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  • Medtronic's Labs Use RFID to Track Down Tools

    By Claire Swedberg

    Personnel can determine the locations of oscilloscopes, meters and other devices, and document any items that leave the labs, as well as who took them.

  • RFID News Roundup

    GE Healthcare, AeroScout integrate solutions for European market; AZ Monica hospital expands AeroScout deployment; Zebra Technologies intros mobile printing Apple app for RFID tags; Ubisense raises nearly $8 million in fund-raising round; Xerafy unveils UHF RFID tags for Europe; IDTronic announces new RFID-enabled wristband.

  • UC Davis Winery Tracks Fermentation Via RFID Sensors

    By Claire Swedberg

    The system allows the school's new facility to track the sugar content and temperatures of its wine within each of its 152 fermenting vats, putting an end to manual measurements.

  • EPC RFID Simplifies Inventory for NASA's Langley Research Center

    By Claire Swedberg

    The research facility uses passive tags to identity equipment and its location, enabling it to cut the time spent taking stock of its equipment from three weeks to one day.

  • Axios MA Launches Tagged Pallets and Real-Time Tracking Solution

    By Claire Swedberg

    JD Smith & Sons is the first to test the new RFID-enabled plastic pallets and system, which is designed to let customers not only better track shipments of goods, but also reduce their carbon footprint.

  • German Clothing Company s.Oliver Puts RFID to the Test

    By Rhea Wessel

    The retailer recently completed a trial involving the tagging of 12,000 items, to determine if the technology can provide an adequate ROI by preventing out-of-stocks.

  • Driscoll's Monitors Its Berry Shipments in Real Time

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company is using a combination of RFID sensors, GPS and cellular communication technology to ensure its products are transported at the proper temperature, and that trailers are not opened while in transit.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Invengo raises investment capital; Intelleflex intros product-level monitoring for perishable food, pharmaceutical cold chain; Truecount Corp. joins Motorola Solutions Channel Program; Siemens intros rugged RFID components; Mojix Star System passes RFID tests at Metro Group Future Store Initiative; Singapore hospital and partners to develop RFID-enabled drug delivery system.

  • Mobile Carriers Launch Venture to Aid Adoption of NFC in Phones

    By Claire Swedberg

    In an effort to turn phones into wireless credit cards, AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless intend to release software for handsets and payment terminals in select U.S. regions over the next 18 months, with a nationwide rollout planned by 2013.

  • Vector Aerospace Tracks Engine Maintenance via EPC RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    At its Canadian facility, Vector Aerospace Engine Services - Atlantic is using a solution from IDBlue to gain visibility of aircraft engine components as they pass through different departments for repair.

  • Active UHF RFID Tags Muster Support for Oil Rigs

    By Claire Swedberg

    ConocoPhillips and other companies are using Identec Solutions' Watcheroffshore personnel-tracking safety system on North Sea oil rigs, and Identec hopes North American operations will soon do the same.

  • Final Agenda Announced for RFID in Defense

    At this premiere conference, being held on Nov. 30, at the Doubletree Hotel Crystal City-National Airport, in Arlington, Va., end users and RFID experts will explain the benefits of using RFID technology in the defense industry.

  • RFID Brings Safety to Spanish Port

    By Claire Swedberg

    TTI Algeciras' terminal uses RFID and RTLS to help locate shuttles and prevent collisions as they transport containers to and around unmanned mobile cranes as vessels are loaded and unloaded.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Marubeni Chemix introduces aviation-grade tags made with Tego chips; Murata, Kathrein partner on UHF RFID for use in electronics production; AeroScout closes $16 million investment; Cissoid, Instrumentel intro high-temp, passive RFID telemetry chip; IDTronic unveils EaZy aXXess access-control products; Buenos Aires toll operator selects TransCore's technology.

  • BLG Logistics Hopes to Save Labor and Fuel by Tagging Rolltrailers

    By Rhea Wessel

    The worldwide logistics company is deploying a pilot system involving EPC Gen 2 RFID and GPS technologies to track the trailers' locations at a seaport terminal in Bremerhaven, Germany.

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