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Report: RFID in China will Rocket to $2.8 billion in 2020

Report: RFID in China will Rocket to $2.8 billion in 2020

Research firm IDTechEx has identified over 150 China-based companies supplying Radio Frequency Identification (RFID). Until now the use of RFID technology in mainland China has mainly been driven by government mandates and projects, from one billion contactless ID cards issued to complete rail car management systems. These have typically been highly profitable for suppliers involved and some […]

August 27 2015 | Posted in RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

General Steel Establishes RFID Company

General Steel Establishes RFID Company

General Steel Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GSI), a leading non-state-owned steel producer in China, announced today that the Company, through its previously-announced joint venture with a team of Radio-Frequency Identification experts, has completed the establishment of a new RFID logistics company and appointedMichael Au as CEO of the new company named Tianjin General Shengyuan IoT Technology Co., […]

August 16 2015 | Posted in RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

FDA Draft Guidance Names RFID as Technology Solution for Direct Part Marking of Breast Implant Sizers

FDA Draft Guidance Names RFID as Technology Solution for Direct Part Marking of Breast Implant Sizers

A provider of implantable medical device identification and radiation dose measurement technologies, announced today that the Food and Drug Administration (the “FDA”) has released draft guidance that names RFID as a technology solution to comply with the direct part marking requirements of the FDA’s final rule for unique device identification of medical devices. VeriTeQ’s (OTC: VTEQD) Q Inside Safety […]

August 16 2015 | Posted in Healthcare RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Toronto Hospitals Begin to Use a RFID Enabled Management System for Surgical Instruments

Toronto Hospitals Begin to Use a RFID Enabled Management System for Surgical Instruments

An RFID-enabled surgical instruments and sponges life-cycle management and visibility platform system called ORLocate® by Haldor Advanced Technologies is being used at the University Health Network (UHN) Medical Device Reprocessing Centres. The University Health Network includes Toronto General and Toronto Western Hospitals, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. The scope of research and […]

August 5 2015 | Posted in Healthcare RFID, RFID News | Read More »

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 »