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Major Airline Investing $50M in RFID Technology to Track Customer Baggage

Major Airline Investing $50M in RFID Technology to Track Customer Baggage

Delta Airlines recently announced its intention to adopt RFID technology via a $50 million (USD) investment to enhance baggage tracking at 344 stations worldwide. Instead of the traditional way of using hand barcode scanners to determine where the bag needs to go, RFID chips will be inserted into the tags which will automatically be read […]

August 18 2016 | Posted in RFID News, Transport RFID | Read More »

RFID Technology Responsible for Highest Revenue Share in the Global RTLS Market

RFID Technology Responsible for Highest Revenue Share in the Global RTLS Market

Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) have very accurate tracking capabilities making them very popular to increase business productivity.  RTLS are used to track various tools such as medical tools, containers, trailers and animals in real time. The location engine and object to be tracked have real time continuous communication which results in the generation of very […]

August 17 2016 | Posted in RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

Report: The Healthcare RFID Industry to Grow 25% Annually for the Next 5 Years

Report: The Healthcare RFID Industry to Grow 25% Annually for the Next 5 Years

In the next seven years it is expected that RFID usage is expected to rise in healthcare. The healthcare market is expected to witness USD $3.89 billion of RFID technology to monitor product and patient tracking until 2022. TexTrace RFID and Smart Face Technology are expected to be most popular and in demand to track […]

August 9 2016 | Posted in Healthcare RFID, RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

Hospitals in India to Adopt RFID Technology to Check Newborn Lifting

Hospitals in India to Adopt RFID Technology to Check Newborn Lifting

The Government General Hospital (GGH) In Guntur, a city in the state of Andhra Pradesh (also known as A.P) has become the first hospital to adopt RFID technology to prevent infant-lifting. The Government has introduced an RFID tagging system in which the mother and child are equipped with tracking tags. This initiative has been taken […]

August 7 2016 | Posted in Healthcare RFID, RFID News | Read More »

RFID Technology Being Used by The National Football League

RFID Technology Being Used by The National Football League

In the past year, The National Football League (NFL) and its players have been hooked to the internet via 2 radio frequency identification (RFID) chips on their shoulder pads which communicate their location data. The RFID tag which also measures speed, is made and sold by US-based Zebra Technology. This RFID technology allows for NFL […]

August 5 2016 | Posted in RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

Report: Mobile Wallet Industry Leveraging NFC Technology to Reach $635 Billion Globally by 2020

Report: Mobile Wallet Industry Leveraging NFC Technology to Reach $635 Billion Globally by 2020

Industry research and analytics firm Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Mobile Wallet and Payment Technologies: Global Markets” report to their offering. The global mobile wallet market reached $46.8 billion in 2014. The market is expected to reach $635.0 billion by 2020 from $113.5 billion in 2015, increasing at a compound annual […]

July 31 2016 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Visa Launches Wearable Payment Ring Using NFC for Athletes to Use at the Rio 2016 Olympics

Visa Launches Wearable Payment Ring Using NFC for Athletes to Use at the Rio 2016 Olympics

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), the exclusive payment provider at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, today introduced a new innovation for use at the Rio 2016 Games – the first payment wearable ring backed by a Visa account. The Visa payment ring will be given to all Team Visa athletes in Rio, a group of 45 Olympic […]

July 19 2016 | Posted in Consumer RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Report: China RFID Market to Reach 4.3 Billion USD by 2025

Report: China RFID Market to Reach 4.3 Billion USD by 2025

A new report by market analysis specialists’ IDTechEx identifies quantitative analysis and unprecedented level of insight into China’s RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) industry, analyzing the market by application, region, frequency band and value chain. The report develops a ten-year segmented market forecast. It also provides detailed profiles of 28 listed companies in addition to a further summary […]

July 19 2016 | Posted in RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

Military Vehicle Field Trial Reveals Effectiveness of RFID Technology for Vehicle Identification

Military Vehicle Field Trial Reveals Effectiveness of RFID Technology for Vehicle Identification

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI), Tönnjes and Kirpestein B.V. today, after 12 months of testing in various weather conditions, with over 100 assorted military vehicles and at different speeds, presented the results of the first field trial with IDePLATEs (license plates). The field trial confirmed the secure, robust, effective, and reliable use of RFID technology for […]

July 19 2016 | Posted in RFID News, Transport RFID | Read More »

Air Canada Cargo Increases Process Efficiency & Big Data Capabilities with Piece-Level RFID Tracking

Air Canada Cargo Increases Process Efficiency & Big Data Capabilities with Piece-Level RFID Tracking

Air Canada Cargo is moving forward with the implementation of a large-scale RFID solution that will enable tracking of cargo and mail shipments across additional stations in its network. Initial implementation and solution validation was took place last year, starting with Montreal and Frankfurt  being the first 2 stations installed. Boston is now on-line, with Chicago being […]

May 16 2016 | Posted in RFID News, Transport RFID | Read More »