Defense

New Report: RFID in the Public Sector

A new report on RFID in the public sector has been released. Commissioned by the IBM Center for the Business of Government, it is a comprehensive and up-to-date look at the technology, its many applications, and associated public sector issues. This article tells you what you need to know about the 100-page report.
Navy Tracks Broken Parts From Iraq

Navy Tracks Broken Parts From Iraq

The U.S. Navy completed a six-month field trial involving the tagging of more than 12,000 airplane parts and containers. Learn how much the project cost, the challenges that were overcome, the results and why the Navy wants to expand the project.

RFID Border Security Market $3B in 2009

ABI Research has released a report projecting the market for RFID products and services within the secure identification and homeland security sectors will be worth $3B in 2009. This article discusses that prediction and the report's other findings.

U.S. to Issue RFID Passports Next Year

The U.S. State Department this week officially announced that it is moving forward with the "electronic passport" initiative which will see all U.S. passports issued after October 2006 include embedded RFID tags.

Summary of Baird RFID Monthly for October

Baird has released its October report. The nineteen-page document is a worthwhile read for anyone requiring an overview of the industry's last 30 days. For those without time to do so, we have reprinted here the report's summary.

BEA Systems Acquires ConnecTerra

Enterprise infrastructure software giant BEA Systems today announced that it has acquired middleware provider ConnecTerra of Cambridge, Massachusetts. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Summary of Baird RFID Monthly for September

Baird has released its September report. The twenty-page document is a worthwhile read for anyone requiring an overview of the industry's last 30 days. For those without time to do so, we have reprinted here the report's summary.