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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.
The event, to be held in Perth, Australia, on Aug. 12-13, will focus on helping companies in these sectors employ RFID to improve their business operations.
The company says the new edition of its RFID-enabled solution will bring underground assets into the Internet of Things.
The California startup's refrigerated kiosks employ RFID readers to identify sandwiches and other perishable products stored within, and to track sales and inventory levels.
Made.com is providing customers at its London showroom with tablets that they can use to read NFC tags to learn about each product, while giving the retailer access to data about shopper behavior and preferences.
A solution from Beweis is intended to accurately identity a pipe weld via a handheld reader, and link that weld to radiographic images of it that prove its integrity.
Hong Kong power co. deploys RF Code's sensor tags ••• HID Global debuts 8 KB FRAM RFID transponder ••• CAS DataLoggers intros RFID cold chain solutions ••• Farsens unveils battery-free UHF RF field detector for assessing RFID systems ••• RAIN Alliance grows membership, prepares for first meeting.
The Consorci Sanitari de l'Anoia is applying RFID tags to high-value surgical items, in order to track which patients receive them, as well ensure that the inventory count is up to date, and no product expires before use.
By the end of 2016, Tyco's EAS-RFID hard tags and RFID tag detachers will be deployed at all of the retailer's approximately 2,000 Zara stores.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
RFID Journal's third Brazilian event will highlight how organizations across that nation are benefiting from RFID technologies.
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.
The company has installed SenseAnywhere active UHF transceivers and receivers within the postal vehicles it operates in Belgium.
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.
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.
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.