Large Swiss Library System Implementing RFID

A library system in Geneva, Switzerland, is installing high frequency RFID systems to manage 700,000 circulating items at 11 branches. Bibliothèques Municipales de Genève is installing more than 100 RFID readers plus management software from TAGSYS as part of the project, and will also tag 80,000 patron ID cards.

RFID News Roundup

American Medical Directors Association to study VeriChip's VeriMed system; T3Ci completes acquisition, renames itself Retail Solutions Inc.; new multiprotocol long-range UHF RFID reader from iDTronic; ITG announces compact two-bin item sorter for libraries; First Hawaiian Bank issues MasterCard PayPass debit cards; MachineTalker buys Micro Wireless.

TAGSYS Targets Library and Textile Adoption of RFID

TAGSYS today made two product announcements that evidence the company's commitment to the library and textile management niches. The first is an RFID infrastructure solution for libraries based on new chip technology from NXP, the second a smart shelf for garment issuance at medical and laundry facilities.

RFID News Roundup

Moteiv's new, smaller mote; National Envelope Corp. markets RF-blocking security sleeve; vendors partner on RFID center for apparel; San Antonio library deploying 3M RFID tracking system; Impinj adds Chinese RFID technology firm to VAR network; EM Microelectronic announces new LF tag chips; Mikoh announces first Smart&Secure manufacturing partner.