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Carrefour to Use Bluetooth Beacons to Track Carts, Baskets

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.

Aki Choklat Brings Authentication and Personalization to Luxury Bags

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

RFID Is the Cure for San Francisco Construction Project

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.

RFID News Roundup

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

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.

East Midlands Ambulance Service Uses RFID to Track Equipment Quickly

July 2, 2014 - 6:00am
The British emergency services provider has attached EPC Gen 2 UHF passive RFID tags to critical gear, and can now more easily verify what is onboard each vehicle, and when it was last serviced.

Woodside Tests New Passive-Active RFID Tag

July 1, 2014 - 6:00am
The Australian oil and gas company is using the W-Tag, developed by Woodside, Omni-ID and Ramp, at one of its LNG operations sites.

DecaWave Intros Ultra-wideband Active RFID Module

June 30, 2014 - 6:00am
The company says its DWM1000 module can be used to make low-cost tags, supporting real-time location systems that can pinpoint a tag's location within 10 centimeters at a distance of 100 meters or more.

Small Stores in Norway See Payback From RFID

June 30, 2014 - 6:00am
The retailers are using a low-cost solution from Front Systems, consisting of passive UHF RFID labels, as well inventory-management software, readers and printer-encoders.

Aston Martin to Present Keynote Session at RFID Journal LIVE! Europe 2014

June 30, 2014 - 6:00am
The event, to be held on Oct. 23, in London, England, will highlight leading companies' radio frequency identification deployments in the region, and demonstrate the latest technology solutions.

Qatar's Public Prosecution Office Cuts File Search Time by 60 Percent

June 27, 2014 - 6:00am
The department's facilities in Doha's West Bay and Al Sadd neighborhoods use passive RFID UHF tags to track more than 100,000 legal files, as well as assets.