Harting's LocField Reader Antenna Promises Flexible Read Range

rfidjournal.com - June 24, 2014 - 6:00am
The antenna—in the form of a coax cable bendable into any shape—could be installed along a shelf or rack, within a vehicle, or around a machine's interior, to create a precise read zone.

Mühlbauer Unveils Machines that Print Tag Antennas, Attach Chips, 'Personalize' Labels

rfidjournal.com - June 23, 2014 - 6:00am
The new machines, the company reports, are designed to meet the market's needs for quality inlay production, as well as speed, scalability, flexibility and cost-savings.

Gemalto selected by China Telecom for its commercial launch of NFC services

rfid-ready.com - June 23, 2014 - 1:45am
Gemalto announced that it is now one of the suppliers selected by China Telecom for its UpTeq Multi-Tenant NFC SIM to support their commercial rollout of mobile contactless services. China Telecom is a leading operator in China with more than 183 million subscribers.

College Football Hall of Fame to Kick Off With RFID

rfidjournal.com - June 20, 2014 - 6:00am
When the museum opens its doors in August, visitors will receive RFID-tagged 'credentials,' allowing the facility to tailor content to each individual, and to better manage its operations by knowing how many people are located at each exhibit, and for how long.

RFID News Roundup

rfidjournal.com - June 19, 2014 - 6:00am
Confidex launches new Survivor UHF RFID tags, including battery-assisted version; ABR Industries announces new RFID antenna cables and Atlas RFID Store as new distributor; RFID helps researchers understand monkey behavior; Entigral, ID Integration partner on RFID solutions for aerospace, government and manufacturing; Radius Networks and EM Bluetooth beacons go on scavenger hunts; Gimbal and YinzCam partner to 'enhance in-venue experiences' for sports fans; Identiv launches Channel Alliance Network program.

RFID Journal Unveils Agenda for RFID in Energy, Mining & Construction Conference

rfidjournal.com - June 19, 2014 - 6:00am
Speakers at the event, to be held in Australia on Aug. 12-13, will include executives from Woodside Energy and Bechtel.

Swedish Men's Shirts Provide Off-the-Cuff Info

rfidjournal.com - June 18, 2014 - 6:00am
Four Levent has begun manufacturing and marketing men's dress shirts with sewn-in NFC RFID tags, enabling users to write data such as business card information that others can retrieve via a smartphone.

HID Global and Proxama Join Forces to Create NFC Solutions

rfid-ready.com - June 18, 2014 - 2:23am
Proxama embeds HID Trusted Tag™ Services in its TapPoint® platform, creating a frictionless, secure retail loyalty and coupon experience - HID Trusted Tag Services enables unique customer profile insights and campaign analytics.
 
HID Global and Proxama, the global platform provider of mobile proximity marketing, mobile wallet and payment solutions, announced today they have partnered to create a solution enabling rapid deployment of secure mobile web-based coupon and loyalty schemes.

EROWA utilizes RFID for Tool Identification and Positioning in Robotic Magazines

rfid-ready.com - June 18, 2014 - 1:24am
The company EROWA AG, headquartered in Buron / Switzerland produces high quality machine tools. In addition to the products areas clamping systems and  measurement systems innovative loading systems for CNC machines are built. The changeover and setup times are the greatest threat to the efficient use of machinery.

Initial RFID Training for HARTING Eastern Europe

rfid-ready.com - June 18, 2014 - 1:17am
Six employees from Auto-ID system integrators in Eastern Europe successfully completed their HARTING RFID training.

From 25 – 27 March 2014, six employees from Auto-ID system integrators in Romania, Croatia and Bulgaria successfully completed their HARTING RFID training. The training focussed on understanding what possibilities HARTING offers for UHF RFID system integrators.

SMARTRAC sues Exceet for Patent Infringement of Wire Embedding Technology

rfid-ready.com - June 17, 2014 - 5:32pm
Based on its wire embedding patents, SMARTRAC has initiated patent infringement proceedings against several entities of Exceet Group in the Netherlands including Exceet Card AG and Exceet Card B.V.

Applied Materials Inc. Tracks Assets, Protects Intellectual Property

rfidjournal.com - June 17, 2014 - 6:00am
The company is using passive RFID to track assets and tools at its California Metal Deposition laboratory, and a Wi-Fi-based RTLS to capture the locations of high-value items in real time.

MagicBands Bring Convenience, New Services to Walt Disney World

rfidjournal.com - June 16, 2014 - 6:00am
Visitors use the RFID wristbands to access the parks, rides, hotel rooms, and other attractions and services.

Omni-ID and Guard RFID Release Open-Standard 433 MHz Technology

rfidjournal.com - June 13, 2014 - 6:00am
The companies have tested the operability of Omni-ID's new Power 415 tag with Guard RFID's Tag Reader Receiver, and will begin selling their hardware, based on the IEEE 802.15.4f standard, and free of licensing fees.

RFID News Roundup

rfidjournal.com - June 12, 2014 - 6:00am
Mapúa Institute of Technology library adopts CSL UHF RFID technology; Metalcraft announces NFC tags; Red Cell Innovation unveils handheld PDA with RFID; NFL Draft picks Fish Technologies; University of Salento researchers develop RAMSES passive RFID sensor tag; NXP Semiconductors joins ZigBee Alliance Board of Directors.

Middle Eastern Aircraft Services Company Gains Efficiency With RFID

rfidjournal.com - June 11, 2014 - 6:00am
Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies is using passive UHF tags to track the components it services, thanks to a solution it developed with help from Airbus.

Collingwood General & Marine Hospital Adopts RTLS that Tracks Infants, Assets and Environmental Conditions

rfidjournal.com - June 10, 2014 - 6:00am
The Canadian facility has deployed Stanley Healthcare's Wi-Fi-based RFID tags and MobileView software platform, which also manages asset locations and records temperature and humidity levels within the OR.

RFID Improves Efficiency and Transparency at Rehau's Bumper Factory

rfidjournal.com - June 9, 2014 - 6:00am
The German auto parts manufacturer is tracking its work-in-progress at eight plants worldwide, ensuring the automotive bumpers it produces are accurately made to order.

Global Company Tracks Its Corporate Art

rfidjournal.com - June 6, 2014 - 6:00am
An RFID solution provided by NCS Technologies is helping to manage art at multiple sites via TSL's handheld reader and an app running on a mobile phone.

RFID News Roundup

rfidjournal.com - June 5, 2014 - 6:00am
MAINtag announces deployment of over 1 million flyable tags, new deliveries of FLYtag skin; Kit Check releases new RFID scanning station; new DOD rules for electronics parts contractors could spur RFID use; Lab ID introduces two new RFID inlays; IDTronic unveils new UHF RFID reader module; NXP releases Android development kit for Mifare, Icode and NTAG products; Smartrac and Confidex partner on U.S. distribution agreement; Tecsys Buys Logi-D.
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