- RFID Journal Announces Winner of Its First Coolest Demo Contest
At LIVE! 2012, Keonn Technologies was recognized for its AdvanMirror virtual dressing room, which uses RFID to enable people to mix and match clothing items electronically.
- Luxury Apparel Maker to Test TexTrace's Fabric RFID Label
The new woven label, incorporating an EPC Gen 2 chip and a stitched-in antenna made of yarn, is being sewn into luxury goods, to provide brand authentication, inventory tracking and theft prevention.
- RFID Journal Announces Winners of Its Sixth Annual Awards
Cisco Systems, Intel, BP International, Omni-ID, HP Brazil, Cecilia Occhiuzzi and Bill Hardgrave were all honored at LIVE! 2012.
- Intelleflex Launches Self-Contained Reader to Bring Visibility to Remote Sites
The CMR-6100 RFID interrogator's built-in cellular transmitter and a GPS receiver make the device easy to install, and the company's Zest cloud-based service makes it simple to track a shipment's location and temperature.
- USF Polytechnic Researchers Helped Cephalon Improve Item-Level RFID Performance
By setting up and operating a replica of the conveyor system used at the drugmaker's Salt Lake City plant, the lab's research team was able to raise read-write accuracy to more than 99 percent.
- Battery Supplier Deploys RFID to Manage Product Inventory
A major automotive battery maker is using Seeonic's SightWare-Seeniq system, installed on shelving, so that it can view whether its batteries need to be restocked at third-party locations, such as auto repair shops and parts dealers.
- Italian Study Shows How RFID Can Help Reduce Supermarket Overstocks
The pilot used EPC Gen 2 UHF tags and readers to track the movements of cartons of goods into and out of an Auchan distribution center, to a store, and then to that store's trash compactor.
- Roberto Verino Store Allows Shoppers to Wear Garments Virtually
The sales floor at the clothing retailer's Barcelona branch is equipped with Keonn Technologies' AdvanMirror, which uses RFID to display real-time images of customers wearing outfits composed of apparel of their choosing.
- Canadian Advertisers Promote Contest Via NFC, QR
Astral Outdoor and Newad are using Scanvee RFID/bar-code tags that can be read using smartphones, enabling a marketing campaign that lets consumers enter a contest to win prizes.
- Finalists Unveiled for Sixth Annual RFID Journal Awards
The winners will be revealed next month at RFID Journal LIVE! 2012, for Best Implementation, Most Innovative Use, Best Use to Enhance a Product or Service, Best in Show, Special Achievement and the Green Award, as well as a new award for Best RFID Thesis.
- RFID Journal LIVE! 2012 to Host Auto-ID, French, Korean, Retail Apparel Pavilions
The four pavilions will showcase specific solutions providers on the show floor at RFID Journal's 10th annual conference and exhibition.
- RFID Tracks Spanish Shoppers' Interest in Shoes, Books
Two retailers in Spain are attaching EPC Gen 2 tags to some of their merchandise, in order to gauge the popularity of products by tracking how often customers pick the items up.
- LifeSynk Lets Consumers Use RFID to 'Like' Products, Stores and Events
The system employs RFID cards and readers to link shoppers' activities with their Facebook accounts, enabling the marketing of events, businesses or products, and providing users with discounts and other offers.
- Asset-Tracking Technology Helps iGPS Rescue Its Pallets
The company is using a combination of EPC Gen 2 RFID and battery-powered GPS/GPRS tags to increase visibility into its pool of plastic pallets, and to save missing pallets from being chopped up and sold to recyclers.
- Tags, Readers Compliant With the ISO 18000-3M3 Standard Expected Soon
With the new standard, RFID interrogators will be able to read a greater quantity of high-frequency passive tags simultaneously, and much more quickly, compared with most HF systems currently available.