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  • Swedish Armed Forces Completes Tests of RFID to Track Uniforms, Shipments

    By Claire Swedberg

    The military's logistics and materiel divisions have finished testing both active and passive tags, with deployment dates yet to be determined.

  • SATO Acquires Magellan Technology

    By Paul Prince

    The company says it will complete its acquisition of Magellan's health-care business, along with all intellectual properties, by early next month.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    RF Code announces new asset-management tamper-detection tabs; Metalcraft unveils RFID wristbands for waterparks, amphitheaters, outdoor events; HID Global adds RFID to Fargo direct-to-card printer line; SensMaster intros active RFID sensor tag for personnel safety applications; Washington clinic improves patient waiting times and workflow with Versus' RTLS technology; AIM creates AIM Europe to guide regional AIDC growth.

  • Boston Ad Agency Experiments With RFID-enabled Marketing Strategies

    By Claire Swedberg

    In one example, Allen & Gerritsen married RFID, Instagram and tic-tac-toe, as a team-building exercise for its staff and a demo for its clients.

  • RFID Brings Canoe Competition to Spectators

    By Claire Swedberg

    LearningWell's ViewLaps solution was used during this year's Canoe Marathon World Championships to track competitors' progress and trigger live videos.

  • Intel Processor Comes With NXP NFC Reader for Tap-and-Go Online Payment

    By Claire Swedberg

    Computers and tablets containing the processor can read the tags in NFC-enabled credit cards registered with MasterCard's MasterPass e-wallet service, enabling secure, convenient Internet transactions.

  • Motorola Solutions to Be Cornerstone and Registration Sponsor of RFID Journal LIVE! 2014

    By RFID Journal

    As in years past, the RFID technology provider will be a major sponsor of RFID Journal's 12th annual conference and exhibition, to be held in Orlando.

  • SteadyServ Launches RFID Solution That Keeps Beer Flowing

    By Claire Swedberg

    The company's iKeg system, currently being tested by beer distributors and restaurants, features an RFID-enabled weight sensor for tracking the amount of beer onsite, and for automating reorders.

  • RFID News Roundup

    By Beth Bacheldor

    Checkpoint Systems enhances RFID-based Overhead EAS solution; PINC updates RFID hardware for yard-management solution; Ekahau intros A4+ asset tag and W4 wristband tag; ThingMagic launches Mercury xPress development platform to simplify integration of embedded RFID readers; STMicroelectronics unveils family of ICs for embedding NFC tags in electronic devices; Bombardier Transportation picks TagMaster's RFID solution for mass-transit project in Malaysia.

  • Motorola Sled Reader Adds Low-Cost RFID Functionality to Mobile Computers

    By Claire Swedberg

    The new EPC Gen 2 UHF device locks onto Motorola Solution's existing handheld computers, enabling users to upgrade their devices to support RFID for $1,995.

  • Final Agenda Announced for RFID in Health Care

    By RFID Journal

    RFID Journal's ninth annual event will focus on helping health-care providers understand how the technology can help them improve patient safety, hospital operations and supply chain efficiencies.

  • GlueLogix Introduces Narrow-Field Antenna to More Efficiently Identify Nonworking Tags

    By Claire Swedberg

    When used in conjunction with Tamarack equipment for converting or encoding RFID labels, the new antenna can enable more labels to be printed within a smaller space, thereby saving time and material costs.

  • Zebra Releases Small, Low-Cost RFID Printer-Encoder

    By Claire Swedberg

    The desktop ZD500R allows companies to print and encode EPC Gen 2 UHF labels in lower quantities than with industrial printers, thereby saving cost and space.

  • Trumpf Adds RFID to Its Laser Cutting Machines

    By Claire Swedberg

    To make it easier to know if a machine's lens is being properly used and maintained, the company is embedding an RFID tag in its lenses, as well as installing a reader in its cutting heads.

  • N.J. Trash Collector Uses RFID to Pay Customers Who Recycle

    By Claire Swedberg

    To improve recycling rates, Sanico has installed readers on its collection trucks and is providing participating customers with bins fitted with passive EPC UHF tags.

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