- Savi To Develop Disposable E-Seal
Savi Technology is teaming with OneSeal to create a disposable, low-cost electronic bolt seal for securing cargo containers.
- Vendors Team to Thwart Thieves
Axcess and Sensormatic will offer an access control product that can prevent people from leaving buildings with stolen assets.
- HID, IR Offer Biometric Smart Card
New smart card will store the shape of a person's hand so they can be positively identified.
- E-Seals Smooth Border Crossings
A U.S. Department of Transportation program shows that electronic seals could help secure containers and reduce border congestion.
- RFID May Reduce Electricity Theft
Mikoh Corp. is working with Invensys Metering Systems to secure residential electricity meters.
- Axcess Unveils Sensing Appliance
New, wallet-sized RFID transmitter works with a variety of sensors to broadcast alerts over any landline or wireless system.
- Design Your Own RF Sensors
Microchip Technology, a maker of specialized semiconductors, and a distributor have created a wireless sensor reference design kit.
- Identix Posts Steep Loss
The leading biometrics company lost $55.4 million for fiscal 2002, but it is record growth for fiscal 2003.
- TI Enters Access Control Market
Texas Instruments plans to take on the leader in RFID access control with a new line of 13.56 MHz reader and card security systems.
- UK Intros Vehicle Inspection Card
The U.K.?s Ministry of Transport will use smart cards to reduce fraud related to the inspection of vehicles.
- RFID Boost Checkpoint's Earnings
The maker of retail security and ID systems, reported weak financial results, due to a decline in capital spending by retailers.
- Ports to Adopt RFID Security System
RFID tracking technology is designed prevent terrorists from sneaking weapons of mass destruction into cargo containers.
- Identix, Visionics Complete Merger
Two of the leading equipment vendors have combined to form the largest biometrics company in the United States.
- TSI Wins Prisoner Tracking Contract
An undisclosed prison in the Midwest will pay $3 million for an inmate tracking system that uses active RFID technology.
- Stealing Cars Will Get Tougher
Texas Instruments' new vehicle immobilizers will make it more difficult for owners to conspire to cheat insurance companies.