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  • Schneider Electric Lays Groundwork for Tracking Circuit Boards via RFID

    By Rhea Wessel

    The solution involves the installation of an EPC Gen 2 RFID chip directly onto the printed circuit boards that the company incorporates into its products, with the board's ground plain serving as a tag antenna.

  • In Haiti, RFID Tracks Drinking Water

    By Claire Swedberg

    Deep Springs International is using NFC-enabled phones provided by Nokia Research Center, as well as software designed by a U.C. Berkeley professor, to track chlorine levels in household drinking water.

  • RFID Journal Launches Radio Call-in Show

    A new program, airing every Friday, will feature Mark Roberti, RFID Journal's founder and editor, interviewing radio frequency identification experts and taking listener questions live on the air.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Google takes NFC-enabled search service to Las Vegas; WinWare intros new RFID-enabled tooling, materials-management solution; IATA, GSMA publish paper on benefits of NFC RFID to airlines, travelers; academic researchers develop wireless sensor technology for bridge safety.

  • RFID Journal LIVE! 2011 to Feature RFID-Enhanced Social-Media Networking Seminar

    This new preconference seminar, sponsored by ODIN and being held on Apr. 12, will focus on the ways in which radio frequency identification enhances social networking by linking real-world experiences to networking sites.

  • RFID Journal Offers New RFID in Health Care Report and RTLS ROI Calculator for Health-Care Professionals

    The report and return-on-investment tool will be sold online and given away to attendees of the RFID in Health Care preconference at this year's RFID Journal LIVE! event.

  • MultiCare Health's Good Samaritan Hospital to Install Smart Boards

    By Claire Swedberg

    The system will use RFID to identify any staff member who enters a patient's room, causing that individual's name, role and photo to appear on a video screen installed on the wall.

  • RFID Climbs Mountains in Italian Alps

    By Claire Swedberg

    Veglia-Devero Nature Park is using active UHF tags to provide hikers with video and audio media explaining the site's features.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Trimble introduces ThingMagic Mercury6 RFID reader; Xerafy unveils new X II metal-mount RFID tags; National Instruments expands its wireless sensor platform; RFM announces battery-operated Wi-Fi sensor modem; Deutsche Telekom plans mobile wallet this year; European Supply Chain Institute adds NFC to RFID project for tracking carbon emissions.

  • Finalists Unveiled for the Fifth Annual RFID Journal Awards

    RFID Journal has announced the finalists for the 2011 RFID Journal Awards, including Best RFID Implementation, Most Innovative Use of RFID, Best Use of RFID to Enhance a Product or Service, Best in Show, Special Achievement and the new RFID Green Award. The winners will be revealed next month at RFID Journal LIVE! 2011.

  • Mettler Toledo Rainin Puts RFID Into Pipettes

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company is incorporating passive 125 kHz tags in its Pipet-Lite XLS product family, enabling users to record and access maintenance and calibration histories, as well as write instructions regarding a pipette's permitted usage.

  • Tanzanian Logistics Company Tracks Fuel Trucks

    By Claire Swedberg

    After testing an RFID-based solution on one of its tanker trucks, Usangu Logistic is preparing to install it on 30 of its vehicles, enabling the company to know, in real time, where and when fuel is stolen.

  • 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.

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