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  • GDF Suez Tries RFID Underground

    By Claire Swedberg

    The multinational energy firm is testing a system that employs passive RFID tags to enable the detection of subterranean polyethylene utility pipes.

  • RFID Sensors Track Sleep Patterns

    By Claire Swedberg

    With iMPak Health's SleepTrak system, consumers can don an RFID tag on their arm at bedtime, and built-in motion sensors will then track the quality of their sleep.

  • American Apparel Adding 50 More Stores in Aggressive RFID Rollout

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The retailer states that RFID has helped it reduce shrinkage, improve stock levels and decrease employee turnover, and that RFID-enabled stores are outperforming those not using the technology.

  • Tift Regional Medical Center Tracks Crash Carts, and More

    By Claire Swedberg

    Wi-Fi RFID tags enable the Georgia hospital to identify the locations of carts, assets and important paperwork, and to record the temperatures of refrigeration units.

  • Impinj Files for Initial Public Offering

    By Claire Swedberg

    The chip manufacturer filed an IPO this week, seeking up to $100 million to pay for debts and fund further research.

  • Sumitomo Electric Lightwave Boosts Productivity in Its Warehouse

    By Claire Swedberg

    The North Carolina manufacturer of fiber-optic cables has been using EPC tags to track raw materials, and plans to tag the reusable reels that it ships to customers in the near future.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Zebra Technologies announces new UHF Gen 2 card; UPM RFID unveils new RFID NFC tags; WinWare debuts AccuCab2D cabinet; Stratum Global adds to RFID Asset Track family; Pallets International intros RFID-enabled pallet; Awarepoint acquires PCTS; Fluensee, 4Front Engineered Solutions team up on RFID yard management.

  • Identec Group Adopts New Growth Strategy to Go With Its New Name

    By Claire Swedberg

    The owner of Identec Solutions and eight other RFID software, hardware and technology firms expects to gain synergies from its various divisions, and hopes to acquire additional companies around the globe.

  • Mayo Clinic, ODIN Commercialize Specimen Tracking

    By Claire Swedberg

    ODIN will market the EasySpecimen solution, which the clinic will also use in its own labs.

  • Omni-ID Debuts Tags for Oil and Gas Companies

    By Claire Swedberg

    The tag maker has partnered with C-Logistics to market disposable RFID tags for offshore oil customers, as well as with Holland 1916 to manufacture and distribute metal-mount tags for tracking lifting gear and cranes.

  • RFID News Roundup

    UPM RFID launches inlays, teams with NXP on NFC; Jamison RFID intros UHF portal; Confidex expands industrial tag family; NXP launches Global Partner Program; GuardRFID unveils active Staff Tag for RTLS; OATSystems, CSC Partner on part-marking package for Airbus; Orbiter unveils RFID power-control board.

  • RFID Journal Announces Winners of Its Fifth Annual Awards

    By Claire Swedberg

    Gerry Weber International, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Mission Foods, Argonne National Laboratory, Intelleflex and Impinj's Chris Diorio have earned this year's awards, reflecting a variety of uses and achievements.

  • RFID Helps Florida's Seminole County Manage Equipment

    By Claire Swedberg

    The county has attached EPC Gen 2 passive tags to 10,000 of its most valuable assets, so that it can swiftly conduct inventory throughout its 130 facilities and offices.

  • Alien Technology Announces New IC, Handheld Readers and Inlays

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Peter Green, the company's new CEO, says his aim is to launch Alien's products and services that cater to specific vertical applications.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Phychips wins multiple customers for EPC reader chip for mobile phones; Avery Dennison announces new inlays, one-billionth shipment; InfoChip unveils new in-metal HF RFID chip; Hungarian RFID provider debuts RFID EAS hard tag in North America; ImageFIRST selects Fujitsu RFID tags for garment tracking; RFID Global raises $2.5 million in funding; Austriamicrosystems' IC featured in Thinkify's RFID reader-writer; TI to acquire National Semiconductor.

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