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  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Vietnam's Ho Tram Beach Resort automates uniform management with RFID; CISC adds tag sniffer to portable test system; U.K. automaker expands Ubisense RTLS deployment; MasterCard event promotes contactless payments; Austin schools to manage assets via RFID; Centre for Retail Research issues new retail theft report.

  • Michigan's Memorial Healthcare Adopts Ekahau Wi-Fi Tags

    By Claire Swedberg

    The hospital is using the tags to enable personnel to request help or send an alert while working in the behavioral health unit, as well as track the temperatures of medicines and other perishables within its pharmacy.

  • AXON Energy Acquires Merrick Systems' RFID Product Line

    By Claire Swedberg

    The reorganization of the two companies—both owned by HitecVision—enables AXON to provide an oil-and-gas industry solution consisting of LF and UHF tags, an LF-UHF handheld reader and software to manage the collected data.

  • RFID Pairs Action Photos With Mountain Bikers

    By Claire Swedberg

    Several resorts are using a wireless solar-powered system that can automatically take action shots, enabling visitors to view and purchase images of themselves online.

  • Tanzania Adopts SGS RFID Cargo Tracking

    By Claire Swedberg

    The nation is the third to approve the SGS OMNIS Solution—consisting of Savi Technology's sensors, active RFID readers and software—to track the movements of cargo and when it might be diverted or stolen during transit.

  • Finalists Unveiled for Seventh Annual RFID Journal Awards

    By RFID Journal

    The winners for Best RFID Implementation, Most Innovative Use of RFID, Best Use of RFID to Enhance a Product or Service, Best in Show, Special Achievement and the RFID Green Award will be revealed at RFID Journal LIVE! 2013.

  • Taipei Buries Its Manhole Covers

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Taiwanese city is the first in a nationwide program to replace the metal disks with below-the-surface RFID-tagged cement slabs, to make roads safer for scooters and other vehicles.

  • 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.

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