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Suncor Energy Plans to Use Radio Frequency Technology in Canadian Oil Sands

Suncor Energy Plans to Use Radio Frequency Technology in Canadian Oil Sands

Suncor Energy (TSE:SU), along with its partners in the project, today announced the first radio frequency (RF) pilot for oil recovery within an in-situ reservoir. The technology, Enhanced Solvent Extraction Incorporating Electromagnetic Heating (ESEIEH, pronounced “easy”), uses radio frequency to heat the reservoir and adds a solvent which facilitates the movement of the bitumen to […]

July 27 2015 | Posted in Agriculture RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Adopts RFID Technology to Enhance Comfort and Security

Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Adopts RFID Technology to Enhance Comfort and Security

Multipurpose wristbands, not keycards, will welcome passengers aboard the Royal Caribbean’s (NYSE:RCL) MS Anthem of the Seas, thanks to a partnership with global security leader ASSA ABLOY Hospitality. The wristbands use innovative and flexible RFID technology to upgrade the cruise experience for both passengers and crew. As passengers approach the gangway, crewmembers can quickly scan […]

July 26 2015 | Posted in Consumer RFID, RFID News, Security RFID | Read More »

The RFID Data Center Market is Projected to Be Worth $1.8 Billion by 2020

The RFID Data Center Market is Projected to Be Worth $1.8 Billion by 2020

According to a new market research report “Data Center RFID Market by Solution Types (Tags, Readers, Antennas, Softwares, and Other Hardware), by Service Type (Integration Services and Professional Services), by Data Center Type (Mid-Size, Enterprise, and Large) – Global Forecast to 2020″, published by MarketsandMarkets, forecasts the Data Center RFID Market to grow from $391.4 […]

June 7 2015 | Posted in RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

Retail Giant Target Plans to Increase Guest Experience with New RFID Technology

Retail Giant Target Plans to Increase Guest Experience with New RFID Technology

In a recent blog post on the Target corporate website, Keri Jones, Executive Vice President of Global Supply Chain and Operations discussed Target’s plan to start using RFID technology. Keri explained how it was a really exciting time to be in retail, thanks to extraordinary developments in technology that have made it possible to create, […]

June 7 2015 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

SMARTRAC Develops New NFC Inlay Ideally Suited for Gaming Activities

SMARTRAC Develops New NFC Inlay Ideally Suited for Gaming Activities

SMARTRAC, a leader in RFID technology announced its new NFC inlay Midas+ designed for products with space restrictions. Based on NXP’s NTAG213 chip, which has a unique ID mirror functionality that makes every single tag individually identifiable, Midas+ is the perfect thin NFC inlay for embedding in all toys, electronic gadgets and other accessories that […]

June 3 2015 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

STMicroelectronics NFC Transceiver Powers New NFC/RFID UART Module

STMicroelectronics NFC Transceiver Powers New NFC/RFID UART Module

An NFC transceiver from STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has been selected by Shanghai Stollmann Communication Technology Co. Ltd., a leading protocol stack provider in NFC and Bluetooth, for its new NFC/RFID UART1 module. The new module combines a small form factor2 with robust performance […]

May 19 2015 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Various RFID Patents Covering Tags to Sensors for Sale

Various RFID Patents Covering Tags to Sensors for Sale

ICAP Patent Brokerage announces for sale patents related to RFID and mobile payments, including systems and methods for configuring an RFID device as a data logger and switchable tags, available from inventor Steven M. Colby. This portfolio is offered as part of the Internet of Things IP Auction, with a bidding deadline of July 30th, […]

May 19 2015 | Posted in RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

Report: Healthcare & Medical Fastest Growing RFID End-User Sector Through 2020

Report: Healthcare & Medical Fastest Growing RFID End-User Sector Through 2020

The early 2000s saw the emergence of RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) among the best technology not only in the supply chain but also in a host of other industry segments. This led several organizations to investing in R&D projects for deriving the maximum benefit as promised by RFID, with a few companies succeeding and many […]

April 9 2015 | Posted in RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

RFID Canada Releases Ground UHF RFID Antennas in Canadian Market

RFID Canada Releases Ground UHF RFID Antennas in Canadian Market

The ground RFID antennas being introduced by RFID Canada in the Canadian market are Low Profile & High Performance RFID antennas designed to be used with most UHF readers. These RFID antennas are manufactured by New Zealand based Times-7 and part of the Slimline brand of antennas. Some key features of the low profile/high performance […]

April 6 2015 | Posted in RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

RFID Institute to Offer 1st Official RFID Certification Exam

RFID Institute to Offer 1st Official RFID Certification Exam

The RFID Professional Institute, a not-for profit organization founded to promote professionalism in the RFID industry through standardized certification exams, announced today that it will hold its first formal RFID Professional Institute Certified Associate (RPICA) exam at the RFID Journal LIVE! 2015 conference and exhibition, taking place on Apr. 15-17 in San Diego, Calif., in […]

April 1 2015 | Posted in RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »