Turck expands production capacities in Beierfeld

rfid-ready.com - July 22, 2014 - 9:02am
Saxony's Prime Minister Stanislaw Tillich officially inaugurates new production building

The Turck Beierfeld GmbH officially inaugurated the new ten million euros expensive production building on 4. July in the presence of the Prime Minister of Saxony, Stanislaw Tillich. After the enlargement of the area to 9,000 square metres, the centre for innovation and electronics production within the Turck Group has now a total of 23,500 square metres for production, development, logistics and quality control.

At Cooper Hewitt Museum, Visitors to Become Designers With NFC

rfidjournal.com - July 22, 2014 - 6:00am
The museum, located in New York City, is developing an NFC-based solution for its renovated exhibits at Carnegie Mansion that will allow visitors to create their own digital designs.

Carrefour to Use Bluetooth Beacons to Track Carts, Baskets

rfidjournal.com - July 21, 2014 - 6:00am
The company will be the second retailer to pilot a solution from Proximus to identify the locations of carts and baskets moving around stores, providing analytics regarding shopper behavior.

Inditex deploys RFID Technology in its Stores

rfid-ready.com - July 18, 2014 - 8:17am
During the Annual General Meeting, held on 15 July 2014, Inditex's Chairman and CEO unveiled the RFID implementation project. RFID allows individual tracking of garments, from the logistics platforms until their ultimate sale.

The garment's unique ID is recorded on a chip inside the security alarm, which makes distribution more efficient and in-store garment management more accurate, improving overall customer service standards.

SATO is a solution provider for GS1 Germany’s new knowledge centre

rfid-ready.com - July 18, 2014 - 6:53am
SATO is providing its innovative CL4NX and CT4i printer series to GS1 Germany’s new knowledge centre in Cologne.  The centre, which opened on 1 July 2014, features live demonstrations of equipment, enabling visitors to learn about practical uses for the printers, particularly in the industrial and health care sectors.

Aki Choklat Brings Authentication and Personalization to Luxury Bags

rfidjournal.com - July 18, 2014 - 6:00am
The shoes and accessories designer is selling handbags with a built-in NFC RFID tag that enables users not only to authenticate their bags, but also to create a travel diary—and track down a bag if it is ever stolen.

RFID News Roundup

rfidjournal.com - July 17, 2014 - 6:00am
AmerisourceBergen launches RFID-enabled medications packaging system ... Scientists use Microsensys RFID technology to study pesticides' effects on bumblebees ... EasyJet trials Estimote Bluetooth beacons at three European airports ... Palos Community Hospital puts Versus RTLS in its operating rooms ... PINC announces next-generation enterprise yard-management solution ... Toshiba announces new RFID chip compliant with NFC Forum Type 3 specification ... Trimble intros Apple iOS support in ThingMagic Mercury API.

Inditex CEO Announces RFID Expansion Plans

rfidjournal.com - July 17, 2014 - 6:00am
Already using RFID at 700 of its Zara stores, the company expects to have the technology installed at all of its nearly 2,000 Zara locations worldwide by 2016.

Vale, Veiling Holambra, Brazil's Army and Petrobras to Speak at LIVE! Brasil

rfidjournal.com - July 17, 2014 - 6:00am
RFID Journal's third Brazilian event will highlight how organizations across that nation are benefiting from RFID technologies.

ISA Boutique Tracks Inventory, Shopper Behavior Via RFID

rfidjournal.com - July 16, 2014 - 6:00am
The Hong Kong retailer is installing CSL readers and antennas in its display cabinets and on its sales counters, so that it can track when jewelry is removed, returned and purchased.

PostNL Tracks Temperature-Sensitive Pharmaceuticals Via RFID

rfidjournal.com - July 15, 2014 - 6:00am
The company has installed SenseAnywhere active UHF transceivers and receivers within the postal vehicles it operates in Belgium.

RFID Speeds Police Vehicles Through Assembly

rfidjournal.com - July 14, 2014 - 6:00am
Troy Design and Manufacture is expanding an EPC UHF RFID system to track the movements of Ford vehicles through 10 or more procedures that modify the cars for use by police forces.

NFC Promotion Boosts Pepsi's Midwest Sales

rfidjournal.com - July 11, 2014 - 6:00am
Rehrig Pacific intends to launch a second promotion, following an initial pilot program that enabled shoppers with NFC phones to tap a tag on the plastic trays on which soda bottles are displayed to access a hockey-game discount and Pepsi promotional info.

RFID News Roundup

rfidjournal.com - July 10, 2014 - 6:00am
Farsens introduces RFID-enabled light detector; Neology receives OmniAir 6C certification for RFID tags; IDTronic adds new soft, flexible RFID wristband to lineup; VivaLnk announces Digital Tattoo; Panasonic updates Toughpad FZ-G1 10-inch rugged Windows tablet with RFID options.

NFC Takes Flight With Air France at Toulouse Blagnac Airport

rfidjournal.com - July 9, 2014 - 6:00am
SITA Lab is leading a six-month pilot enabling passengers to move more quickly through security lines, access a VIP lounge and board planes using RFID-readable boarding passes stored on their mobile phones.

NXP Releases Android Development Kit for MIFARE, ICODE and NTAG Products

rfid-ready.com - July 8, 2014 - 8:05am

NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced the release of MIFARE Software Development Kit (SDK) for MIFARE, ICODE and NTAG products. The MIFARE SDK is designed to provide access to all hardware features on Java level and enables Android apps to be created for MIFARE, ICODE and NTAG more easily than ever before.

RFID Is the Cure for San Francisco Construction Project

rfidjournal.com - July 8, 2014 - 6:00am
Shimmick Construction has deployed an active UHF system, provided by Wake, Inc., that captures the temperature of concrete as it hardens after being poured.

SMARTRAC and Confidex announced business co-operation

rfid-ready.com - July 4, 2014 - 8:49am
SMARTRAC N.V. and Confidex Ltd. have announced a distribution agreement in the United States.

The agreement enables SMARTRAC and its US affiliate Neology to distribute Confidex hard tag and specialty label products exclusively in the United States. In return, Confidex benefits from SMARTRAC’s strong sales and service network comprising its internal and external resources.

RFID News Roundup

rfidjournal.com - July 3, 2014 - 6:00am
DHL adds 13 locations throughout the Americas to its life-sciences Thermonet network; EM Microelectronic announces COiN Bluetooth smart beacon; SkyeTek unveils new UHF RFID module; International oil and gas company implements Precyse Technologies' RTLS to boost worker safety; RFID takes part in University of Texas at Dallas commencement ceremony.

National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art Adopts Active-Passive RFID Solution

rfidjournal.com - July 3, 2014 - 6:00am
The RFID system, provided by EPC Solutions Taiwan, is designed so that the museum can view the real-time location of artwork on display or being moved within its warehouse.
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