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  • Bob Jones University Raises the Bar With RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    The university is using a passive RFID system to monitor vehicles entering and exiting its main parking lot, and to operate an automated gate system.

  • Intelleflex Partners With Motorola, Secures $15.5M in Funding

    By Beth Bacheldor

    The provider of battery-assisted passive UHF tags will work with Motorola Enterprise Mobility's RFID division to launch new high-performance RFID hardware.

  • Industry Leaders to Keynote at RFID Journal LIVE! 2008

    RFID Journal's sixth annual conference and exhibition will feature addresses by Procter & Gamble COO Bob McDonald, Sam's Club executive VP Greg Johnston, and Motorola Enterprise Mobility CTO Ray Martino.

  • RFID Investors Pour Millions Into Segments Old and New

    This article examines private equity investments made in various segments of the RFID industry over the last 18 months. It is the conclusion of a two-part series. The first part listed publicly announced financing deals and analyzed why active RFID and RTLS companies attracted the most investment during the year.

  • RFID & RTLS Sees $433M Invested Over Last 18 Months

    RFID Update identified more than $433 million in private investment placed in RFID and RTLS companies over the last 18 months. This first installment of a two-part series provides a guide to 28 publicly announced deals and analyzes why the active RFID and RTLS segment attracted the most investment.

  • RFID Helps FDA Caseworkers Track Important Paperwork

    By Claire Swedberg

    The agency's Office of Regulatory Affairs is using EPC Gen 2 technology to store and retrieve 10,000 investigation files at its San Francisco location, and plans to install the system at 14 other district offices.

  • Christiana Uses RTLS to Get Patients to Bed

    By Beth Bacheldor

    The health-care provider is employing a hybrid infrared-RFID system to track patients' locations and status, and to streamline the process of assigning each a bed.

  • Tergooi Hospital Uses RFID to Boost Efficiency

    By Beth Bacheldor

    The Dutch health-care provider is employing Wi-Fi-based active tags to track the locations of infusion pumps, and eventually EKG machines, in its surgery recovery and orthopedics wards.

  • Disagreement Awaits Imminent HF Gen2 RFID Standard

    A key member of the EPCglobal committee that is developing the 13.56 MHz Gen2 HF standard has serious doubts as to whether the standard will represent a significant improvement over what is already available in the market, and if it can meet pharmaceutical industry needs for high-speed item-level identification.

  • U.K. Seal Maker Puts RFID to the Test

    By Claire Swedberg

    AESSEAL assessed EPC Gen 2 tags and interrogators at GS1 UK's new RFID test center, with plans to deploy the technology to speed up the time needed to receive and locate products.

  • Industry Group Launches Test of RFID Reusable Containers

    A group of Reusable Pallet & Container Coalition (RPCC) member companies are conducting a far-reaching field test of RFID-enabled reusable plastic containers. The goal is to test the durability and reliability of the technology, as well as to demonstrate a business case.

  • Schuitema Ponders Future of Fresh-Chain Pilot

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Dutch supermarket operator and wholesaler says its Vers Schakel produce-tracking project proves the use of passive EPC RFID tags can provide many benefits—but only if all supply chain partners participate.

  • Event Reveals Interest in RFID Is Growing In Canada

    More than 400 people attended RFID Journal LIVE! Canada 2007—the second annual conference and exhibition produced by RFID Journal and EPCglobal Canada—held in November.

  • Craft of Scandinavia Tests RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Swedish sports apparel company is testing a self-inventorying product display developed by clothing label producer Nilorn Group.

  • Germany Sees Another Item-Level RFID Apparel Program

    Another German retailer has launched an ambitious item-level RFID tagging program, announced yesterday by ADT Security Services. Karstadt, which has 86 department stores and 32 sporting goods stores, is tagging selected items of men's apparel in a six-month pilot that launched in September.

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