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.
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.
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.
Marks & Spencer, Wilko and Other Retailers to Present Case Studies at RFID Journal LIVE! Europe 2014
New EU-wide technical standards have been agreed that will help users of RFID tags, labels and systems comply with EU Data Protection rules and the Commission’s 2009 recommendation on RFID (see IP/09/740 >>> ) A “data protection impact assessment” process has also been agreed.