Raytheon, the enormous defense contractor based in Waltham, Massachusetts, has calculated that it can save almost $250,000 each year by deploying an RFID equipment tracking system.
At the Automation 2005 show held in San Jose, California, electronics company Maxell showcased an RFID system to track test tubes in a laboratory.
By equipping casinos with RFID readers and RFID-tagged chips, the gambling industry will be able to vastly improve its scam detection and marketing capabilities.
Berkeley Public Library is implementing an RFID tracking system that will see all half-million of its books tagged before going live in June.
The University of California is considering using RFID to tag donated cadavers to cut down on the theft and resale of body parts on the black market.
SafeTzone Technologies, producer of the RFID locator systems installed at theme parks and ski resorts, has ordered 150 RFID reader units from SAMSys.
Italian vintner Arnaldo Caprai is capping its bottles with SmartCorq, an artificial cork containing an RFID inlay.
The state of Kansas has received funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to implement a cattle-tracking system combining RFID, GPS, and cellular technology.
Intermec Technologies has published a statement entitled seeking to clear any confusion about the company's intellectual property with respect to the GEN 2 standard.
Georgia's DeKalb County Juvenile Court hopes to save $30,000 annually by installing RFID technology to tag, track, and better organize its 12,000-file storage system.