Refinements to the Savi CMS platform will enable the sharing of RFID tag data among NATO and its allied nations.
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.
All of the chain's 5,000 drugstores will use RFID to track retail product displays to help the company and 15 of its CPG suppliers get a handle on the displays' effectiveness.
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.
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Texas Instruments is the latest tag manufacturer using the Impinj Monza chip for Gen 2 inlays and chip-and-strap assemblies.
The cold chain technology company has RFID-enabled its TempTale sensors and developed a platform for end-to-end temperature-tracking of perishable foods.
Italian vintner Arnaldo Caprai is capping its bottles with SmartCorq, an artificial cork containing an RFID inlay.
VeriChip announces IPO; RFID consortium to hold open workshop; Nordic ID rolls out UHF handheld for Europe; RFID maturing rapidly, says report; firms partner on retail RFID solutions; do-it-yourselfers devise tag killer.