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The German National Transportation Agency’s E-Ticket Gets Faster RFID Cards

The German National Transportation Agency’s E-Ticket Gets Faster RFID Cards

ZeitControl cardsystems GmbH  is contributing the BasicCard RFID to a project run by the “German National Transportation Agency (VDV)” – which will distribute over 8 million e-tickets in the next 4 years. The e-ticket is a contactless payment system for the local public transport. ZeitControl, as OS provider, together with Samsung Electronics, developed a flexible, cost-effective […]

October 25 2013 | Posted in Government RFID, RFID News, Transport RFID | Read More »

Canadian Government Investing 40 Million in Printable Electronics Technology like Printed RFID Antennas

Canadian Government Investing 40 Million in Printable Electronics Technology like Printed RFID Antennas

Minister of State, Science and Technology Greg Rickford, along with the National Research Council of Canada and industry partners, discussed a new program and industrial consortium that will focus on consumer technology such as electronic intelligence capabilities to printed materials. This will be made possible by creating new functional inks, printing and imprinting processes, and electronic circuits. […]

October 3 2013 | Posted in Government RFID, RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

US Middle School Uses RFID Location-Aware Panic Buttons to Improve Student Safety

US Middle School Uses RFID Location-Aware Panic Buttons to Improve Student Safety

A Real-Time Location Systems (RFID-over-Wi-Fi™), was implementated  at Grandview Middle School in Grandview, Washington because of its location-aware safety alerting solution and wireless panic buttons. With the wireless RFID panic button solution by Ekahau , teachers simply pull down on their wearable Ekahau badges in the event of an emergency, instantly sending their location and other emergency details to […]

September 20 2013 | Posted in Government RFID, RFID News | Read More »

US Social Security Administration Leads with RFID IT Asset Management

US Social Security Administration Leads with RFID IT Asset Management

The Social Security Administration embarked on an IT Management initiative in September 2012, to automate inventory and audit processes for IT assets. The SSA’s goals were to reduce inventory cycle times, improve inventory accuracy and enhance security. “We are pleased the Federal Government has selected us to provide a low-cost, cutting-edge and commercially proven RFID […]

April 30 2013 | Posted in Government RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Security Industry Association Opposes Texas RFID Legislation

Security Industry Association Opposes Texas RFID Legislation

Don Erickson, CEO of the Security Industry Association (SIA), sent a letter to legislators in the Texas House and Senate in opposition to proposed legislation that would amend the Education code to prohibit the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology as a means to identify, transmit information about, or track the location of students. […]

February 10 2013 | Posted in Government RFID, RFID News | Read More »

RFID Arrestee Management System Launched at RNC

RFID Arrestee Management System Launched at RNC

The GUARDIAN RFID Corrections System in partnership with the Hillsborough Co. Sheriff’s Office in Tampa, Fla., unveiled the first-ever radio-frequency identification (RFID) Arrestee Management System to accelerate the speed and accuracy with which arrestees are captured, identified, and managed from the point of arrest to release. The Arrestee Management System was developed in preparation for the Republican National Convention […]

September 12 2012 | Posted in Government RFID | Read More »

Research and Markets: RFID for Libraries: A Practical Guide

Research and Markets: RFID for Libraries: A Practical Guide

Research and Markets has announced the addition of Woodhead Publishing Ltd’s new book “RFID for Libraries: A Practical Guide” to their offering. Many modern technologies give the impression that they somehow work by magic, particularly when they operate automatically and their mechanisms are invisible. A technology called RFID (Radio Frequency Identification), which is relatively new, […]

September 3 2012 | Posted in Government RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Chinese Delicacy Tagged with RFID

Chinese Delicacy Tagged with RFID

A counterfeiting of nests will be prevented if the Malaysian government goes ahead with its plan to use RFID technology to keep it protected. The nests are used to make the Chinese delicacy bird’s nest soup. The bird’s nest soup is believed to be very good for the skin, according to people in China and […]

June 20 2012 | Posted in Government RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Bombardier Uses RFID Technology to Improve Track Worker Safety

Bombardier Uses RFID Technology to Improve Track Worker Safety

(RFIDWorld.ca) Bombardier Transportation has teamed up with Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) to improve track worker safety while on the job. It will be using it’s advanced RFID and technology services to decrease the number of injuries and deaths associated with working on railway tracks. Bombarier’s TrackSafe solution creates improved location awareness well before […]

May 11 2012 | Posted in Government RFID, Transport RFID | Read More »

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada Signs with PiiComm Inc. to Provide RFID Asset Management Solution

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada Signs with PiiComm Inc. to Provide RFID Asset Management Solution

(RFID World Canada) Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT) have chosen PiiComm to provide Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and Barcode Asset Tracking solution. PiComm, a leader in RFID Asset Management and Field Workforce Mobility Systems, will provide and manage a solution that will track the location of physical assets across 170 Missions worldwide. DFAIT […]

April 9 2012 | Posted in Government RFID | Read More »