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  • NFC System to Aid Diners

    By Claire Swedberg

    Canadian startup CustomerIn Systems has developed a solution enabling patrons to interact with a restaurant using an NFC-enabled phone, and also plans to launch a Web site in July to help developers create similar solutions.

  • Air Force Hospital Eliminates Equipment Loss, Reduces Labor Hours

    By Claire Swedberg

    A research team with Keesler Air Force Base's 81st Medical Group received approval last week for additional studies, to include the implementation of asset tracking at Columbus AFB, temperature monitoring and infant tracking, as well as bar-code and GPS technology pilots.

  • Home-Shopping Theme Park to Employ RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    At MainStreet America, visitors will be able to peruse completely furnished homes, and use RFID-enabled tablet PCs to learn more about thousands of items within and around those buildings.

  • RFID Tracks Clean-Room Laundry for High-Tech Companies

    By Claire Swedberg

    MSR-FSR is using an RFID system to record data regarding when, where and how clean-room garments are washed, dried and repaired.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Boeing, Alaska Airlines partner on RFID initiative; Checkpoint Systems completes acquisition of Shore to Shore; TagMaster acquires Free2move's RFID operation, TagMaster NA intros RFID handheld; Sky-Trax partners with AiDC Solutions in VAR agreement; TransCore unveils next-gen RFID rail products.

  • Tool-Bearing Truck Brings RFID-tagged Tools to Wind Farms

    By Claire Swedberg

    WindBed, developed by Choctaw Renewable Services, is a truck loaded with equipment and outfitted with EPC RFID technology to track tool usage and maintenance.

  • Korean Warehouses Deploy RFID-Enhanced Pick-to-Light System

    By Dave Friedlos

    CJ GLS says its order-fulfillment system is reducing errors, boosting efficiency and cutting costs at the facilities of four Korean companies.

  • Kayser-Roth Takes First Steps Toward RFID Usage

    By Claire Swedberg

    The hosiery company is applying EPC tags to socks sent to one specific retailer, and has also added tag-testing to its product-quality auditing processes, with plans to use RFID in other ways as well.

  • Grunnarbeid Manages Tools With RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Norwegian construction contractor is using EPC Gen 2 tags and readers, as well as GPS and cellular technology, to track the location and status of tools on work sites.

  • RFID News Roundup

    SkyeTek announces opening of China office; Axios Mobile Assets to supply RFID system to Elba Labs; Aloft opens door to RFID-enabled smart check-in at more hotels; Power Solutions joins Dash7 Alliance; Ekahau, Extricom team to enable real-time location tracking over Wi-Fi.

  • New York Stock Exchange to Track Traders Via RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    NYSE Euronext will be using an AeroScout RTLS system to ensure traders don't carry their tablet computers onto unauthorized trading floors.

  • Cordex Launches Handheld Pipe-Testing System

    By Claire Swedberg

    The solution includes a handheld ultrasonic sensor with built-in RFID reader to identify the locations of specific sections of pipe and measure their thickness, along with software to analyze the compiled data.

  • Powercast Debuts Energy-Harvesting Wireless Sensor System

    By Claire Swedberg

    The technology allows the sensors to receive and harvest RF energy to power their own transmissions, eliminating the need for replaceable batteries.

  • At Tornado-ravaged Sites, RFID Helps FEMA Contractor Manage Inspectors' Kits

    By Claire Swedberg

    PaRR Inspections is using EPC Gen 2 tags to track electronic equipment loaned to claims inspectors, in order to speed up responses to disaster victims' requests for assistance.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Mercedes-Benz installs RFID-enabled MyDealerLot at new factory store; Identec Solutions intros RFID solution standard for oil, gas and mining; Ascendent ID announces RFID wireless encryption option; ASK selected to supply contactless RFID in Portugal's electric car initiative; Hyatt Regency Montreal installs KABA's RFID door locks and system; Dash7 Alliance offers free membership to university students.

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