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  • New NFC Tag Detects Tampering, Transmits That Status to Readers

    Automotive, pharmaceutical and high-value brand companies are testing samples of Smartrac's Circus Tamper Loop tag with NXP's NTAG 213 TT chip built in, to identify whether a product has been tampered with and respond to interrogation with the tampered status.

  • South Africa's The House of Busby Slashes Inventory Labor via RFID

    The retailer is using Keonn RFID technology from Milestone Integrated Systems to track inventory and prevent shrinkage at one of its Johannesburg stores.

  • Small RFID Tag from SML Group Offers 30 Percent Sensitivity Boost

    The GB4U8 inlay leverages NXP's UCODE 8 chip and antenna design to accomplish what SML calls an increase in performance over other tags in its 42- by 16-millimeter size.

  • RFID News Roundup

    Bergen Airport to leverage BLIP Systems' technology to reduce wait times ••• RAIN RFID Alliance announces retail brands worldwide adopting UHF RFID ••• Schreiner ProTech intros RFID label for container management ••• CEVA's Bluetooth 5 Low Energy IP certified with Ellisys' Bluetooth compliance tester ••• Global Net Solutions Offers IoT badge-based security system ••• Runtime announces commercial support for Thread ••• CAEN RFID releases Bluetooth UHF RFID key fob reader.

  • Alien Offers Sled Reader With Multi-Antenna Polarization Options, 24-Hour Battery Life

    The ALR-S350 is designed to enable companies to employ their own iOS or Android devices with a Bluetooth connection to manage read data, using the polarization of their choice.

  • Foodles Brings Oodles of RFID-Enabled Dining Options to Paris

    The technology startup is delivering UHF and NFC systems to small and mid-sized businesses so that they can provide fresh food offerings to employees, while RFID enables sales transactions and inventory management.

  • Paper Company Brings Intelligence to Packaging

    Several consumer-brand businesses are testing RFID and NFC versions of Stora Enso's Intelligent Packaging solution that includes RFID-enabled packages and readers, as well as software and apps to manage read data.

  • Global Printer Manufacturer Adopts RFID for Color Laser Printing

    Manufacturers and logistics companies are using Lexmark's CS725R and CX725R printers to print and encode color labels with built-in UHF RFID functionality.

  • Levi's Tests RFID Use Successfully

    A number of factors, including greater efficiency in the repositioning of goods for sale, led the company to sell 56 percent more apparel this year on Black Friday than in 2016.

  • Shoe Shop Doubles Sales via RFID

    After a year of operation, Sapati has achieved a 100 percent increase in its sales, thanks to the use of radio frequency identification and other technologies to improve the customer experience.

  • Retailers, Hospitals Trialing or Deploying End-to-End RFID Solution

    PervasID's Ranger Series includes specialized readers for dock doors, overhead wide-area reading, point of sale and security, along with software to manage read data.

  • RFID-based App Helps Consumers Find a Cold Drink

    Cool&Go is an app-based extension of Blulog's automated data-logging system to point consumers in the direction of beverages or ice cream in their neighborhood, while also sharing their temperatures.

  • Shopper Fulfillment Expectations Up, Satisfaction Still Elusive in Study

    Zebra Technologies has released its "2017 Global Shopper Study," which measures how well retailers are keeping up with shopper expectations at physical stores and online, with an eye toward improving those numbers with RFID and IoT technologies.

  • RFID News Roundup

    RMS Omega Technologies acquires RFID software provider Capturity ••• Misako to use Nedap's RFID software at more than 200 stores ••• Galatea NFC-powered jewelry now compatible with Apple smartphones ••• Avery Dennison intros new RFID inlay for supply chain management.

  • Bracelet Works Like a Credit Card in Brazil

    Through a partnership with Visa, a new device from Trigg can be used on Cielo-, Getnet- and Rede-enabled machines, via a mobile app.

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