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.

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

Efficient Logistics with RFID UHF Container Tracking - July 2, 2014 - 8:57am
Rental containers are the ideal solution whenever additional space is required for a limited amount of time. It is often difficult, if not impossible, to rent office or residential space for short periods of time or at short notice. Rental containers also provide greater flexibility than conventional leased premises because they can easily be moved wherever they are needed.

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.

Board of Management of Hoeft & Wessel AG to be enlarged by Thomas Dibbern - June 30, 2014 - 4:35am
The Board of Management of Hoeft & Wessel AG is to be extended. From July 2014, Thomas Dibbern (44) will be reinforcing the Board of Management and will be responsible in particular for global sales. He was most recently engaged in an executive function in international sales operations of a medium-sized company with business activities similar to those of the Hoeft & Wessel Group.

Sensing and RFID Technologies for Smarter Parking in Pisa - June 27, 2014 - 8:42am
Pisa and Deutsche Telekom launch smart city pilot project to optimize inner city parking

The lengthy search for a free parking spot will soon be a thing of the past in the Italian city of Pisa: Today marks the launch of a smart city pilot project to test an intelligent parking system and analyze historical traffic data via a big data service. The system will help motorists in Pisa to find a free parking space easier and quicker than before, as well as pay for it via their smart phone.

Impinj Appoints Eric Brodersen as CMO and Senior Vice President of Business Development - June 27, 2014 - 7:41am
RFID platform provider Impinj, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Brodersen as Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President of Business Development, reporting to the company’s CEO. Mr. Brodersen’s proven senior management experience helping high-growth companies scale and expand into new vertical markets will enable him to implement strategies that deliver enterprise-level solutions and build broader awareness of Impinj’s RFID platform and the value of Item Intelligence as a competitive business tool.
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