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  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    B.O.S. Better Online Solutions' RFID and Mobile Division receives order for retail self-scanning project ••• Comprion launches NFC testing and troubleshooting system ••• Scania evaluates H&D Wireless RTLS solution for indoor positioning ••• SML sponsors Auburn University RFID Center, joins Board of Advisors ••• MetraLabs, Qopius collaborate on retail vision robot ••• Frost & Sullivan report cites high-revenue RF test and measurement areas.

  • Cattle Industry to Weigh In on RFID in Washington State

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Washington State Department of Agriculture will schedule a period of public comment, after proposing in December that all cattle in the state must wear an LF RFID ear tag to help identify them in the event of disease outbreaks.

  • Sales Are Up and Overstocking Is Down, Study Reports, Due to RFID Use in Stores

    By Claire Swedberg

    A University of Leicester study involving 10 participating retailers, sponsored by GS1 UK and the ECR Community Shrinkage and On-shelf Availability Group, found that all companies realized a return on investment, with sales boosted by between 1.5 and 5.5 percent.

  • Key-Printing Kiosks Automate RFID Card Copying

    By Claire Swedberg

    KeyMe has retrofitted 111 of its kiosks with RFID functionality so that users with LF access cards and key fobs can print copies, while all future kiosks will come with the RFID technology built in.

  • RFID Prevents Errors, Automates Movement of Heavy Machinery

    By Claire Swedberg

    The GuardRFID active RFID solution is enabling Linder Industrial Machinery to automatically track when each asset arrives at one of its yards; where it is cleaned, maintained or stored; and when it is shipped back out to another customer.

  • T-Systems, Spearhead Partner to Add IoT to Car Insurance

    By Edson Perin

    Launched in Europe, the Digital Drive solution helps with claims management and enables insurers to offer new services to vehicle owners.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Ingenica Solutions, Terso Solutions partner on RFID-enabled medical device tracking ••• Quake Global to exhibit RFID health-care technology ••• AIM, NFC Forum, RAIN RFID Alliance launch Connections Summit ••• STAR Systems International intros multi-protocol tolling reader ••• Loci, Waltonchain form strategic partnership for RFID, Internet of Things solutions.

  • Brazilian Hospital Improves Care for ICU Patients

    By Edson Perin

    Santa Casa de Valinhos deployed an Internet of Things solution from Taggen RFID Solutions that facilitates the location of its equipment.

  • CenTrak Builds BLE Beacon Functionality Into RTLS Devices

    By Claire Swedberg

    The real-time location system company is providing beacons in its devices to enable hospitals to provide wayfinding services to visitors, while also selling standalone beacons for other industries.

  • RFID Journal LIVE! 2018 to Host IEEE RFID 2018

    By RFID Journal

    The co-located technical conference will feature a special Smart Cities Educational Mega-Challenge.

  • Senior Bowl Runs With UWB RFID in Ball to Monitor Players' Performance

    By Claire Swedberg

    The system, from Zebra Technologies, used RFID tags on uniforms and in balls to capture data about the performance of each player, enabling fans and coaches to better understand what is happening on the field.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    Fujitsu Components America offers BLE sensor beacon, data logger ••• Asahi Kasei Microdevices develops transmit-only BLE IC ••• DeltaTrak unveils BLE wireless monitoring solution ••• Frost & Sullivan honors Smartrac for its RFID solutions ••• Inmarsat says IoT will play major role in protecting agricultural workers.

  • New Checkpoint Antennas to Bring RFID to Wide-Open Store Entryways

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's NEO electronic article surveillance antenna platform and UF-1 under-floor antenna enable a longer read range for a wide entrance, with the ability to read very small tags, and to be less visible, for high-value goods stores and boutiques.

  • LIVE! 2018 to Feature RFID Professional Institute Certification, Fast-Track Training Course

    By RFID Journal

    RFID Journal's 16th annual conference and exhibition will offer attendees the chance to become Institute-certified, and provide training in RFID deployment and applications development.

  • RFID Couples With Gaming Technology for 2D Mapping of Tagged Goods

    By Claire Swedberg

    Stealth Network Communications' solution leverages RFID reads on a handheld device, as well as augmented reality data, to provide wayfinding for associates as they seek products for omnichannel picking or for aiding shoppers; the system provides a store- or warehouse-wide view into the locations of tagged items that management and other individuals can employ to understand the location and status of their goods.

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