Defense

RFID Reader Companies Chosen by DoD

The U.S. Department of Defense this week awarded "Blanket Purchase Agreement" contracts for RFID readers as part of its initiative to deploy the technology across its supply chain.

U.S. DoD Publishes RFID Regulations

The U.S. Department of Defense yesterday published the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement, which outlines the regulations for shipping the DoD RFID-tagged goods.

Alien Passes 50 Million RFID Tag Milestone

With all the excitement swirling around the , it has been easy to forget that we are still firmly rooted in a GEN 1 world. Take for example Alien Technology's announcement this week that it has shipped 50 million first generation Class 1 tags.

Department of Defense Wants RFID Shipments

Attendees to a U.S. Department of Defense summit being held this week in Washington, D.C., got an update on the department's RFID initiative: the DOD is ready to accept RFID-tagged shipments.

RFID News Roundup

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.