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  • RFID Journal LIVE a Signpost of RFID Market Maturity

    RFID Journal LIVE! 2008 showed signs the RFID industry is maturing. Many vendors emphasized their partnerships and ease of integration rather than touting proprietary technology and hard-to-verify performance claims.

  • New RFID Technology Helps Kraft, P&G, Kimberly-Clark Go the Distance

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The three CPG manufacturers have been piloting Mojix's RFID system, which employs a single interrogator to read tags from up to 600 feet away.

  • News Wrap-Up from RFID Journal LIVE 2008, Part 2 of 2

    Our second day of coverage from the RFID Journal LIVE! 2008 event in Las Vegas includes a number of major contract announcements, in addition to more product and partnership news. This is the second part of our two-day coverage of the event. Yesterday's includes other announcements.

  • Baggage-Tagging Projects Gaining Altitude

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Hong Kong and Las Vegas airports are upgrading and ramping up their RFID bag-tagging efforts.

  • Sam's Club, P&G Discuss Sharing RFID's Value

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor and Claire Swedberg

    At this week's RFID Journal LIVE! 2008 conference, more than 3,300 attendees came to learn how to put RFID to work.

  • News Wrap-Up from RFID Journal LIVE 2008, Part 1 of 2

    The ongoing RFID Journal LIVE! 2008 conference in Las Vegas has generated a number of new product, partnership, and pilot news. Relevant announcements are listed in this article, the first part of our two-day coverage of the event.

  • LIVE! 2008 Product Roundup

    Zebra announces new RFID printer-encoders; Avery Dennison ships new EPC Gen 2 inlays; Tagsys releases UHF tags for item-level tracking; Alien Technology demos intelligent tag radar; Intermec IF61 reader supports full WebSphere platform; Starport Technologies rolls out two new EPC Gen 2 tags; Omnitrol Networks and Time Domain combine RTLS and WIP; ODIN releases EasyMonitor reader-management software; Sybase upgrades RFID software platform.

  • Nestlé Italy Finds RFID Brings ROI for Ice Cream

    By Rhea Wessel

    The company expects to see a range of benefits from using RFID tags with built-in sensors to verify ice cream is stored and transported at temperatures neither too cold nor too warm.

  • American Apparel Going to Item-Level RFID in Stores

    Fashion retailer American Apparel announced plans to implement item-level RFID management systems at its 120 North American retail stores. The chain is currently installing systems at 16 New York City area locations following a trial that significantly reduced the time needed to take inventory.

  • Exhibit Hall at RFID Journal LIVE! 2008 Is Sold Out

    More than 175 leading providers of RFID hardware, software and services will fill the 100,000-square-foot exhibit hall to capacity.

  • Airbus Trials Showing Strong Results

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The aircraft manufacturer has decided to permanently roll out an RFID application for tracking jigs, and has also launched other RFID pilots for tracking work orders and tools.

  • FDA, EC Considering RFID for Drug Pedigrees

    The FDA and the European Commission are each seeking input on technologies and methods for pharmaceutical serialization and tracking. The FDA is required to develop track-and-trace identification and technology standards, while the EC is broadly reviewing options to improve the drug supply chain.

  • RFID Seals Provide Border Security in Eastern Europe

    By Claire Swedberg

    Kazakhstan and Lithuanian customs officials are using electronic seals to ensure truck cargo doors are not opened en route.

  • Startup Touts 600-foot Read Range for Passive RFID

    Mojix is a startup led by former NASA deep space scientists who used their digital signal processing expertise to develop passive RFID technology with 600-foot read range. Mojix says its STAR system can identify individual Gen2 tags within a 250,000 square foot area.

  • Suppliers Find No Incentive to Adopt RFID for Direct Store Delivery

    By Claire Swedberg

    A report issued by international trade association Global Commerce Initiative recommends suppliers and retailers initially focus instead on using RFID for products shipped to distribution centers.

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