Nestle launches NFC Solution to deliver recipes in Woolworths - August 19, 2014 - 1:15am
Shoppers at Woolworths can now use their smartphone in isle to get recipes thanks to a new innovative collaboration between Tapit, TorchMedia and Nestle.

Tapit, a company specialized in contactless communications, deploy Tapit contactless infrastructure including NFC tags, QR codes & Beacons that streamline how global companies deliver content to smartphone users within physical environments.

L'Oréal Italia Prevents Warehouse Collisions Via RTLS - August 18, 2014 - 6:00am
An active RFID solution ensures forklift operators are alerted when they near another vehicle or pedestrian, as well as to provide data analytics about any near-misses.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust to Expand RTLS Deployment - August 15, 2014 - 6:00am
The U.K. organization intends to use Stanley Healthcare tags and software to track high-value equipment, monitor hand-washing, manage patient flow and facilitate a number of other tasks.

RFID News Roundup - August 14, 2014 - 6:00am
Epicurious to use Swirl beacons to deliver localized services to in-store shoppers; Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park adopts InvoTech uniform-tracking system; iZipline to integrate PackageTagz app with HID Global’s Trusted Tag Services.

Cubiq Uses RFID to Create 'Magic Closet' - August 14, 2014 - 6:00am
The company's On-Demand Concierge Storage Service uses passive UHF tags and Alien and U Grok It readers to catalog, store and deliver each client’s belongings.

RFID UHF Read/Write Head F190 from Pepperl+Fuchs Now Also Available for America and Asia - August 14, 2014 - 3:32am
Following the launch of the F190 read/write head in the European market, Pepperl+Fuchs is releasing another read/write head in the F190 Series to tap into the American and Asian markets. This solution enables companies active on a global scale to equip their processes around the world using just a single series of UHF read/write heads. System integration is made much easier as a result, guaranteeing a simple and flexible process.

Industrial Connectors with RFID offer Added Value for Maintenance Applications - August 13, 2014 - 6:51am
Harting integrates RFID in industrial connectors

During this years Hannover Industrial Exhibition the RFID devision of Harting developed a customizable RFID Antenna LOCField. (We reported on this subject here). But that was not the only innovation from the german based Harting Technology Group. The Han® connectors are now equipped with RFID transponders. This means that simple identification of specific data from the connector solution all the way to the ordering of spare parts is now easy, fast and reliable.

Brazilian Clothing Wholesaler Invests in RFID - August 13, 2014 - 6:00am
One of the country’s largest distributors of baby and children’s apparel, Brascol has cut the average time it takes its customers to check out their purchases by 65 percent.

SeManTiK research project successfully completed - August 12, 2014 - 8:15am
New test methods and simulation models for contactless eIDs set standards in international standardisation

Electronic identity documents (eIDs) in the form of contactless smartcards will in future be more than just proof of identity. They could additionally serve as multi-functional cards that can be used in many other areas of everyday life: for instance, as a public transport ticket, as company ID or as a library card. This is indeed consumer-friendly, but will expose the smartcards to greater pressure than before.

San Francisco Airport Tests Beacons for Blind Travelers - August 12, 2014 - 6:00am
The location-tracking system can inform visually impaired travelers when they are near a water fountain, an electrical outlet, restroom or a gate, and provide directions.

Consolidation strategy of Höft & Wessel AG proves to be effective - August 11, 2014 - 4:57am
In the second quarter of 2014, the Hoeft & Wessel Group managed to achieve a substantial increase in sales revenues compared with the first quarter. Sales revenues reached EUR 16.14 million in the second quarter, after only EUR 11.74 million was in the books at the end of the first quarter.

Impinj Hires Goetz Pfeifferling for Business Development - August 11, 2014 - 4:49am
Former Lemmi Group managing director will help grow Impinj business development activities worldwide

RFID platform provider Impinj, Inc. is pleased to announce that Goetz Pfeifferling has joined Impinj as Sr. Director of Business Development, based in Europe. Pfeifferling recently served as managing director of Lemmi Vertriebsgesellschaft, mbH & Co., one of the oldest apparel brands in Germany. He was responsible for wholesale channel, logistics and marketing, as well as sales and distribution of Lemmi products to more than 35 countries across four continents, including Germany, Russia, Australia and the USA.

RFID Drafted to Track NFL Players' Every Move During Games - August 8, 2014 - 6:00am
The system, from Zebra Technologies, has been installed at 17 football stadiums throughout the United States.

RFID News Roundup - August 7, 2014 - 6:00am
U.K. hospital prescribes RFID to track medical records, supplies and more; Adesto introduces low-power, sterilization-tolerant memory for wearable electronics, RFID bio apps; Nestlé delivers recipes via contactless communication to shoppers at Woolworths; Radius Networks updates is RadBeacon USB proximity beacon; Xtreme RFID joins Reusable Packaging Association.

Marks & Spencer, Wilko and Other Retailers to Present Case Studies at RFID Journal LIVE! Europe 2014 - August 7, 2014 - 6:00am
The event, to be held on Oct. 23, in London, England, will feature a Retail Track highlighting successful RFID deployments in this sector.

Stanley Black & Decker Boosts Efficiency Via RFID - August 6, 2014 - 6:00am
An active RFID system from AeroScout has improved product throughput and labor efficiency, while reducing the quantity of inventory stored onsite for the replenishment of assembly lines at a manufacturing plant in Reynosa, Mexico.

RFID Locates Pipes and Secures Meter Collection for Utilities - August 5, 2014 - 6:00am
A South American water company is piloting IDMeters' passive UHF solution designed to locate pipes above or below ground.

German tagItron and Kampmann Eingangsmatten Entering Partnership - August 1, 2014 - 9:05am
tagItron, german provider and supplier of special RFID transponders and RFID system provider and Kampmann Eingangsmatten GmbH, provider in the field of entrance mats and design grates for entry areas enter into a partnership in RFID technology for entry areas. The corresponding partnership contract was concluded in May 2014. In retail the RFID technology can be used in for goods identification, stock management, inventory management theft protection.

Rady Children's Hospital Tracks Anesthetic Drugs Via RFID - August 1, 2014 - 6:00am
The California facility is using MEPS Real-Time's RFID-enabled cart to manage trays filled with medications, with the goal of improving efficiency and patient safety by ensuring that the right drug is available and never nearing expiration.

RFID News Roundup - July 31, 2014 - 6:00am
Hudson's Bay and Lord & Taylor stores roll out Swirl's beacons ••• European Commission publishes standards to alert consumers to RFID use ••• TSL announces RFID-enabled mobile software app for Android devices ••• Turkish Airlines deploys Veacon beacons at Istanbul Ataturk Airport ••• PharmaSeq's RFID technology helps University of Illinois study busy bees ••• Fujitsu adds RFID-enabled solution to its Akisai Food and Agriculture Cloud.
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