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  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Dutch shoe company Wolky to affix RFID labels on shoeboxes during production; Concord Hospital implements Logi-D replenishment system; Balluff offers new performance-based training for RFID; Fluensee rebrands as TrackX, announces investment; William Frick & Co. adds 3D printing services for rapid prototyping of tags; SITA implements NFC-enabled boarding pass system at Schiphol Airport; AccelerateNFC begins inaugural class, Startupbootcamp ends first program.

  • Madshus Embeds RFID Tags in Nordic Skis

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company is embedding NFC RFID inlays in its Champion series, not only to track work-in-progress at its factory, but also to ensure retailers sell the right skis to a customer and provide buyers with product and usage information.

  • LIVE! 2014 to Feature Keynote Presentations from Airbus and the Veterans Health Administration

    By RFID Journal

    RFID Journal's 12th annual conference and exhibition will be held on Apr. 8-10 in Orlando, Fla.

  • SML Group Adding New RFID Test Centers, Tag Manufacturing Capacity

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company will expand its RFID tag development capabilities and tag manufacturing capacity in Europe, the United States and Asia, as it predicts strong growth in item-level tagging for food, jewelry, cosmetics and garments.

  • Netc Launches EmbraceRF Solutions for Tracking Storage Media and Other Assets

    By Claire Swedberg

    The solutions include a version that will work on smartphones and tablets paired with a Bluetooth-enabled handheld EPC Gen 2 RFID reader.

  • Ctrack Markets RFID-based Cargo-Tracking Seals in Europe

    By Claire Swedberg

    The technology, known as ISIS, enables companies to record which goods are loaded onto and removed from a particular truck—information that can be coupled with sensor data about the location of the vehicle itself.

  • Motorola Introduces All-New Fixed Reader

    By Mark Roberti

    The FX7500 is designed to deliver improved performance in business environments at a competitive price.

  • Xtreme RFID and Vizinex Jointly Market Rugged Passive UHF Tag

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Allied VX-Mid tag incorporates Vizinex's Sentry tag, as well as a rugged encapsulation molded to the tag by Xtreme RFID, to render it impervious to impacts, dirt and fluids, while boasting a read range of about 25 feet.

  • ELA Innovation's Readers and Active RFID Tags Monitor Goods, Tools in Transit

    By Claire Swedberg

    The French company is marketing a tiny RFID reader—small enough to fit on the dashboard of a truck's cab—designed to track tagged items loaded in the vehicle's trailer.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Xterprise announces new pricing model for item-level RFID tagging; inventory accuracy, reduced out-of-stocks and increased on-floor availability drive retail RFID adoption, according to report; RFID Canada unveils new family of dual-technology RFID scanners; DAP Technologies launches LTE-enabled ultra-rugged tablet with QWERTY keyboard, RFID; Thinaire launches BLE beacon solution for mobile marketing; Checkpoint Systems and RGIS collaborate on retail RFID implementations; Accenture consumer survey reveals market opportunities in wearable technologies.

  • Urban Warfighters Train With RTLS

    By Claire Swedberg

    Lockheed Martin's Urban Operations Training System now includes technology from Q-Track to help pinpoint trainees' locations as they simulate urban warfare, thereby enhancing data used to evaluate their performance.

  • Kohl's Rolls Out RFID for Select Product Categories at Its Stores

    By Claire Swedberg

    The RFID solution, provided by Checkpoint, was taken live at the retailer's stores and distribution centers.

  • Alien Markets Small EPC Tag With Long Read Range

    By Claire Swedberg

    Alien Technology's Glint tag, designed with jewelry and cosmetics tagging in mind, also includes a feature allowing the tag to extend its read range further, by using the metal material of an item to which it is attached.

  • Colorado Liquor Retailer Gets Quick Payback From Low-Cost RFID Solution

    By Claire Swedberg

    Banana Belt self-installed a Truecount-designed system consisting of tags, readers, software and a printer-encoder.

  • General Motors Factory Installs Smart Bolts in Engine Blocks, Cylinder Heads

    By Claire Swedberg

    At its plant in Tonawanda, N.Y., the automaker is using bolts with embedded passive RFID tags from Balluff to ensure no mistakes are made during the machining process, and to create a record of the completed procedures.

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