passive UHF tags to pallets and installing RFID readers at its DCs and in truck trailers, as well as at 58 E.Leclerc retail sites in Brittany.

  • Bassin de Thau Hospital to Expand RFID System for Tracking Patient Records

    By Claire Swedberg

    The French facility, which had been using handheld interrogators to record when files were checked out, will install fixed readers in the corridors connecting the facility's wings.

  • 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.

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