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  • RFID News Roundup

    Avery Dennison intros new line of NFC inlays; German hospital deploys Wi-Fi badges for staff safety and tags for asset tracking; Kovio raises $15 million with lead investor Tyco Retail Solutions; RF Monolithics adds new wireless sensor products to portfolio; ILP becomes exclusive distributor of Surfaceslab smart surfaces in North America; adoption of NFC RFID continues to grow at hotels.

  • Wi-Fi System Monitors Health of Cardiac Patients

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Kaweah Delta Medical Center has adopted a solution from Draeger to capture health data regarding its patients, via a Wi-Fi-based telemetry tag worn around a person's neck.

  • RFID Gathers Evidence for a Lawsuit

    By Claire Swedberg

    In a dispute involving fair-labor laws, an RFID system involving EPC Gen 2 tags and readers was temporarily set up within a factory to document how long workers remained on-site.

  • N.J. Company Seeks to Market Passive Sensor RFID Tags

    By Claire Swedberg

    RFID Sensor Systems has developed battery-free UHF sensor tags that enable users to measure a patient's heart and breathing rates, or the temperature of a product or shipping container.

  • RFID Executive Education for Business Professionals

    The University of Arkansas has launched a comprehensive four-day program focused on the business value of RFID technology for retailers and their suppliers.

  • Checkpoint Systems Offers RFID Security for Retail Stores

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's RFID Overhead EAS Solution includes a reader that mounts on a ceiling above an exit, as well as software to send alerts and link read data to a store's back-end inventory records.

  • ZigBee System Makes Parking Smarter in Spain

    By Claire Swedberg

    Libelium has released a smart parking solution enabling cities to use Waspmotes to detect the presence of cars in parking spaces, and to transmit that status to a server that both commuters and the city can access.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Australia's Dandenong Hospital selects Wi-Fi RTLS from Ekahau for emergency department; STL Technologies partners with Impinj on RTLS for criminal-justice sector; RFID Consortium announces new member, extension of royalty discounts; Identive Group Announces NFC product, production capacity increase; Cleveland VA chooses ClearCount's SmartSponge System to enhance safety in OR.

  • German Drug Company Tracks Products With UHF Tags

    By Claire Swedberg

    Wholesaler Max Pharma is utilizing an RFID system to track medicines internally, and wants to encourage more suppliers and pharmacies to take advantage of the technology as well.

  • RFID Watches Over the Tower of London and Its Artwork

    By Claire Swedberg

    Senceive's Wi-Fi sensors enable the castle's caretaker, Historic Royal Palaces, to monitor the conditions around the medieval walls, as well as a fragile painting mounted on one wall, to ensure historic preservation.

  • TrakLok Offers Hybrid System for Tracking Containers

    By Claire Swedberg

    A new device can communicate its location and status via Wi-Fi, satellite and cellular communications, and can secure a cargo container's door so that it unlocks only where and when authorized to do so.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Tagsys intros UHF tags for textile tracking; Xterprise announces new version of automated RFID app for retail suppliers; EECC delivers updated study on UHF tag performance; Sycuan Casino puts RFID into garment inventory tracking; Meshed Systems, Impinj ink distribution deal.

  • GS 1 Mexico Opens Knowledge Center

    By Mark Roberti

    RFID Journal had an opportunity to tour the new facility, which provides Mexican companies with a resource for learning how to use GS1 standards.

  • Energy-Harvesting Sensors to Monitor Health of Jet Engines

    By Claire Swedberg

    The wireless sensors will be utilized to monitor engine bearings on F-35 Joint Strike Fighters while in flight, using their turbines' heat to power RFID transmissions.

  • Industrial Meat Ovens Cook With RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    Food equipment manufacturer Alkar is offering wireless temperature probes that have helped its customers save on labor, as well as reduce spoilage.

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