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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 »

North York General Hospital Uses RFID to Increase Accuracy and Efficiency in Pharmacy Ops

North York General Hospital Uses RFID to Increase Accuracy and Efficiency in Pharmacy Ops

North York General Hospital, a well respected medical hospital in Toronto, Ontario has deployed an RFID Kit and Tray Management System to leverage RFID (radio frequency identification) technology for its medication management solution to improve accuracy and efficiency within the hospital’s pharmacy operations. A quality study conducted by North York General Hospital and MEPS Real-Time, […]

March 26 2015 | Posted in Healthcare RFID, RFID News | Read More »

RFID Canada Brings Shelf RFID Antennas for Retail & Industrial Product Tracking to Canadian Market

RFID Canada Brings Shelf RFID Antennas for Retail & Industrial Product Tracking to Canadian Market

The Shelf 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.   These shelf RFID antennas are thin and […]

March 24 2015 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

NASA Improves Inventory Time by 30% Using Passive RFID Technology

NASA Improves Inventory Time by 30% Using Passive RFID Technology

DataSpan announced  that it is implementing a RFID system for NASA to more efficiently inventory and manage over 250,000 assets spread over its Space Centers, Research Centers and other facilities throughout the United States. The final integrated solution includes Gen 2 RFID-compliant metal mount tags from Omni-ID, Alien handheld readers and customized software from EDP, […]

March 17 2015 | Posted in Government RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Samsung Introduces NFC & Magnetic Secure Transmission Methods After Acquiring LoopPay

Samsung Introduces NFC & Magnetic Secure Transmission Methods After Acquiring LoopPay

Samsung has announced the acquisition of the mobile payment company LoopPay.  The strategic acquisition of a mobile payment system will help Samsung to compete against it’s growing rivals in the heated mobile payment space such as Google Wallet and the newly launched  Apple Pay. Financial details around the LoopPay acquisition by Samsung have not been […]

March 9 2015 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Johnnie Walker Blue Label Bottles to Use NFC Technology Giving a More Premium Experience

Johnnie Walker Blue Label Bottles to Use NFC Technology Giving a More Premium Experience

Diageo plc, (NYSE:DEO) a global leader in beverage alcohol and owner of Scotch Whisky brand Johnnie Walker is looking to change the role of a scotch bottle in the consumer experience, with a prototype JOHNNIE WALKER BLUE LABEL® “smart bottle”.  The NFC technology behind the bottle will be provided by Thin Film Electronics ASA. The NFC-enabled “smart […]

March 8 2015 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »