- RFID Gathers Evidence for a Lawsuit
In a dispute involving fair-labor laws, an RFID system involving EPC Gen 2 tags and readers was temporarily set up within a factory to document how long workers remained on-site.
- Checkpoint Systems Offers RFID Security for Retail Stores
The company's RFID Overhead EAS Solution includes a reader that mounts on a ceiling above an exit, as well as software to send alerts and link read data to a store's back-end inventory records.
- TrakLok Offers Hybrid System for Tracking Containers
A new device can communicate its location and status via Wi-Fi, satellite and cellular communications, and can secure a cargo container's door so that it unlocks only where and when authorized to do so.
- New York Stock Exchange to Track Traders Via RFID
NYSE Euronext will be using an AeroScout RTLS system to ensure traders don't carry their tablet computers onto unauthorized trading floors.
- KidGopher Uses RFID to Make Sure Only Authorized Adults Pick Up Students
A school district in South Carolina is installing the system to expedite the dismissal process, and to prevent the releasing of children to unauthorized individuals.
- European Commission Issues Framework for Measuring and Mitigating RFID's Privacy Impact
GS1 expects the voluntary guidelines will increase consumer trust in the technology, thereby advancing the adoption of RFID in Europe.
- Oregon Clinic Improves Access to Electronic Medical Records
Central Oregon Ear, Nose and Throat LLC is using an RFID system to save time and increase the security of files, by granting tagged personnel automatic access to electronic records as they approach a computer.
- PGA Tour Tests RFID
The organization is working with Avery Dennison to explore ways in which EPC tags could help it automate a number of processes at its golf events.
- Malaysia's Prince Court Medical Center Adopts RFID
The hospital is tracking infants and their mothers, as well as assets, utilizing passive and active RFID tags, with the goal of reducing the risk of infant abduction and asset theft.
- Payback Could Be a Lollapalooza for Concert Promoters
Front Gate Tickets debuted its RFID solution at the Austin City Limits Music Festival, and is now in discussions with the event's producers to use the technology at other festivals that they manage.
- Self-contained RFID Cube Helps Keep Out Foreign Material
Access Solutions has devised a turnkey unit that employs EPC Gen 2 tags and readers to streamline the tracking of workers and tools entering and exiting protected areas of power plants and other facilities.
- Adasa Plans Launch of Encryption System for EPC Tags
The company hopes its proprietary solution will gain acceptance as a way to secure tag data, as well as authenticate tags and the products to which they are attached.
- U.S. State Dept.'s Security Bureau Checks Out Weapons-Tracking RFID App
At one of the agency's armories in Virginia, firearms are being fitted with EPC RFID tags, to automatically track their usage by its agents.
- Active UHF RFID Tags Muster Support for Oil Rigs
ConocoPhillips and other companies are using Identec Solutions' Watcheroffshore personnel-tracking safety system on North Sea oil rigs, and Identec hopes North American operations will soon do the same.
- Registration Now Open for RFID Journal LIVE! 2011
The RFID industry's biggest event, to be held on Apr. 12-14, in Orlando, Fla., will feature more than 50 case studies presented by leading end users, as well as solutions from more than 175 technology companies.