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  • RFID News Roundup

    Rutgers opens RFID center; Axcess licenses HID Global proximity technology; Schreiner-LogiData unveils rugged tag that withstands heat, chemicals; Voyantic launches new tools for RFID tag measurements; RFID TagSource to distribute Tracient RFID readers in North America; Avery Dennison RFID's new Web site offers tools, scenarios.

  • Linentracker Automates Management of Towels, Sheets

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    A hotel has attached rubberized RFID tags to 20,000 items, enabling it to know if storage closets are adequately stocked, and to improve laundering and replenishment processes.

  • GS1 Taiwan Pushes for EPCglobal E-seal Standard

    By Dave Friedlos

    A review of user requirements for the proposed standard for passive e-seals—containing EPC Gen 2 RFID tags—is expected to begin soon.

  • Registration Open for RFID Journal LIVE! 2010

    The RFID industry's largest conference and exhibition, to be held on Apr. 14-16 in Orlando, Fla., will feature three co-located events designed to deliver additional value to attendees.

  • Metro Details Some of Its RFID Successes

    By Mark Roberti

    Speaking at RFID Journal LIVE! Europe 2009, Gerd Wolfram, head of the retailer's CIO office, provided metrics on how EPC RFID technology is improving its operations.

  • Interactive Wine Kiosk Wows Customers

    By Rhea Wessel

    Bacaro, a wine retailer and delicatessen at Zurich Airport, says its sales have increased since installing the system, which uses passive RFID tags to provide information regarding each selection.

  • Pramari Launches Free Open-Source RFID Middleware

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Rifidi Edge Server can manage EPC Gen 2 RFID interrogators and RFID reader data, as well as information from bar-code scanners, sensors and other hardware.

  • Massachusetts General Uses RFID to Better Understand Its Clinics

    By Claire Swedberg

    A patient- and employee-tracking system, provided by Radianse, will enable the Boston hospital's clinics to gather complex information regarding patient flow and bottlenecks, with the goal of improving care.

  • Italian Pharmacy Gains Loyalty With RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    ASM Venaria's customers are using NFC-enabled cards to track prescription purchases and the results of screenings, such as those measuring glucose or blood pressure levels.

  • ORCA Puts Ferries, Buses and Trains on One Ticket

    By Claire Swedberg

    The system's NFC RFID card can be used for transportation in four Seattle-area counties.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Alien announces EPC Gen 2 reader for EMEA market; ClearCount Medical Solutions closes Series B financing round; ASK unveils new contactless USB reader; Arcontia launches new smart card reader for e-ticketing, e-payment; MTI Wireless Edge introduces UHF forklift antennas; William Frick redesigns its Web site.

  • DOD Tests, Buys New ISO 18000-7 Tags From Four Companies

    By Claire Swedberg

    After testing the new active 433 MHz tags for electromagnetic interference, the U.S. military has placed orders for the devices, which could cost half as much as their predecessors.

  • Munich Airport Says RFID Improves Dolly Management

    By Rhea Wessel

    The airport has fitted GPS-enabled Wi-Fi tags to 80 dollies used to transport cargo and baggage, enabling it to track their usage and prevent the carts from getting lost.

  • At Virginia Mason Clinic, RFID Eliminates the Need to Wait

    By Claire Swedberg

    Arriving patients are sent directly to an examination room, thanks to a hybrid RF-IR system that tracks the locations of patients and staff members in real time, and improves efficiency.

  • Southeast Alabama Medical Center Expands RFID Deployment

    By Claire Swedberg

    The 370-bed hospital says the deployment of Wi-Fi-based asset and temperature tags from Ekahau has made the facility more efficient.

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