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  • Grady Hospital Improves Surgical Dept. Efficiency

    By Claire Swedberg

    A real-time location system combining CenTrak hardware and PeriOptimum software has raised the utilization rate of the facility's 16 operating rooms by 23 percent.

  • RFID Helps Yard Operators Find Crashed Cars

    By Claire Swedberg

    The DogBone system, developed by the owner of a salvage yard, enables companies to locate vehicles in large lots, by affixing EPC Gen 2 passive tags to car windshields.

  • RFID News Roundup

    LabID introduces two new UHF RFID inlays; AeroScout, Extension team up on health-care RTLS-VoIP solution; Aviant Systems builds cellular RFID solution for RecycleBank; CenTrak announces new Hand Hygiene Compliance System; UPM Raflatac, Hansaprint unveil NFC label for metal, upgrade portal service; Nokia cancels SWP NFC phone, China Unicom moves ahead with SWP NFC payment initiative.

  • RFID Illuminates Lithuanian Lamp Manufacturer

    By Claire Swedberg

    Artilux NMF is one of the first companies in the nation to track finished products and raw materials throughout warehouse and production areas.

  • KissAFrog Leaps into RFID

    By Rhea Wessel

    The online seller of luxury fashions and accessories hopes that tagging its merchandise will lead to improved inventory visibility—and make certain the goods its customers purchase are in stock.

  • RFID Journal LIVE! 2010 Announces Speakers for Oil, Gas Seminar

    Offered in partnership with the Oil & Gas RFID Solution Group, the daylong series of sessions will explain how companies in the energy sector can benefit from radio frequency identification.

  • Impinj Launches New High-Performance RFID Chips

    By Mark Roberti

    The new family of Monza 4 tag chips boasts greater read range, orientation insensitivity, more memory and innovative privacy features.

  • World's Largest Cruise Ship Launches RFID-based Passenger-Tracking System

    By Claire Swedberg

    Royal Caribbean's Oasis of the Seas is renting out iPhones and wristbands with Wi-Fi RFID tags to help families and groups locate their members.

  • For Union Hospital, Recall of Vital-Sign Monitors Reinforces Value of RTLS

    By Claire Swedberg

    An IR/RFID hybrid system lets the Indiana hospital quickly pinpoint the location of its assets, reducing the quantity of equipment needed and the time spent searching for it.

  • Airbus Installs RTLS for Large-Component Assembly

    By Claire Swedberg

    Ubisense RFID tags, readers and software will make it easier for the aircraft manufacturer to track production of key components for its A380 double-decker planes.

  • RFID Keeps Sweet Stuff Rolling at Spanish Refinery

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Azucarera Ebro is using active 868 MHz tags to track incoming and outgoing truck shipments, as well as automate certain processes.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Sagem Wireless' new Cosyphone incorporates Inside Contactless NFC technologies; Visa, DeviceFidelity partner on mobile payment solution; ASK, Ideco team up on contactless fare system for South African rail project; NFC mobile phone trial gets underway in Slovenia; Salto Systems unveils new RFID-enabled hotel locking system; PCTS opens U.K. subsidiary to serve European market.

  • RFID System Tracks Trips, Fringe Benefits, for Bike Commuters

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Dero hopes health-insurance firms may subsidize the costs of its Zap system, as a means of encouraging a company's employees to maintain a healthier lifestyle.

  • Bairstow Tags Rigging Products

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company has begun tagging rigging and other fall-protection equipment requiring inspections, thereby allowing its customers to use RFID to track items electronically.

  • Wi-Fi Tags Reduce Risk of Falling at Elder-Care Facility

    By Dave Friedlos

    Samarinda Lodge says the system enables employees to respond to residents' needs and requests more quickly, resulting in increased productivity and staff retention.

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