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  • RFID Bolsters Charity Event

    By Claire Swedberg

    Poverty-fighting organization Tipping Point Community collected about $15 million with Connect&Go NFC RFID technology wristbands, enabling guests to raise their hands and make a pledge without requiring credit cards or pen and paper.

  • Health Clubs Halt Towel Loss With RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    Russian fitness centers have reduced the number of lost towels from 150 per month down to only five or 10 in three months, thanks to an RFID-based solution from ISBC Group.

  • Brazilian RFID Solution Tracks Airline Baggage

    By Edson Perin

    KeD Tecnologia, which develops radio frequency identification systems, was launched after one of its co-founders lost his luggage during a flight.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By RFID Journal

    Tageos RFID products certified for aviation baggage tracking ••• Astrocast, Leaf Space forge agreement for ground-station IoT network ••• Avnet releases gigabit network FMC module for Internet of Things ••• Hippo Insurance offers customers Notion smart-home sensors ••• Vodafone to double size of NB-IoT network ••• Cubic Telecom launches IoT platform with connectivity-management, service-enablement capabilities ••• Taoglas intros NB-IoT antenna in multiband range ••• Siemens, A.I. company Flutura partner on Industrial IoT solutions.

  • RFID Controls Headache Pain Treatment

    By Claire Swedberg

    ElectroCore has developed an RFID-based method to control the dispensing of vagus nerve stimulation treatment to help those with cluster headaches or migraines relieve their pain.

  • Utility Services Company Tracks Construction Tools via RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    Pike Corp. aims to reduce the cost of tool replacement and ensure the right tools are on the right work site, thanks to an automated RFID- and GPS-based system from Silent Partner Technologies.

  • Smartrac Releases New Inlays, Including Retail's Smallest

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's new MiniWeb and DogBone inlays, made with NXP's UCODE 8 ICs, will bring improved performance, faster encoding and higher sensitivity than predecessor UHF inlays, for use in retail and industrial applications.

  • Steam Trap Sensor Provides Active RFID Without Battery

    By Claire Swedberg

    PsiKick's new self-powering sensors harvest energy from steam, vibration or ambient lighting to capture sensor data, then transmit that information to a cloud-based server for real-time and historical analytics regarding the operation of equipment.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    NedCard intros RFID SMD package with NXP ICs for industrial applications ••• Decawave, Runtime announce support for open-source RTLS ••• Q-Free, Silicon Labs partner on IoT solution to alleviate urban traffic ••• IoTize wins NFC Forum innovation award ••• Industrial Internet Consortium, Fira Barcelona partner on Spanish IoT event ••• IoT company Teslonix, chip maker Farsens sign business collaboration agreement.

  • Impinj Schedules Takeoff for New Baggage-Tracking Tag

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's R6-B UHF RFID integrated circuit is designed to offer the features of the R6 family of chips—durability, sensitivity and auto-tuning—to the airline and airport industries, while operating seamlessly with its existing RFID printers.

  • New On-Metal UHF Tag Measures Just 5 Millimeters in Length

    By Claire Swedberg

    Aerospace and health-care solution providers are testing Kyocera's ceramic tags on tools to track their movement during surgical procedures or assembly processes.

  • RFID Helps Resort Digitize and Manage Its Wine Collection

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Tokyo Baycourt Club is tracking thousands of bottles of wine, served in multiple restaurants and guest services, via a UHF RFID system from SATO Material Co.

  • IoT Brings Pool, Irrigation, Lighting Data to Homeowner Association

    By Claire Swedberg

    San Diego's West Park Maintenance district is trialing the Common Sense system from Three Phase Electric for one year, to determine the value of capturing sensor data wirelessly and receiving alerts, as well as analytical data on a dashboard.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Rich Handley

    iDTRONIC intros new desktop RFID reader ••• Alien Technology to join panel on logistics labeling and tracking technologies ••• New Boundary Technologies, IJACK Technologies partner on remote monitoring system for oil and gas producers ••• Soracom leads multi-million-dollar investment round in Sigfox provider Unabiz ••• Industrial Internet Consortium publishes white paper on industrial networking for IIoT system designers ••• Qorvo, Leedarson launch multi-standard smart-lighting solutions for IoT.

  • Wedding Retailer Commits to RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    WED2B has boosted sales by 20 percent with higher inventory accuracy at its stores, thanks to an RFID-based system from Retail Asset Solutions that ensures wedding gowns and other garments and accessories are on hand for shoppers.

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