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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 »

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 »

Shelf Using RFID Antenna Technology Wins CES 2016 Innovation Award Honoree

Shelf Using RFID Antenna Technology Wins CES 2016 Innovation Award Honoree

NeWave Sensor Solutions, LLC, in conjunction with Wistron NeWeb Corporation, was selected as a CES 2016 Innovation Award Honoree in the new “Unmanned Systems and Accessories” category for their Smart Shelf radio-frequency identification (known as RFID) system. This award was also officially announced on the CES website in mid November 2015. The prestigious Innovation Awards are sponsored […]

December 9 2015 | Posted in Consumer RFID, RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

Eventbrite Extends Platform With RFID to Decrease Large Lines at Events

Eventbrite Extends Platform With RFID to Decrease Large Lines at Events

Self-service ticketing platform giant Eventbrite released a statement that it has started offering a radio-frequency identification(RFID) based solution, designed to help large, multi-day events, conferences and festivals to streamline admission-management operations, as well as create and enhance revenue streams while reducing fraud. “Eventbrite has always been at the forefront of technology in the events industry. […]

October 16 2015 | Posted in Consumer 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 »

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 »

2014 Bud Light Digital Dreams to Have Fully Integrated RFID Admission to Attendees in Canada

2014 Bud Light Digital Dreams to Have Fully Integrated RFID Admission to Attendees in Canada

Electronic Nation, the electronic music division of Live Nation, the world’s leading entertainment and e-commerce company is pleased to announce the introduction of a groundbreaking technical innovation platform, which will change the way concert-goers experience music festivals in Canada. The organizers of 2014 Bud Light Digital Dreams Festival have partnered with technology systems innovators to […]

April 27 2014 | Posted in Consumer RFID, RFID News | Read More »

RFID Tags Help Hawaii Rainforest Zipliners Capture the Moment

RFID Tags Help Hawaii Rainforest Zipliners Capture the Moment

HID Global’s SlimFlex RFID tags are being used at Princeville Ranch Adventures in the Hawaiian Islands to help guests capture a photographic record of their zip-lining experiences in the rugged rainforest valleys of Kauai’s north shore. “Knowing that HID Global’s SlimFlex tags perform exceptionally well in extreme environments gives us the confidence to deploy RFID technology […]

April 8 2014 | Posted in Consumer RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Why you Need RFID Protection and How to Know if a Credit Card Has an RFID Chip in it

Why you Need RFID Protection and How to Know if a Credit Card Has an RFID Chip in it

There are different ways people can tell if their credit or debit cards contain RFID chips and why RFID chips pose a threat to their financial security. 4 different ways are to: 1. Look on your card for a PayPass logo or “waves.”   2. Test out your card at a PayPass reader to see if […]

September 29 2013 | Posted in Consumer RFID, RFID News | Read More »