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The History of RFID Technology – Looking Back at Its First Patents

The History of RFID Technology – Looking Back at Its First Patents

The 1st patent (US-based) that used the term RFID (radio frequency identification) was granted in the year 1983 by an American inventor Charles Walton. Although many individuals actually contributed and assisted to the invention of RFID technology, Charles Walton was awarded 10 patents for a number of RFID related devices. His 1st RFID patent granted […]

May 6 2013 | Posted in RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

New International Organization Formed to Promote RFID

New International Organization Formed to Promote RFID

Leading members of the radio frequency identification industry announced today the launch of a new independent body, the International RFID Institute, RFIDinstitute.org, dedicated to advancing the state-of-the-art in effective and appropriate application of RFID technologies in industry, government, and non-commercial organizations through technology-neutral, vendor-neutral and independent, RFID education, certifications, and applied RFID research. The Institute’s […]

April 8 2013 | Posted in RFID Industry, 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 »

Mario Kart Becomes Real Life with the Help of RFID Technology

Mario Kart Becomes Real Life with the Help of RFID Technology

(RFIDWorld.ca) Waterloo Labs, a group known for running cowboy engineering projects has been able to make the famous Nintendo video game ‘Mario Kart’ a reality using Go Karts and RFID technology. Mario Kart is one of Nintendo’s most popular racing games due to players having the ability to pick up special items like bananas and […]

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

Understanding Passive RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) Technology

Understanding Passive RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) Technology

RFID Canada is a leading technology provider with 25 plus years’ experience in providing solutions including barcode, passive and active RFID (radio frequency identification). RFID Canada warrants its success in identifying and developing comprehensive solutions in partnership with some of the most innovative companies, such as software providers, engineering firms, automation companies and system integrators that […]

January 6 2013 | Posted in Whitepapers & Case Studies | Read More »

Family of New RFID UHF Rugged Tags

Family of New RFID UHF Rugged Tags

(RFIDWorld.ca) RFID Canada, a leader in providing RFID products and solutions is introducing a family of new UHF Tags – the SlimFlex™ RFID Tags. The new SlimFlex™ Tag, a highly durable UHF radio frequency identification (RFID) tag that enables users multiple mounting options for optimal read range in industrial applications. The pliable SlimFlex™ configuration delivers […]

August 10 2012 | Posted in RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

RFID Growth Strongest in Asia Pacific as Americas Market Matures

RFID Growth Strongest in Asia Pacific as Americas Market Matures

(RFID World Canada) The RFID (radio frequency identification) market has been growing at a steady rate for the past few years but the rate of increase differs in regions across the world. According to a research study done by Susan Sahayan from Frost & Sullivan, the Americas currently account for the majority of RFID revenues […]

August 3 2012 | Posted in RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

RFID Technology Proven Safe for Biologics

RFID Technology Proven Safe for Biologics

RFID technology has been found to be safe for use with biologics based on a study supported by Intelleflex, a provider of on-demand data visibility solutions for supply chains and asset tracking. The study, “Effects of Radio Frequency Identification-related Radiation on In Vitro Biologics,” conducted by the Parental Drug Association (PDA) found that track an […]

July 30 2012 | Posted in Healthcare RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Adoption of RFID in Healthcare

Adoption of RFID in Healthcare

Businesses are becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of Radio Frequency Identification Technology (RFID) for efficiency measures in tracking and locating assets and other items for which lengthy records need to be maintained. Not only are assets tracked but there are also benefits in tracking people in reference to the business for marketing purposes and […]

July 25 2012 | Posted in Healthcare RFID, RFID News | Read More »

ABI Research: RFID Market to Surpass $70 Billion Over Next Five Years

ABI Research: RFID Market to Surpass $70 Billion Over Next Five Years

(RFIDWorld.ca) According to ABI Research it is expected that $70.5 billion will be generated between 2012 and 2017 from sales of RFID readers, transponders, software and services. Sixty percent of the accumulated revenue over the next five years will be generated from government, retail, transportation and logistics. These four sectors have been identified by ABI […]

May 1 2012 | Posted in RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »