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  • Blommer Tracking Chocolate with RFID

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The cocoa-processing company has launched a warehouse management system and an RFID tracking system to improve inventory control and visibility.

  • ExploTrack Launches e-Pedigree Platform for Explosives

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company says at least one U.S. explosives manufacturer is implementing its system, which uses RFID and GPS technology to track explosives and detonators.

  • Two Victories for the Anti-RFID Crowd

    There are two episodes recently which have aided the efforts of anti-RFID activists: the first a televised interview with the VeriChip chairman in which he advocates chipping US immigrants, the second a piece of legislation in the state of Wisconsin banning involuntary implants by employers of their employees.

  • Wal-Mart Canada Plans Its First RFID Pilot

    By Claire Swedberg

    Working with a small number of its suppliers, the retailer will institute a system that closely parallels its U.S. RFID deployments.

  • BP Refinery Uses RFID for Evacuation System

    By Claire Swedberg

    At its Cherry Point facility, the oil giant has deployed an ultra-wideband tracking system to keep tabs on personnel in the event of a fire or explosion.

  • Ford Canada Adopts RFID System to Keep Parts Flowing

    By Beth Bacheldor

    By July, the automaker's Oakville assembly plant will use active tags to track nearly 1,000 parts-filled trucks.

  • RFID Industry Responds to Alien Vs. Intermec

    Yesterday's announcement by Alien that it is suing Intermec caused a stir throughout the RFID market, with many surprised to see the issue of intellectual property -- widely believed to have been resolved -- back in the limelight. This article has highlights of analysis from across the industry.

  • Alien Seeks to Disprove Intermec Patent Infringement

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Alien says it is seeking a declaratory judgment to prove its RFID products do not violate Intermec’s intellectual property.

  • Wisconsin Governor Signs 'Chip Implant' Bill

    By Beth Bacheldor

    A state statute now prohibits the required implanting of a microchip in an individual.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Andrew Price

    Avery provides RFID-training scholarships; Weber offering corner-wrap smart labeler; RFID-optical hybrid card; American RFID Solutions installs Faraday cage; Applied Logistics and RCD raise funding.

  • IP in RFID Back at Issue as Alien Sues Intermec

    Today Alien Technology filed suit against Intermec in the state of North Dakota. Alien asserts that its products do not infringe on certain RFID intellectual property of Intermec's, intellectual property for which Intermec has been attempting to collect royalties from vendors industry-wide.

  • Tucson Schools Considering RFID BusPass

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The school district plans to test an RFID-based system that would let administrators and parents know when and where kids get on and off school buses.

  • Wi-Fi RFID System for Long-Term Care

    By Beth Bacheldor

    A solution from eHealth promises to help nursing homes protect patients by continually monitoring their locations.

  • RFID Platform Plays Marco Polo to Find Assets

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    RF Technologies has released a new platform whereby tags emit an audible signal so that needed mobile assets can be found.

  • Custom RFID Tag Manufacturer Gets $2 Million

    Last week RCD Technology announced series A funding in the amount of $2 million. The company is a manufacturer and designer of custom inlays. RFID Update spoke with CEO Jeff White about the funding and RCD Technology's strategy within the RFID market.

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