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  • Bell Helicopter's On-Time Delivery Rate Climbs Higher

    By Claire Swedberg

    The aircraft manufacturer is managing the movement of parts from a central warehouse to each production location, using an RFID solution from OATSystems.

  • Zebra Releases Dart Sensor to Meet New UWB Standard

    By Claire Swedberg

    The recently approved IEEE 802.15.4f specification provides an open standard that will enable ultra-wideband RFID technology users to mix products for the most competitive solution.

  • RFID News Roundup

    NXP enables mobile ticketing for smart mobile devices; new survey shows that consumers want NFC, but may not understand it; Tagit Solutions, Omni-ID partner on asset tracking for engineering and semiconductor companies; American Innovations unveils RFID solution for tracking pipeline survey compliance and accuracy; Citi, Streetline and IBM partner to promote adoption of RFID-enabled parking solutions; Atlantic City resort expands UHF RFID tracking solution.

  • Daimler Sees Potential Benefits of Using RFID to Track Quality-Control

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Having completed several successful test deployments, the carmaker is now in the process of installing RTLS hardware and passive EPC tags across one of its plant's quality-assurance areas.

  • RFID Journal Announces Winner of Its First Coolest Demo Contest

    At LIVE! 2012, Keonn Technologies was recognized for its AdvanMirror virtual dressing room, which uses RFID to enable people to mix and match clothing items electronically.

  • RFID Helps Disney Employees Get Into Character

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company is using EPC passive UHF tags to track $100 million worth of costumes at its parks and on its cruise ships, making the issuance of garments a self-serve process, while also streamlining the counting of inventory.

  • Luxury Apparel Maker to Test TexTrace's Fabric RFID Label

    By Claire Swedberg

    The new woven label, incorporating an EPC Gen 2 chip and a stitched-in antenna made of yarn, is being sewn into luxury goods, to provide brand authentication, inventory tracking and theft prevention.

  • Portable Technology Solutions Releases ClearStream Software

    By Claire Swedberg

    The solution aims to make it easy for users to manage fixed EPC Gen 2 UHF RFID readers, and to read and write data encoded on tags and then store that information on a PC.

  • RFID Journal Announces Winners of Its Sixth Annual Awards

    Cisco Systems, Intel, BP International, Omni-ID, HP Brazil, Cecilia Occhiuzzi and Bill Hardgrave were all honored at LIVE! 2012.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Confidex demos new sensor RFID label and NFC tags; Austriamicrosystems unveils new reader chips for embedded and consumer applications; HID Global's long-range LF glass tags for animal identification; Vanguard ID Systems announces new on-metal RFID tag; Primera unveils color RFID printer; Alien Technology, Digital China partner for RFID sales, product offerings and solution delivery to Chinese customers; VICS Board publishes new RFID guidelines for retailers and suppliers.

  • Vizinex Releases Four New Tags for Specialized Applications

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company, formerly known as RCD Technology, says these products reflect its new focus, and support a variety of commercial applications.

  • Intelleflex Launches Self-Contained Reader to Bring Visibility to Remote Sites

    By Claire Swedberg

    The CMR-6100 RFID interrogator's built-in cellular transmitter and a GPS receiver make the device easy to install, and the company's Zest cloud-based service makes it simple to track a shipment's location and temperature.

  • Alien Technology Releases Pre-encoded Higgs-4 Chip

    By Claire Swedberg

    The new IC, which comes pre-encoded with a 38-bit EPC serial number, offers a variety of new features, including the ability to be written to at high speed.

  • Tego Launches TegoDrive to Simplify Tag-Data Management

    By Claire Swedberg

    The chip maker's new software package enables users to read and write to an RFID tag from a PC, laptop or handheld device, by clicking on a tag icon displayed on their existing operating system's desktop to view a tag's data, and then dragging the file icon to the tag to encode it.

  • USF Polytechnic Researchers Helped Cephalon Improve Item-Level RFID Performance

    By Claire Swedberg

    By setting up and operating a replica of the conveyor system used at the drugmaker's Salt Lake City plant, the lab's research team was able to raise read-write accuracy to more than 99 percent.

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