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  • Hamburg's Rail Operator Continues to Roll Out RFID

    By Rhea Wessel

    Hochbahn, which serves half a million commuters a day, is installing TagMaster RFID interrogators at rail ties along its new U4 line.

  • Automotive Project Shows a Single RFID Tag Can Carry Data Encoded by Multiple Users

    By Claire Swedberg

    Based on the results of tests involving General Motors and Grupo Antolin, the Automotive Industry Action Group says its members are moving closer to implementing RFID to track reusable containers.

  • RFID News Roundup

    ARC Advisory Group finds more companies plan on RFID to manage assets; Atmel rolls out ZigBee-based suite for smart energy, building and home automation; Oklahoma state representative continues push to ban RFID-enabled driver's licenses; local Swedish government to use RFID-enabled access system; SyChip intros low-power wireless sensor node; Ekahau unveils upgraded version of Wi-Fi RTLS planning tool.

  • Delphi Uses RFID to Link Phones and Cars

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The company is marketing a key fob containing a passive NFC tag that will allow drivers to use their cell phone to view their vehicle's status and change its settings.

  • RFID Tracks Leafy Greens in Arizona

    By Claire Swedberg

    University of Arizona researchers have developed a system that would enable users to monitor the lettuce supply chain, or study the productivity of each section of a field.

  • RFID Journal, LOGyCA Launch LIVE! Conference in Latin America

    RFID Journal announced today that the two companies will hold the event in Bogota, Colombia, from Aug. 31 to Sept. 1, with the aim of educating businesses in that region regarding how RFID can improve the way they do business.

  • NEC RTLS-enables Its DECT Handsets

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's Unified Solutions division is installing Ekahau software into its DECT phones, so that companies, schools and hospitals can locate their handsets in real time.

  • Electronic Underpants Help Caregivers Cope With Incontinence

    By Dave Friedlos

    Simavita says its system, which uses a wireless moisture sensor embedded in an absorbent pad, is improving care and lowering costs in 20 nursing homes across Australia.

  • Registration Opens for Two RFID in Health Care Events

    RFID Journal has announced that registration is now open for its one-day events in Los Angeles and Philadelphia, focused on helping health-care providers learn how the technology can help improve patient safety, hospital operations and supply chain efficiencies.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Barbecue team uses wireless sensors to monitor meat; Smartrac introduces tiny glass-enclosed RFID tag; Jamison intros space-saving UHF RFID reader strip; Mission Hospital installs RTLS for tracking medical equipment; GAO RFID adds water-resistant LF reader and UHF tag to portfolio.

  • Lufthansa Expands RFID Use

    By Claire Swedberg

    The airline's various divisions are using Mojix RFID hardware to track aircraft-part maintenance and hazardous cargo, while testing the use of handheld readers and its own tags to track safety devices on planes.

  • Malaysian Oil Rig Deploys RFID for Man-Down Monitoring

    By Claire Swedberg

    Axcess International developed the system, which features personnel badges containing active RFID tags and motion sensors to detect if a worker stops moving.

  • Serge Blanco Store Takes Stock of RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    The French luxury sportswear company's Toulon location is using RFID to take inventory throughout the day, with the goal of gauging the technology's ability to decrease out-of-stocks, save labor and improve sales.

  • University Team Sees Ingestible RFID Tag as a Boon to Clinical Trials

    By Claire Swedberg

    The tag, attached to a small capsule, would enable drug developers to track when individuals take their medication.

  • RFID Saves Oil Companies Time and Money

    By Claire Swedberg

    Marine transportation and logistics firm Edison Chouest Offshore is using RFID hardware from Mojix and Omni-ID to streamline the delivery of equipment and supplies to oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico.

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