The German pharmaceutical and chemical company is partnering with the Technical University of Darmstadt to develop printable RFID chips based on inorganic materials.
Two students turned a disposable camera into a gadget that shocks the life out of RFID tags; now, a privacy advocacy group hopes to sell devices based on their design.
After a trial of passive RFID tags, the state’s agriculture department plans to test battery-powered tags to attain the 100 percent read rates it seeks for tracking elk and deer on ranches.
With its acquisition of Matrics complete, Symbol Technologies aims to compete in the UHF RFID market by providing high-performance RFID tags and interrogators and complete solutions for specific industries.
By embedding RFID tags into tickets for the Tennis Masters Cup 2005, organizers were able to curtail counterfeiting, increase revenues and speed patrons' entry into the stadium.
A group of season ticket holders at Atlanta's Philips Arena can use RFID-enabled cell phones to download video clips and pictures of players—and, eventually, to make purchases.
A group of children in Yokohama City wears active tags to keep them safe on their way to and from school.
Finnish packaging specialist Stora Enso is preparing a new software application using RFID to help companies track products and deter counterfeiting.
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.
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.