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  • Peg Pérego USA Tags Toys

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company will apply tags to individual boxes of riding toys made in its factory, and eventually plans to tag the vehicles' components.

  • TekVet-IBM Cattle Tracker Uses Active RFID Tags, Satellite Communication

    By Claire Swedberg

    With temperature sensors linked to battery-powered RFID tags, the system can record not only an animal's location, but also its health.

  • IGPS Rolls Out RFID-Enabled Plastic Pallets

    By Claire Swedberg

    Embedded with EPC Gen 2 tags, Intelligent Global Pooling Systems' pool of pallets can be tracked throughout the supply chain. Sensors connected to tags can indicate if products suffered damage in transit.

  • Chinese RFID Standard Increasingly Unlikely

    ABI Research last week announced findings from a newly released study on the Chinese RFID market. The findings indicate strong momentum for Gen2 is afoot that would be hard to curb if the Chinese government went forward with a separate, national standard.

  • Calif. RFID Bill Drops Moratorium, Could Pass Senate

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    A controversial bill to prohibit state and local agencies from deploying RFID in IDs has morphed into one calling for a set of interim restrictions, and a governmental study on the use of RFID in IDs.

  • Coverall Maker Adds RFID to Its Shipping Process

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Walls Industries, which sells work and hunting clothes, expects to benefit internally by integrating tagging into its warehouse-management system.

  • New Balance Taking First Steps With RFID

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    The athletic shoe and apparel company's initial technology tests went well; now, the firm is planning a pilot.

  • Tag Implants May Be Dangerous for Security Apps, Says Group

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Because VeriChip's tag is easily copied, a technologist group claims it is a poor choice for authenticating the bearer's identity. But VeriChip says its tags should be combined with other authenticators.

  • RFID: Maturing at a Natural Pace in the Supply Chain

    AMR Research's Greg Aimi argues in this guest contribution that despite recent doubts about RFID in light of its slower-than-predicted uptake throughout the supply chain, the technology is in fact following a very predictable, natural lifecycle of adoption.

  • Summary of Baird RFID Monthly for August

    Baird has released its August report. The 15-page document is a worthwhile read for anyone requiring an overview of the industry's last 30 days. For those without time to do so, we have reprinted here the report's summary.

  • An Interview with RFID Trailblazer H. D. Smith

    In this guest contribution, Leslie Downey of RFID Revolution interviews Robert Kashmer, the VP of information technology at H. D. Smith, the fourth largest pharmaceutical wholesale company in the US and widely-recognized pioneer in RFID adoption. Kashmer has guided the company's RFID trials and implementations since 1995.

  • Clothing Maker Says RFID Significantly Improves Production

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    Chinese firm Lawsgroup has deployed an RFID work-in-progress tracking system that is leading to measurable improvements in its operations and a quick return on investment.

  • Electronic Dictionary Maker Spells Out RFID Plans

    By Jonathan Collins

    Group Sense, a Hong Kong-based electronics manufacturer, is about to start a trial tracking cases of products in its factory and DC.

  • Philips Enters Gen2 RFID Chip Fray

    Philips Semiconductors has long been expected to enter the Gen2 silicon market, competing with the likes of Impinj, Texas Instruments, STMicroelectronics, and others to sell the microchips that power Gen2 RFID tags. It appears that the company's time has come.

  • RFID Pilot Tracks Airline's Unit Load Devices

    By Jonathan Collins

    At Paris-Charles De Gaulle Airport, Air France-KLM is using EPC Gen 2 tags to track large containers for shipping passenger luggage.

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