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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 »

Report: RFID Blood Monitoring System Market to Surpass $175M by 2019 Driven by Efficient Patient Care

Report: RFID Blood Monitoring System Market to Surpass $175M by 2019 Driven by Efficient Patient Care

Blood transfusion and handling errors can be fatal and costly. This has driven many organizations worldwide to use advanced RFID blood monitoring systems that can help keep such errors in check. Transparency Market Research, in a new report, states that the RFID blood monitoring systems market will also receive a thrust from the demand for […]

April 6 2016 | Posted in Healthcare RFID, RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

Quebec Based Future Electronics Promotes NXP’s NFC Smart Connected Home Products

Quebec Based Future Electronics Promotes NXP’s NFC Smart Connected Home Products

Future Electronics, the Quebec distributor and electronic components giant, recently announced immediate availability of NXP’s NFC smart connected home products, making it easier for Canadians and global customers to access them Entertainment systems, lights, thermostats, and even appliances are being connected to the internet. The Internet of Things (IoT), which is the term used to define to the […]

April 5 2016 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Updated NFC Forum Technical Specifications Speed & Secure NFC Services

Updated NFC Forum Technical Specifications Speed & Secure NFC Services

The NFC Forum today announced the publication of one candidate and two adopted specifications, following approval by the Board of Directors. Available from the NFC Forum website, the specifications enhance the performance and security of NFC services. New candidate specification: Connection Handover Candidate Technical Specification 1.4 defines the structure and sequence of interactions that enable […]

March 28 2016 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Smallest Plug-and-Play NFC Security Module for Smart Wearables Launched

Smallest Plug-and-Play NFC Security Module for Smart Wearables Launched

Wearable manufacturers are thus challenged to equip even the smallest of devices with security and NFC technologies. The solution lies in a unique NFC security module series launched today by Infineon Technologies AG in collaboration with Beijing-based Mobile Payment Solutions Co. Ltd. (MPS). This new plug-and-play solution significantly reduces design efforts for device manufacturers by […]

March 28 2016 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Special Wallet Helps Men Protect Themselves From Credit Card Thieves Using RFID in Crowded Areas

Special Wallet Helps Men Protect Themselves From Credit Card Thieves Using RFID in Crowded Areas

The upcoming Easter Sunday and Good Friday is an important day for many and since it falls on the holiday long weekend many people spend their time at large festival events. Whatever your faith, the weekend is bound to provide extra crowds and gatherings of people which is unfortunately the ideal target for thieves who are using […]

March 23 2016 | Posted in Consumer RFID, RFID News, Security RFID | Read More »

Wearable Pet Market to Grow to $2.4 Billion in 5 Years with Help from RFID Tech Adoption

Wearable Pet Market to Grow to $2.4 Billion in 5 Years with Help from RFID Tech Adoption

The international wearable pet market is expected to hit $2.360 billion (USD) by the year 2022, according to Grand View Research highlighted in a new analysis report. Growing pet ownership coupled with increasing per capita expenditure on pets is expected to drive product demand over the forecast period. Over the next seven years, linkage of pet […]

March 2 2016 | Posted in Consumer RFID, RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »