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  • Employment Services Agency Identifies Personnel and Assets Unobtrusively

    By Claire Swedberg

    Two years after installing a security system that uses ID cards with EPC Gen 2 RFID tags, the company plans further expansion.

  • Posco Steel Mill Improves Safety, Energy Conservation

    By Dave Friedlos

    The South Korean company has deployed an RFID-based system from Ubisense and IBM that tracks the locations of personnel, thus enabling managers to reduce the potential for accidents, as well as automatically control lighting.

  • Answering the Call at Senior Care Facility

    By Claire Swedberg

    Residents at Dogwood Village, in Virginia, use a system that includes active tags, repeaters, readers and pagers that send alerts to the staff, and also tracks response times.

  • Chennai Container Yard Finds RFID Sharply Boosts Productivity

    By Dave Friedlos

    A.S. Shipping Agencies applies reusable EPC Gen 2 passive tags to shipping containers, enabling the firm to track the location of freight throughout its 60-acre yard.

  • RFID News Roundup

    New Jersey hospital installs RF Technologies' infant-security system; STMicroelectronics intros MotionBee for remote motion control; PolyIC, Thinfilm announce high-volume pilot production of roll-to-roll printed memory; RF-iT Solutions' RFID middleware receives SAP certification; Magellan Technology extends U.S. presence; PervCom expands its RFID solution for mining industry.

  • Mississippi County Tracks Waste Pickup

    By Claire Swedberg

    Using RFID readers on trucks and tags on waste carts, Monroe County identified 600 customers who were receiving service without being billed.

  • DHL Says Its SmartTrucks Save Money, Time and CO2

    By Brett Neely

    Field tests of the company's RFID-enabled delivery vans showed that the initiative reduces fuel consumption and improves customer service, but read rates need some improvement.

  • MoLo Unveils Universal RFID-enabled Loyalty Card

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company envisions its system as a replacement for the multiple retailer loyalty cards and clipped coupons that consumers currently carry to realize savings.

  • RFID Is Golden to Nevada Mine

    By Claire Swedberg

    Newmont's Leeville gold mine is using an AeroScout Wi-Fi-based system to track workers and equipment at its underground operation.

  • RFID Helps York Improve Patient Safety, Satisfaction

    By Claire Swedberg

    A Wi-Fi-based system enables the 580-bed Pennsylvania hospital to better manage its assets, allowing its staff to focus more on patients than on equipment.

  • Mobile RFID Device for Shoppers Boosts Store Sales

    By Claire Swedberg

    A Utah supermarket retailer uses The Giving Cart system to gain insight into consumer behavior, as well as provide shoppers with coupons, prizes and promotional material as they traverse the store's aisles.

  • Syngenta Looks to Sensors to Boost Food and Biofuel Production

    By Claire Swedberg

    The global agriscience company is working with the University of Manchester to develop ways to use RFID and wireless sensors to improve crops, reduce fertilizer and water usage, and minimize waste.

  • RFID News Roundup

    German P&G plant to use RFID to manage industrial trucks; Invengo announces UHF reader that supports Wi-Fi, GPRS, Bluetooth; TeleTracking Technologies acquires RTLS provider RadarFind; Bielomatik, SmarTrac collaborate on smart label solutions; Muehlbauer intros new RFID converting line; Cybra announces joint venture with China Ministry of Transportation.

  • Howard Memorial Finds RFID Keeps Assets From Getting Lost

    By Claire Swedberg

    A ZigBee-based system lets the California hospital continually monitor the location and condition of high-priced equipment throughout its nine-building campus.

  • 3M Upgrades Dynatel Locators

    By Laurie Sullivan

    The company reports its 2500 series can identify pipes, cables and RFID markers buried more deeply in the ground, and better map out their locations.

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