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  • Walgreens Opens RFID-Enabled Distribution Center

    By Claire Swedberg

    The drugstore chain's DC in Anderson, S.C., has tagged 170,000 totes used to supply merchandise to 700 stores throughout the Southeast, enabling the company to prevent errors and streamline its shipping processes.

  • RFID World '08: Now You See It...

    There are plenty of magic acts in Las Vegas, but at the RFID World '08 show held there last week, it was the exhibitors who seemed intent on making RFID disappear. Starting with the press conference that opened the event, exhibitors spoke of the need for RFID technology to "disappear" into complete solutions so adoption could grow.

  • RFID Tickets Sped Visitors Through Belgium's F1 Grand Prix

    By Claire Swedberg

    The race organizer used tickets embedded with 13.56 MHz RFID tags and handheld readers to scan tickets as visitors entered the stadium, thereby reducing queues and curtailing fraud.

  • Taiwanese Company Unveils EPC Gen 2 Chip With 128-kbit Memory

    By Dave Friedlos

    Favite says tags made with the IC will be available in early 2009, and that its RFID interrogator module supports the chip's large memory size.

  • Club Sentry Adds RFID to Its Member-Management System

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The new technology helps ensure that only authorized members gain entry to health clubs and similar facilities, thereby bolstering security.

  • RFID World 2008 Announcement Wrap-Up, Part 2 of 2

    This week's RFID World 2008 conference in Las Vegas saw a handful of announcements from the vendors at the show. This recap is the second of our two-part series wrapping up those announcements. See yesterday's for the rest of the announcements.

  • At Democratic Convention, First Data Corp. Showed Off Its GO-Tag

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company provided RFID-enabled commemorative badges to members of the media and delegates, who used them to pay for food and beverages.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Time Domain adds new products to RTLS platform; Rite Aid drug stores to accept RFID-enabled MasterCard PayPass; Motorola boosts RFID readers with upgrades, certifications; ThingMagic upgrades Mercury5 RFID readers and antennas; NFC and SD maker Wireless Dynamics intros rugged enclosure for handheld; RFID Global Solution, Franwell team up on RFID across industries.

  • Eyewear Retailer Finds RFID Helps It See Its Merchandise More Clearly

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Santa Fe Optical applies EPC tags to all of the frames it sells, helping it to eliminate shoplifting and streamline inventory management.

  • RFID World 2008 Announcement Wrap-Up, Part 1 of 2

    This week's RFID World 2008 conference in Las Vegas saw a handful of announcements from the vendors at the show. This recap is the first of our two-part series wrapping up those announcements. Tomorrow we'll publish the rest.

  • 2008 RFID Excellence in Business Awards Announced

    The 2008 RFID Excellence in Business Awards were presented at the RFID World conference on Monday night.

  • Alcatel-Lucent Launching Consumer RFID Product

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The tikitag system uses Near Field Communications (NFC) technology to link online applications with real-world items, enabling them to interact.

  • RFID Benchmark Tests Prove Positive for IT Asset Tracking

    A new benchmark test report says passive UHF RFID tags and readers can perform very effectively to track IT assets in data centers and other environments. The tests also found major performance discrepancies among tags and readers, so good performance and system success cannot be taken for granted.

  • Evigia Launches 433 MHz Active RFID Product Line

    By Beth Bacheldor

    The company's new EV3 product line includes seven transponders and three interrogators—all compliant with the ISO 18000-7 standard.

  • Indian Mine Monitors Workers and Toxic Gases

    By Dave Friedlos

    PervCom's active 2.4 GHz RFID tags, attached to cap lamps, track miners' locations and contain sensors for measuring temperature, humidity and air quality.

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