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  • RFID News Roundup

    Omni-ID unveils Prox GS on-metal tag for IT asset tracking; Ottawa Mental Health Center adopts Ekahau RTLS to improve safety; Libelium intros wireless sensor board for agriculture; Taiwan extends EPC Gen 2 e-seals to ports around the country; TagMaster ships new UHF readers and tags, announces deal in the Netherlands.

  • Mobile RTLS Tracks Health-care Efficiency

    By Claire Swedberg

    Hartford Medical Group is using RFID/infrared technology to track the efficiency of medical visits and employees before and after installing a new electronic medical record system.

  • BASF Subsidiary Develops Better Crops Through RFID

    By Andrew Curry

    At its research greenhouse, CropDesign uses passive tags to automatically measure the health and yield of genetically modified rice plants.

  • Apollo Hospital Chennai Uses RFID to Speed Up Check-ups

    By Claire Swedberg

    The system tracks 250 patients simultaneously as they undergo dozens of diagnostic procedures in half a day, thereby improving traffic flow and saving many hours of time.

  • RFID-based Hand-Hygiene System Prevents Health-care Acquired Infections

    By Claire Swedberg

    At Princeton Baptist Medical Center, RFID-enabled hand-washing stations not only track usage, but also provide display messages to educate or entertain staff members while they sanitize their hands.

  • Wisconsin High School Gets 'Help Alert'

    By Claire Swedberg

    Each staff member carries a ZigBee-based active RFID tag with a button that can be pressed to notify administrators of an emergency, and to indicate where help is needed.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Imation, RFID Global Solution partner on tracking solution for IT assets; GS1 US delivers white paper on Global Visibility Framework; IBM intros wireless sensor development kit, teams with MEMSIC; Mercy Hospital cites success with RFID-enabled hand-washing system; energy-harvesting active RFID development kit; N.J., N.Y. transit agencies launch joint MasterCard contactless payment pilot.

  • Bode Technology Launches RFID System to Track DNA Evidence

    By Claire Swedberg

    The DNA analysis company is using a system it designed, enabling it to automatically track specimens as they move through storage and analysis, thus ensuring an electronic record is maintained regarding where the evidence has been and who has used it.

  • RFID Finds Flavor at Izzy's Ice Cream Shop

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    EPC Gen 2 tags and readers constantly update a list of the currently available varieties, making customers happy and boosting sales.

  • Cityzi Seeks to Spur Adoption of NFC RFID Technology

    By Claire Swedberg

    In the French city of Nice, residents have begun using NFC-enabled cards or mobile phones to function as tickets on the city's buses and trains, as well as earn loyalty points for shopping at participating merchants.

  • RFID News Roundup

    NXP, STMicro partner on NFC API for Android mobile phones; RFM unveils module enabling the addition of WirelessHART to RF solutions; TJS intros starter kit for RFID-enabled jewelry inventory solution; NFC mobile payments trial to begin in Brazil; Innovision Research & Technology offers licensing for next-gen NFC IP; French lab, Nokia researchers develop new RF circuit.

  • Free Webinar to Present Smart Strategies for Deploying RFID at Apparel and Footwear Stores

    Leading experts on the use of RFID in apparel will address back-end integration, business process change, system complexity, tagging challenges and other issues.

  • Aalborg Airport Debuts Baggage-Handling System With High-Memory RFID Tags

    By Rhea Wessel

    All flight-related data is encoded to a bag tag's EPC Gen 2 inlay, enabling the Danish airport to sort luggage without the need for a centralized database.

  • New Zealand Dairy Group Milks Many Benefits From RFID

    By Dave Friedlos

    Milk-products producer Fonterra and dairy lab SAITL are saving time and money by using passive 13.56 MHz tags to identify batches of milk from farm to factory, and test samples for safety and quality.

  • Israelita Albert Einstein Hospital Uses RFID to Track Temperatures, Assets

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Brazilian hospital says its deployment of AeroScout Wi-Fi tags and software helps it improve patient services, reduce labor and avoid spoilage of pharmaceuticals and tissues.

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