- RFID Offers Benefits Today
A new report from Forrester, a technology research firm, says RFID already offers significant supply chain savings.
- E-Seals Smooth Border Crossings
A U.S. Department of Transportation program shows that electronic seals could help secure containers and reduce border congestion.
- SAMSys Looks To Standards, VARs
The Toronto reader maker is betting that its move toward open standards and partnerships with value-added resellers will pay off.
- Japan's NTT Joins Auto-ID Center
The Auto-ID Center has signed Nippon Telegraph and Telephone, the world's largest teleco, as a new technology sponsor.
- Can RFID Save the Planet?
A new World Wildlife Fund report suggests that RFID and microsensors could help reduce waste and improve recycling.
- Japan Gets Digital Ticket System
A national ticket seller and phone company are teaming up to create an electronic-ticket network.
- RFID May Reduce Electricity Theft
Mikoh Corp. is working with Invensys Metering Systems to secure residential electricity meters.
- Brooks-PRI Takes Over Hermos
Brooks-PRI Automation has completed its $41 million acquisition of Hermos Informatik GmbH, an RFID systems provider.
- Axcess Unveils Sensing Appliance
New, wallet-sized RFID transmitter works with a variety of sensors to broadcast alerts over any landline or wireless system.
- Design Your Own RF Sensors
Microchip Technology, a maker of specialized semiconductors, and a distributor have created a wireless sensor reference design kit.
- RFID Payment System for Cars
iPIN, a transaction payment infrastructure copany, is working with an unnamed auto manufacturer to develop an RFID payment network.
- World's Thinnest Smart Label
Flying Null, a British maker of magnetic tagging technologies, has unveiled an ID label that is just three microns thick.
- Cashless Payments Go Wireless
USA Technologies has added wireless wide area network and Wi-Fi capabilities to its low-cost cashless transaction system.
- UCC and RosettaNet To Merge
The high-tech industry's e-business standards group will become a wholly owned subsidiary of the Uniform Code Council.
- Identix Posts Steep Loss
The leading biometrics company lost $55.4 million for fiscal 2002, but it is record growth for fiscal 2003.