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Vaughan Charity Golf Tournament Using RFID Technology to Engage Participants

Vaughan Charity Golf Tournament Using RFID Technology to Engage Participants

This year’s Alternatives Golf Tournament participants will be engaged and tested by tapping their RFID badges by being asked a number of questions about the charity to help determine the smartest & best foursome. By answering questions correctly, foursomes will be able to improve their overall golf score and therefore increase their chances of winning […]

September 14 2014 | Posted in NFC News, Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

New RFID Reader in Canada Allows for Optimized Parking Management

New RFID Reader in Canada Allows for Optimized Parking Management

(RFIDWorld.ca) MAXU1002 is a standalone RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) reader designed for vehicle access control. It can be mounted anywhere as vehicles enter and exit areas, such as parking lots or gated facilities. Its Long Range and Rugged Access Control System was designed to withstand harsh outdoor conditions, making it ideal for Canadian icy winters. […]

September 8 2014 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

Taste of Toronto Attendees Got a ‘Taste’ of RFID Technology with Enabled Currency

Taste of Toronto Attendees Got a ‘Taste’ of RFID Technology with Enabled Currency

IntelliPay, an advanced cashless payment system created by a Canadian RFID solutions company, Intellitix, for live events was used at the Toronto culinary event, Taste of Toronto between July 24 and July 27 at the Fort York National Historic site. The four-day food and drinks festival allowed attendees to load money onto a RFID-enabled Taste […]

August 13 2014 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Giant Fashion Retailer Zara Adds RFID Based Inventory Intelligence

Giant Fashion Retailer Zara Adds RFID Based Inventory Intelligence

Tyco Retail Solutions announced that Inditex Group, owner of some of the largest fashion retail brands including Zara, Pull and Bear, Bershka, Massimo Dutti, Stradivarius, and Oysho, has awarded Tyco a chain-wide contract for RFID-based inventory intelligence. The Tyco solution is currently deployed in 700 Zara stores across the globe in 22 countries. “Implementation of […]

July 29 2014 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Report: Significant RFID Technology Adoption Surge in the Retail Industry

Report: Significant RFID Technology Adoption Surge in the Retail Industry

Tyco Retail Solutions has announced the results of a new, sponsored ChainLink Research report: Use Cases Driving the Current Surge in RFID Adoption. The ChainLink Research team surveyed and interviewed over 120 retailers from the Americas and Europe to explore the resurgence of interest and substantial growth in the use of RFID in retail. When asked […]

January 16 2014 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Learn How Retailers Safeguard Merchandise and Protect Against Preventable Retail Losses

Learn How Retailers Safeguard Merchandise and Protect Against Preventable Retail Losses

Retailers who have not yet implemented available loss intelligence technologies such as Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), can expect damage to the retail bottom lines to remains high going forward, with $35.28 billion in preventable dollar drain for 2012. According to a University of Florida study, this is how your retail dollars leave the store: 44.2% […]

December 24 2013 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

24-7 Car Rental Service Introduced in London with Help of RFID Cards

24-7 Car Rental Service Introduced in London with Help of RFID Cards

Hertz Corporation has signed a partnership with Imperial College London to provide Hertz 24-7 technology-enhanced (including RFID technology), cars for staff use during working hours and for students and private requirements during evenings, weekends and holidays. More than 3,000 staff and 13,500 students now have the ability to rent a low emission or electric car from […]

October 21 2013 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News, Transport RFID | Read More »

Retail Giants Help Drive Increase R&D Spend on RFID Semiconductors

Retail Giants Help Drive Increase R&D Spend on RFID Semiconductors

According to the report by Infiniti Research on Global RFID Semiconductor Market in the Apparel Industry 2012-2016, a major driving force in the RFID Apparel market is the mandates made by major retail giants that require their suppliers to use radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology, mainly consisting of RFID devices. Many of the major retail giants […]

August 5 2013 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

British Columbia Transportation Authority’s TransLink Introduces RFID Smartcard

British Columbia Transportation Authority’s TransLink Introduces RFID Smartcard

NXP RFID has announced that Canada’s South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) has adopted its MIFARE technology platform for Vancouver’s public transport system. Ranked among the world´s top 5 cities of Mercer´s Quality Living Ranking for four years, Vancouver is pursuing a Green City Plan to address urban challenges including the optimization of transportation […]

February 6 2013 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News, Transport RFID | Read More »

Marks & Spencer Extends Its Use of RFID Technology

Marks & Spencer Extends Its Use of RFID Technology

British Retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) is expanding its use of RFID technology to all clothing and home wares in its stores. RFID partners since 2003, Marks & Spencer and Avery Dennison have worked together for 9 years to create specific RFID tags that are fully integrated into a complete range of labels and tickets. […]

January 23 2013 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »