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First Passive UHF RFID Moisture-level Sensing Inlay

First Passive UHF RFID Moisture-level Sensing Inlay

RFID technology manufacturer and developer SMARTRAC has launched SENSOR DOGBONE, the industry’s first passive UHF RFID moisture-sensing inlay, at LogiMAT 2015. This innovative product results from SMARTRAC’s cooperation with sensor specialist RFMicron. The inlay SENSOR DOGBONE is specially designed to measure moisture conditions in industrial environments, and offers significant possibilities for enhancing production control, quality […]

March 2 2015 | Posted in RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

Battery-Free, Wireless RFID Sensors Used for Explosives & Chemical Detection in Cargo Ships

Battery-Free, Wireless RFID Sensors Used for Explosives & Chemical Detection in Cargo Ships

GE Global Research, GE’s (NYSE: GE) technology development arm, today announced a significant technological achievement in a project to develop next-generation, cost-effective sensors for cargo shipping for detecting chemicals used in explosives or other hazardous materials at shipping ports. GE, in partnership with the Technical Support Working Group (TSWG), a U.S. Interagency program for research […]

February 25 2015 | Posted in RFID News, Transport RFID | Read More »

Confidex Looks to Expand Reach in Canada by Working with Toronto-based RFID Canada

Confidex Looks to Expand Reach in Canada by Working with Toronto-based RFID Canada

(RFID World Canada) Confidex Ltd., a Finland-based RFID technology leader, announced Toronto-based RFID Canada as a distribution partner in the Canadian market for the distribution of Confidex’s large Ultra High-Frequency (UHF) and High-Frequency RFID tag portfolio. Under this strategic agreement, RFID Canada will provide local stocking capabilities, sales support and technical support of Confidex brand […]

February 16 2015 | Posted in RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

National Institute of Standards and Technology Makes Case for RFID Forensic Evidence Management

National Institute of Standards and Technology Makes Case for RFID Forensic Evidence Management

RFID tags & devices that can transmit data over short distances to identify objects, animals or people–have become increasingly popular for tracking everything from automobiles being manufactured on an assembly line to zoo animals in transit to their new homes. Now, thanks to a new NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) report, the next […]

December 8 2014 | Posted in Government RFID, RFID News | Read More »

UHF RFID Tags Enabled for Easy and Remote Identification of Stolen Bikes

UHF RFID Tags Enabled for Easy and Remote Identification of Stolen Bikes

The solution, named CycloSafe, was developed around a clever idea to equip mailmen of bpost with mobile reader devices to track and locate lost bicycles. The solution uses passive UHF (ultra-high frequency) RFID technology with 2 Confidex Silverline Slim™ RFID tags installed on the frame of the bike to enable easy and remote identification of […]

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