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RFID News Roundup

Dow joins EPCglobal; Gartner says RFID to grow to $3 billion in 2010; Zebra announces Gen 2 firmware availability; Symbol, Vue developing item-level tracking solutions; RFID in China: uneven growth; Gen 2 start kits from Avery Dennison Printer Systems; ToP Shop selling Rafsec, other RFID goods; NCR partnership targets Mediterranean market; Inside Contactless raises €9 million.

RFID News Roundup

ABI report says UHF chipsets may lower reader prices; costs stymieing RFID in European supply chains; Avery Dennison RFID names 17 qualified converters; AeroScout, Alanco team up on Wi-Fi tracking; HID, INSIDE partnering on access control apps; New Zealand passports carrying Philips chips; South Korea approves use of Savi 433.92 MHz systems; AIM Global unveils RFID Emblem.
Funktel Tags Its Phones

Funktel Tags Its Phones

The telecommunications equipment provider embeds RFID tags in its mobile handsets to improve product quality, enhance customer support and enable applications such as access control.

RFID News Roundup

Philippines drafts rules for RFID frequency, power use; SAMSys introduces Gen 2 portal reader package; research projects $2.3 billion market for RFID in health care, pharma; IP Smart Packaging is now ASURYS; Australian chipmaker receives government grant; German retailer Rewe testing RFID.