Aggressive HF Product Launch from Texas Instruments

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.

Gartner: RFID Market $3 Billion in 2010

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.

RFID News Roundup

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.

Report: RFID Healthcare Spending Boom in 2007

The National Alliance for Health Information Technology and giant information technology consulting firm BearingPoint have released the results of a survey they conducted of more than 300 healthcare professionals. The findings indicate a slow year in 2006, followed by a dramatic uptick in spending in 2007 and beyond. This article has more.
Omron’s New Mantra

Omron’s New Mantra

The Japanese electronics vendor is focusing on making UHF systems for the supply chain, starting with the creation of the RFID Business Development Group in the United States.