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  • Michigan Researchers Develop RFID-based Sensors to Measure Physical Activity

    By Claire Swedberg

    The system would enable physicians or therapists to capture sophisticated data about an individual's expended energy, based on the movement, angle and relative position of three EPC Gen 2 RFID tags worn on that person's body.

  • ODIN Announced as Cornerstone Sponsor of RFID Journal's First 'RFID in Defense' Event

    The conference, focusing on how companies in the defense industry can benefit from utilizing active and passive RFID systems, is to be held near Washington, D.C., on Nov. 30, 2010.

  • Free Flow Wines Rolls Out RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company is using EPC Gen 2 tags to track kegs of its Silvertap wines—which are sold by the glass at restaurants and bars—as they leave its cellars, as well as empty containers as they arrive and are then cleaned and refilled.

  • RFID Helps Blind Workers Do Their Jobs

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The system's developer says the RFID software designed for blind users is not only effective, it's an improvement on its original RFID software.

  • Checkpoint Systems Creates RFID-centric 'Visibility' Division

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company has established a Merchandise Visibility Solutions division that will focus on swiftly providing comprehensive item-level RFID systems to retailers around the world, along with installation and maintenance services.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Primera announces color RFID label printer-encoder; IBM, Mojix team to deliver advanced RFID system to the Japanese market; Holland 1916 intros RFID-enabled steel cable locking zip tie for tagging assets; NATO'S NAMSA launches Savi Technology routing hub; Pitney Bowes to provide support services for Bibliotheca RFID customers; ContainerPort Group gets RFID-enabled system to manage container chassis.

  • TagStone to Deliver Keynote at RFID Journal LIVE! Middle East

    The event's cornerstone sponsor will explain how companies in the Middle East are benefiting today from using RFID, at the second annual conference and exhibition, to be held on Oct. 5 in Abu Dhabi.

  • EPCglobal Provides Guidance for Container Tags

    By Claire Swedberg

    The organization's new guidelines specify the performance and usage of EPC Gen 2 RFID tags designed for tracking cargo, and are intended for tag vendors as well as logistics companies.

  • Prison RFID Study Finds Planning Is Critical

    By Claire Swedberg

    A study from the RAND Corp. cites insufficient planning and training as major challenges for prison installations of RFID—but when installed and used properly, the technology can reduce violence and provide other benefits.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Russian Olympic city picks NXP's Mifare Plus for transportation systems; Ohio RFID business incubator extends services to companies around the world; Equipment BC offers RFID-based meters for monitoring forklifts, machinery; Ryzex, Zebra Technologies launch educational microsite on warehouse management that features RFID; Ekahau Site Survey offers ZyXEL customers advanced Wi-Fi planning, auditing; Nordic ID launches new mobile RFID readers.

  • Nigerian Drug Agency Opts for RFID Anticounterfeiting Technology

    By Claire Swedberg

    A system designed by Verayo and SkyeTek and marketed by GlobalPCCA will be mandated for all of the nation's pharmacies, once tags are attached to drugs, to ensure that medicine is authentic.

  • ODIN Benchmark Study Identifies Top Handheld Performers

    By Claire Swedberg

    Handheld UHF RFID readers from Motorola and Convergence Systems Ltd. scored highest in some of the tests.

  • RF Code Debuts Inexpensive Server-Tracking Solution

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's solution combines infrared beacons and active RFID tags, enabling data centers to track the locations and conditions of their servers using a single RFID reader.

  • Xterprise Releases Mobile RFID Package for Item-Level Tracking

    By Claire Swedberg

    The vendor's new Clarity Mobile solution—designed to be an easy-to-operate, low-cost item-level tracking system—comes with handheld RFID readers, pre-encoded EPC Gen 2 tags and access to a Web-based application.

  • Parexel Tests System to Track Temperatures of Test Drugs

    By Claire Swedberg

    The biopharmaceutical services company wants to monitor the temperatures of drugs being shipped to clinical trial participants, using an RFID-enabled sensor and cell phone.

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