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  • RFID News Roundup

    Invengo raises investment capital; Intelleflex intros product-level monitoring for perishable food, pharmaceutical cold chain; Truecount Corp. joins Motorola Solutions Channel Program; Siemens intros rugged RFID components; Mojix Star System passes RFID tests at Metro Group Future Store Initiative; Singapore hospital and partners to develop RFID-enabled drug delivery system.

  • Mobile Carriers Launch Venture to Aid Adoption of NFC in Phones

    By Claire Swedberg

    In an effort to turn phones into wireless credit cards, AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless intend to release software for handsets and payment terminals in select U.S. regions over the next 18 months, with a nationwide rollout planned by 2013.

  • Vector Aerospace Tracks Engine Maintenance via EPC RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    At its Canadian facility, Vector Aerospace Engine Services - Atlantic is using a solution from IDBlue to gain visibility of aircraft engine components as they pass through different departments for repair.

  • Active UHF RFID Tags Muster Support for Oil Rigs

    By Claire Swedberg

    ConocoPhillips and other companies are using Identec Solutions' Watcheroffshore personnel-tracking safety system on North Sea oil rigs, and Identec hopes North American operations will soon do the same.

  • Final Agenda Announced for RFID in Defense

    At this premiere conference, being held on Nov. 30, at the Doubletree Hotel Crystal City-National Airport, in Arlington, Va., end users and RFID experts will explain the benefits of using RFID technology in the defense industry.

  • RFID Brings Safety to Spanish Port

    By Claire Swedberg

    TTI Algeciras' terminal uses RFID and RTLS to help locate shuttles and prevent collisions as they transport containers to and around unmanned mobile cranes as vessels are loaded and unloaded.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Marubeni Chemix introduces aviation-grade tags made with Tego chips; Murata, Kathrein partner on UHF RFID for use in electronics production; AeroScout closes $16 million investment; Cissoid, Instrumentel intro high-temp, passive RFID telemetry chip; IDTronic unveils EaZy aXXess access-control products; Buenos Aires toll operator selects TransCore's technology.

  • BLG Logistics Hopes to Save Labor and Fuel by Tagging Rolltrailers

    By Rhea Wessel

    The worldwide logistics company is deploying a pilot system involving EPC Gen 2 RFID and GPS technologies to track the trailers' locations at a seaport terminal in Bremerhaven, Germany.

  • Costa Rica Counts on RFID to Monitor Ballots

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Starting next month, the nation will begin using battery-assisted EPC Gen 2 tags to track the collection of bags used to transport paper ballots.

  • RFID Helps Speed Up Logistics for Serafini Shoes, San Giuliano Ferragamo Clothes

    By Rhea Wessel

    After installing EPC readers, LTC-Logistics—an Italian company that fulfills orders for fashion companies—has reduced the time needed to process received goods by 97 percent.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Motorola unveils new small, light RFID-enabled handheld; Austriamicrosystems' UHF RFID reader IC featured in Nordic ID's Morphic handheld; MTI and partners unveil RFID kit for small office/home office market; Xerafy, KeyTone launch RFID-based managed inventory-auditing service; TagMaster North America intros ACTS application software; Savi challenges developers to build innovative RFID solutions.

  • Registration Now Open for RFID Journal LIVE! 2011

    The RFID industry's biggest event, to be held on Apr. 12-14, in Orlando, Fla., will feature more than 50 case studies presented by leading end users, as well as solutions from more than 175 technology companies.

  • Lithuanian Manufacturer Tracks IKEA-bound Furniture

    By Claire Swedberg

    SC Freda is attaching EPC Gen 2 tags to each item it makes, and monitoring the status of its products as they move into storage and onto trucks, thereby improving efficiency in warehouse management, shipping and production.

  • Sensors Probe for Data in Ice and Mud

    By Claire Swedberg

    University of Southampton researchers have deployed wireless sensor systems to gather information about glacier movement, as well as forecast mudslides.

  • Major Retailers, Industry Groups Launch Item-Level RFID Guidelines Initiative

    By Claire Swedberg

    VICS, GS1 Canada and GS1 US, as well as retailers, goods manufacturers and other retail associations, have teamed up to create the Item Level RFID Initiative, in order to provide recommendations for EPC tagging on the item level, to be used by retailers and their suppliers.

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