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.
Texas Instruments today issued a major announcement around its product line of high frequency (HF) RFID offerings, the breadth of which suggests an aggressive, determined bid by the company to ensure a leadership position in the HF RFID market. This article recaps the many aspects of the annoucement.
Research firm Gartner today announced the release of its inaugural RFID market size, share, and forecast report. The key prediction is that the RFID market will grow from $504 million this year to $3 billion in 2010. RFID Update spoke with Jeff Woods, research vice president at Gartner, about the findings.
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.
Soccer’s international governing body has canceled plans to use an RFID-enabled scoring system at the 2006 FIFA World Cup international soccer tournament.
A survey shows that the biggest health-care players are deploying RFID at a faster pace, with spending expected to jump industry-wide in 2007.
Today's RFID news had two stories which together succinctly highlight the debate about using the technology to tag people.
This week saw the announcement of four companies rolling out what is considered the first commercial electronic pedigree program for pharmaceuticals.
RFID's adoption by the healthcare industry made progress this week with the announcement by AMTSystems of new pilot programs for its SurgiChip product.
One indication of where human-chipping is headed is to look at the companies already associated with it. One example is Metro Risk Management Group.