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  • Argo Wireless Creates Item-Level Solution for Small Businesses

    By Claire Swedberg

    Targeting small and midsize product manufacturers, the company has designed an all-inclusive solution that includes RFID tags, readers, software, middleware and services.

  • Frisbie Memorial Hospital Takes RFID on Emergency Calls

    By Claire Swedberg

    The New Hampshire facility is tracking equipment and the temperature of medicine that emergency medical technicians take with them whenever an ambulance is dispatched.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Ekahau introduces wireless temperature and humidity sensor tags, partners on RTLS solution for Swiss hospital; GE Healthcare and Cisco offer joint RTLS solution for hospitals; Maryland's Peninsula Regional Medical Center deploys AeroScout RTLS; RF Code launches program for European expansion; Vilant Systems, Swisscom Auto-ID Services merge RFID activities; Alberta, Canada, officials launch RFID-enabled traceability programs for sheep, deer.

  • Beverage Metrics Serves Up Drink-Management Solution

    By Claire Swedberg

    The system's active RFID tags can track the amount of liquor poured at a restaurant or bar, while also tracking bottle inventory in the back room and enabling billing of beverage purchases at banquets.

  • Irish Group Creates Clinical Lab Automated Stockroom System

    By Claire Swedberg

    The project uses RFID and bar-coding to track endovascular devices, with the goal of improving patient safety, lowering costs and reducing the risk of errors, out-of-stocks and product expiration.

  • Google Brings RFID-enabled Hotpot to Portland, Austin

    By Claire Swedberg

    The projects allow businesses to use Near Field Communication RFID technology to provide data about their services and products to customers on the street carrying NFC-enabled phones.

  • GOJO Brings Wi-Fi-based RFID to Hand-washing Dispensers

    By Claire Swedberg

    AeroScout and Ekahau are each offering solutions that operate with GOJO's Purell hand-hygiene solution dispensers to track hand-washing compliance.

  • Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America Hopes to Save Costs Through RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    The manufacturer of automotive electrical parts is working with Midtronics to introduce a system that uses radio frequency identification to guide workers through maintenance and diagnostic procedures, and records results on RFID tags attached to trucks and components.

  • PGA Tour Tests RFID

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The organization is working with Avery Dennison to explore ways in which EPC tags could help it automate a number of processes at its golf events.

  • London's Great Ormond Street Hospital Deploys Wi-Fi Tags

    By Claire Swedberg

    The pediatric facility is using AeroScout's technology to ensure equipment can be located quickly as patients require treatment, and to track their maintenance.

  • RFID News Roundup

    French mobile operators expect to ship 1 million NFC handsets in 2011; Zebra divests Navis and parts of WhereNet; Surfaceslab intros RFID-enabled Smart Panel for hanging apparel; Smartrac buys into Indian RFID company; DockOn adds circular polarized antenna designs to portfolio; Alliance Tech to take over Fish's trade show and conference business; TagMaster partners with 7iD.

  • Malaysia's Prince Court Medical Center Adopts RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    The hospital is tracking infants and their mothers, as well as assets, utilizing passive and active RFID tags, with the goal of reducing the risk of infant abduction and asset theft.

  • Hong Kong Electronics Manufacturer Increases Efficiency Through RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    PC Partner is employing a solution that automatically tracks the components used to assemble circuit boards, and shuts down the assembly process if it detects a potential mistake.

  • RFID Heats Up Production at U.K. Boiler Factory

    By Claire Swedberg

    Vaillant Group uses battery-assisted passive tags to identify where carts loaded with boilers should go next, and the system shuts itself down if a cart is wheeled to the wrong location.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Norsat International launches RFID product line; Airtag raises €4 million; KeyTone, Arviem team up to deliver trade-monitoring and -management services; Ascendent ID unveils its smallest tag for automatic vehicle identification; Vail Resorts' RFID-powered social-media program hits milestone; ABI Research says UHF RFID in growth pattern, thanks to item-level tags.

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