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  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Checkpoint intros micro RFID label for health, beauty retail; pilots meat-tracking solution ••• Smartrac unveils dual-frequency RFID inlay, new in-store analytics solution ••• GlobeRanger expands suite of aviation RFID offerings, gets FAA letter of operational suitability ••• Tyco Retail Solutions debuts RFID-enabled storefront shrink-visibility application ••• Juniper announces Mesa 2 Rugged Tablet with Windows 10 and optional UHF RFID ••• Omni-ID secures $21 million in new funding ••• NXP and Guala Closures to develop NFC bottle closures for wine and spirits.

  • London Businesses Adopt Reward Technology's RFID Solution

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Dandy Lab, a men's boutique, says that the system has increased customer retention by 20 percent. Central Working, an office and workspace provider, has been using the system for the past two years.

  • Podiatry Clinic Steps Into RFID for Tool Tracking

    By Claire Swedberg

    The Surgical Safety Scanner system enables Great Lakes Foot and Ankle Specialists to reduce tool-counting times, prevent the loss of medical instruments, and identify which tools were used in surgery and sterilized—as well as when this occurred.

  • RFID Journal Launches Japanese-Language Website

    By RFID Journal

    For the first time, daily news about radio frequency identification and its many business and consumer applications will be available to people in Japan in their native language.

  • G-Star RAW Store Finds Many Uses for RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    The technology tracks the locations of goods in real time, and is used for inventory, point-of-sale and electronic article surveillance applications, as well as for a customer-facing touchscreen.

  • Airbus, Marks & Spencer, Vail Resorts Help Commemorate RFID Journal Awards' 10th Anniversary

    By RFID Journal

    The companies will join an end-user panel discussing RFID's past, present and future at RFID Journal's 14th annual LIVE! conference, to be held on May 3-5, in Orlando.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Checkpoint Systems intros Sense + Respond solution based on Microsoft Azure ••• Invengo acquires stake in ATID ••• Mojix offers OmniSenseRF inventory service for retailers ••• German retailer Gerry Weber selects Tyco Retail Solutions' TrueVUE software ••• Fujitsu launches UHF RFID tags for fashion apparel, accessories ••• Nedap unveils high-end UHF RFID solution for vehicle identification ••• FAA publishes draft revised advisory for use of RFID on aviation products, equipment.

  • Wi-Fi Alliance Unveils HaLow as Long-Range, Low-Power Option

    By Mary Catherine O'Connor

    HaLow's long transmission distance and low power requirements could make it an attractive wireless protocol for active RFID tags and other industrial IoT applications, but Wi-Fi access points that support the protocol won't be commercially available for a few more years.

  • RFID Brought Security to G20 Summit in Turkey

    By Claire Swedberg

    At last year's conference site, an EPC UHF RFID system confirmed the identity of each of the 60,000 attendees.

  • Columbia's Dental College Finds RFID Instrumental

    By Claire Swedberg

    The school's clinic is using passive UHF tags to manage the dental tool kits it loans to students, and to track the instruments during subsequent sterilization.

  • Brazilian Coffee Cooperative Uses RFID to Manage Inventory

    By Edson Perin

    Coopercam is attaching passive UHF tags to bags of beans, enabling it to track the receipt, storage and shipment of coffee.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Radley adds Omni-ID RFID technology to its solutions for manufacturers ••• Metalcraft expands RFID label service ••• Thinfilm, Jones to develop smart packaging for pharmaceuticals ••• Jadak acquires SkyeTek ••• DNP, Phoenix Solution announce new on-metal RFID tags ••• Swedish grocery retailer ICA Nära Norrviken tests NFC price labels ••• Gentex to integrate TransCore's Universal Toll Module in rearview mirrors.

  • Texas Direct Auto Manages Vehicles Via RFID

    By Claire Swedberg

    The technology has helped the car and truck reseller track its refurbishing processes, ensure that no vehicles end up missing, solve thefts and improve customer service.

  • Bluetooth Beacons Delivers Alerts to Bus Riders, Drivers

    By Claire Swedberg

    European transit operators are using a system that informs passengers—especially those who are visually impaired—when their buses are arriving, and in Italy, the technology also tells drivers when a passenger is waiting at a stop.

  • Belgian Clothing Retailer JBC Using RFID at 144 Stores

    By Claire Swedberg

    Checkpoint RFID tags, readers and middleware enable the retailer to track when goods arrive at and leave its distribution center, as well as check inventory on store shelves.

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