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New Standardized RFID Logo for All Products with RFID Chips Inside to Enhance Privacy in Europe

New Standardized RFID Logo for All Products with RFID Chips Inside to Enhance Privacy in Europe

Brand new technical standards have been agreed upon by the EU to help Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) users maintain greater privacy. Rules created based on the standards will help RFID systems comply in a uniform manner. The new standards will help companies and public institutions in using RFID tags more comfortably knowing that they are […]

August 22 2014 | Posted in RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

Taste of Toronto Attendees Got a ‘Taste’ of RFID Technology with Enabled Currency

Taste of Toronto Attendees Got a ‘Taste’ of RFID Technology with Enabled Currency

IntelliPay, an advanced cashless payment system created by a Canadian RFID solutions company, Intellitix, for live events was used at the Toronto culinary event, Taste of Toronto between July 24 and July 27 at the Fort York National Historic site. The four-day food and drinks festival allowed attendees to load money onto a RFID-enabled Taste […]

August 13 2014 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Global NFC Market to Grow 9% Annually and Reach $16B by 2022, Driven by Rising M-Commerce

Global NFC Market to Grow 9% Annually and Reach $16B by 2022, Driven by Rising M-Commerce

ReportsnReports, an online market research firm has developed an NFC market forecasts report for 2022. The report explains how the NFC market is currently witnessing a rapid growth in all its verticals and is driven by the increasing trend of mobile commerce.  This market is expanding globally and the major market for the NFC ecosystem […]

August 12 2014 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

RFID Tags Help to Trace Foraging Habits of Bees

RFID Tags Help to Trace Foraging Habits of Bees

Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags were attached to hundreds of bees by scientists interesting in tracking bee foraging habits. The main discovery made as a result of weeks of tracking is that some bees are much busier than others. Scientists found that about 20% of honey bees brought home more than half of the nectar […]

August 8 2014 | Posted in Agriculture RFID, RFID News | Read More »

FEIG Electronics Joins Global RAIN RFID Alliance to Help Promote Awareness

FEIG Electronics Joins Global RAIN RFID Alliance to Help Promote Awareness

FEIG Electronics, a leading global supplier of radio frequency identification (RFID) readers and antennas, announced that the company has joined the RAIN RFID Alliance. RAIN is an industry alliance to promote awareness, education and initiatives to accelerate UHF RFID growth and adoption in business and consumer applications worldwide. A pioneer in RFID technology, FEIG is one of just a […]

August 5 2014 | Posted in RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

Giant Fashion Retailer Zara Adds RFID Based Inventory Intelligence

Giant Fashion Retailer Zara Adds RFID Based Inventory Intelligence

Tyco Retail Solutions announced that Inditex Group, owner of some of the largest fashion retail brands including Zara, Pull and Bear, Bershka, Massimo Dutti, Stradivarius, and Oysho, has awarded Tyco a chain-wide contract for RFID-based inventory intelligence. The Tyco solution is currently deployed in 700 Zara stores across the globe in 22 countries. “Implementation of […]

July 29 2014 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Battery-Free RFID Light Detector Helps Monitor Asset Exposure

Battery-Free RFID Light Detector Helps Monitor Asset Exposure

The SHADOW is a new battery-less ambient light detector for monitoring exposure to light of tagged assets The SHADOW is a battery free RFID ambient light detector tag. These tags are compatible with commercial EPC C1G2 readers. It features a LPRS N5AC501085 Light Dependent Resistor (LDR) to detect exposure to light or darkness. The SHADOW […]

July 16 2014 | Posted in RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

Federal Government Supporting RFID Project in New Western Innovation (WINN) Initiative

Federal Government Supporting RFID Project in New Western Innovation (WINN) Initiative

(RFIDWorld.ca) Federal Canada Minister Rempel  announced support for a RFID-based project among the 27 projects in western Canada under the Western Innovation (WINN) Initiative, a vital component in the Harper Government’s commitment to creating jobs, promoting economic growth, and maintaining Canada’s competitive advantage in the global marketplace. To this end, Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) […]

July 10 2014 | Posted in Government RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Global NFC Market to be Worth $16 Billion by Growing 9% Annually

Global NFC Market to be Worth $16 Billion by Growing 9% Annually

According to a new market research report of “Near Field Communication (NFC) Market by Product (IC/Chips, Tags, Readers, and Auxiliary), Application (Payment, Transportation, Booking, Data Sharing, Service, Access Control, Health Care, and Tag applications) & by Geography – Global Forecasts to 2022”, published by MarketsandMarkets, the total NFC market is expected to reach $16.25 Billion […]

July 3 2014 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

American NFC Mobile Technology Adoption to be Spurred by the ‘Big 3′: HCE, BLE and EMV

American NFC Mobile Technology Adoption to be Spurred by the ‘Big 3′: HCE, BLE and EMV

Mobile NFC technology is in the running for widespread U.S. adoption for both non-payment and payment applications, with technologies and architectures like HCE, BLE and EMV complementing and propelling the technology forward, attendees learned at the 2014 NFC Solutions Summit. The 2014 NFC Solutions Summit, presented by the Smart Card Alliance in partnership with the NFC Forum and […]

July 2 2014 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »