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Retail Giant Macy’s Expands RFID to Fashion Categories

Retail Giant Macy’s Expands RFID to Fashion Categories

Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s to help launch Apple Pay; same-day delivery to be piloted in fall 2014; new POS technology and customer service enhancements in testing; new apps, web functionality and mobile wallet launched; RFID being expanded to fashion categories. “Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s remain committed to operating at the forefront of innovation, as well as fostering […]

January 26 2015 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Wearable Device in Form of NFC-based Ring Allows for Easy Text Input

Wearable Device in Form of NFC-based Ring Allows for Easy Text Input

Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of a compact and lightweight wearable ring-type device that offers handwriting-input functionality and a reader for near-field communications (NFC) tags. Wearable devices have been making inroads into the workplace in recent years, notably with head-mounted displays (HMDs), in line with putting ICT to use so as to not […]

January 23 2015 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

GS1 US Launches New Guideline to Support RFID Implementation in Retail Industry

GS1 US Launches New Guideline to Support RFID Implementation in Retail Industry

GS1 US has released a new guideline called the “Tagged Item Performance Protocol” (TIPP) to help the retail sector consistently define, test and verify the performance level of Electronic Product Code (EPC®)-enabled Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags. Developed by retailers, suppliers and technology solution providers, TIPP offers a standardized system to benchmark the performance of […]

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

First NFC-enabled SDHC Card That Shows Previews Announced at CES 2015 by Toshiba

First NFC-enabled SDHC Card That Shows Previews Announced at CES 2015 by Toshiba

Toshiba has launched the world’s 1st SD memory card to feature built-in NFC technology and made the announcement at in Las Vegas at this year’s CES event. Unlike other wireless SDHC cards which make it simple to transfer images, the new NFC SD card has instead been designed to let its users see what is […]

January 12 2015 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Global Sourcing of RFID Tags Market Forecasted to Grow 22.4% Annually for Next 3 Years

Global Sourcing of RFID Tags Market Forecasted to Grow 22.4% Annually for Next 3 Years

Between the years of 2013 and 2018, analysts in a report by ReportsnReports.com predict that the global sourcing of RFID tags market will grow at a CAGR of approximately 22.4 percent. An increase in the number of Radio-frequency identification (RFID) applications which has emerged in the last couple of years in several end-user segments such […]

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

Diamond Mine in Canada Using RFID To Increase Efficiency and Security

Diamond Mine in Canada Using RFID To Increase Efficiency and Security

Mining tools are used all day round at the mining operation in Canada, creating a challenge of tracking and securing the tools 24/7. Hiring a full-time tool and equipment room attendant is not cost-effective but the company needed to figure out a way to protect their valuable tools. RFID tool tracking technology is being used […]

January 4 2015 | Posted in Manufacturing RFID, RFID News | Read More »

The NFC Transaction and Handsets Markets Projected to Grow 50% by 2019

The NFC Transaction and Handsets Markets Projected to Grow 50% by 2019

The NFC transaction market is forecasted to grow in the next 5 years as a result of the growth of the NFC ecosystem across market segments such as finance, IT, telecom and device manufacturing. Governments, network operators and manufactures across countries in the APAC and African regions are aggressively promoting benefits of NFC technology. These […]

January 2 2015 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Leather Wallet Uses GPS and RFID Technology So You Never Lose It Again

Leather Wallet Uses GPS and RFID Technology So You Never Lose It Again

Chief Executive Officer of Royce Leather, Andrew Royce Bauer, has announced the release of the world’s first GPS Technology Wallet exclusive to Macy’s. The Royce Leather Freedom Wallet with GPS Technology utilizes a high-tech mobile application available on the Apple® App Store and Android™ Market to ensure the safety of your money. “With the advances […]

December 31 2014 | Posted in Consumer RFID, RFID News | Read More »

How a Canada-based Company Uses RFID & Logistics Practices from Industrial Supply Chains to Help Hospitals

How a Canada-based Company Uses RFID & Logistics Practices from Industrial Supply Chains to Help Hospitals

(RFID World Canada) As RFID becomes widely adopted by private industries such as supply-chain, agriculture and retail, the healthcare industry is becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of RFID technology for its efficiency measures in tracking and tracing items. A variety of benefits including the administration and authenticity of drugs, patient tracking, tracking of surgical […]

December 29 2014 | Posted in Healthcare RFID, RFID News | Read More »

New Mount-on-Metal Printable RFID Labels Make Daily Based Item-Level Tracking Easier

New Mount-on-Metal Printable RFID Labels Make Daily Based Item-Level Tracking Easier

Toronto-based RFID Canada has begun introducing Silverline Mount-on-Metal Printable Labels in the Canadian market. These labels use high performance RFID technology and designed to be versatile. They are also simple-to-use with the ability to be attached on any surface, including metal. Some key details and features of these mount-on-metal printable RFID labels include: • The […]

December 18 2014 | Posted in RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »