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  • Taiwanese Auction Company Sold on RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    Bang Master Group—an auctioneer of luxury goods in Taiwan and China—has reduced its inventory counting time, as well as prevented errors and the potential for counterfeit goods, thanks to radio frequency identification.

  • RFID Professional Institute to Sponsor 10th Annual RFID Journal Awards

    By RFID Journal

    RFID Journal is now accepting submissions for next year's awards, which will be presented at LIVE! 2016, to be held in Orlando on May 3-5.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Bristol Uniforms chooses Vero RFID solution from Harland Simon ••• Smartrac's Sensor Tadpole tag can detect water leaks in cars, ships, planes ••• Nedap unveils out-of-the-box overhead RFID reader for discreet loss prevention ••• MOCAP, Zebra team up on pro football location tracking, data analytics ••• Ascom, Ekahau announce product compatibility for health care ••• German hotelier Prizeotel adopts ASSA ABLOY Mobile Access solution.

  • U.K. Company Finds RFID Chemically Attractive

    By Claire Swedberg

    Industrial Chemical Ltd. has adopted a UHF system from CoreRFID to manage its reusable containers, helping the manufacturer to save money and meet environmental regulations.

  • Barilla Uses RFID to Automate Home-Cooking

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Italian food manufacturer is marketing an RFID-enabled oven that captures instructions from a passive tag, then automatically mixes and cooks the ingredients; the company also has RFID plans in the works for its Safety for Food program.

  • GasBuddy Offers Beacons, Dashboard to Gas-Station Convenience Stores

    By Claire Swedberg

    The free beacon solution is designed to help retailers increase pump-to-store traffic by delivering personalized ads, promotions and discounts to GasBuddy's users.

  • Leading Hospitals and Health-Care Centers to Be Featured at RFID in Health Care 2015

    By RFID Journal

    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Northwestern University will be among the case studies presented at the event, being held this week in San Francisco.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Turck releases new compact RFID read-write head, tags ••• Guard RFID announces mobile apps for its AllGuard platform ••• Seagull Scientific updates BarTender software ••• Xerafy settles lawsuit with SenseStone and Zhejiang Jiakang Electronics ••• Smartrac unveils Prelams based on NXP's latest Mifare Plus SE chip ••• BluFlux joins DecaWave's partnership program ••• Nursing home in Turkey installs Elpas RTLS from Tyco Security Products ••• Accutech debuts Tag Test Station for wander-prevention and infant-protection systems.

  • Moods of Norway Opts for Checkpoint RFID Labels, Tests Fixed Readers

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Scandinavian clothing company has seen a 20 percent boost in online sales from using handheld readers to take in-store inventory, and plans to pilot the adoption of fixed readers at its DC and stores.

  • Chinese Nuclear Plant Tracks Workers With RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    The UHF RFID system, from Sun International, allows the Qinshan Nuclear Power Plant to confirm that all workers have left an area during an emergency, or identify any who still remain, as well as know if someone enters an unauthorized area.

  • Polo Ralph Lauren Store Gets Smart Fitting Rooms

    By Claire Swedberg

    The interactive fitting-room technology, provided by Oak Labs, is part of Ralph Lauren's adoption of RFID for customer-facing applications and inventory tracking.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Impinj launches RAIN RFID retail solutions with Detego, InMotion and Nedap ••• SML upgrades Clarity retail inventory-management software ••• Vizinex RFID releases Sentry Slim Skinnie tag ••• MEPS Real-Time updates system for pharmacy automation, inventory management ••• Giant Eagle tests Powershelf out-of-stock sensors as part of food-industry study ••• Sensoro deploys 110,000-beacon network in China.

  • RFID Goes to Bat Against Gray Market for DeMarini Sports

    By Claire Swedberg

    A UHF RFID system from Entigral enables the high-end aluminum and composite bat manufacturer to link its products to a particular retailer, thereby tracing any gray-market sale items directly to the store of origin.

  • Longest Chance Offers RFID Baggage-Handling Technology as Service

    By Claire Swedberg

    The system, designed to meet pending requirements from the IATA, was tested on Aeroflot flights from Moscow to airports in Prague, Bologna and Tallinn.

  • Mackenzie Health's Innovation Unit Assesses RTLS

    By Claire Swedberg

    The 34-bed unit, created specifically for testing new technologies, has completed a yearlong pilot of hand-hygiene, patient-safety and bed-management applications, and is now exploring how to best use and permanently deploy the technology.

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