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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 »

Battery-Free RFID Light Detector Helps Monitor Asset Exposure

Battery-Free RFID Light Detector Helps Monitor Asset Exposure

The SHADOW is a new battery-less ambient light detector for monitoring exposure to light of tagged assets The SHADOW is a battery free RFID ambient light detector tag. These tags are compatible with commercial EPC C1G2 readers. It features a LPRS N5AC501085 Light Dependent Resistor (LDR) to detect exposure to light or darkness. The SHADOW […]

July 16 2014 | Posted in RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

Federal Government Supporting RFID Project in New Western Innovation (WINN) Initiative

Federal Government Supporting RFID Project in New Western Innovation (WINN) Initiative

(RFIDWorld.ca) Federal Canada Minister Rempel  announced support for a RFID-based project among the 27 projects in western Canada under the Western Innovation (WINN) Initiative, a vital component in the Harper Government’s commitment to creating jobs, promoting economic growth, and maintaining Canada’s competitive advantage in the global marketplace. To this end, Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD) […]

July 10 2014 | Posted in Government RFID, RFID News | Read More »

GuardRFID & Omni-ID Test Products Within Same RFID System to Validate Interoperability

GuardRFID & Omni-ID Test Products Within Same RFID System to Validate Interoperability

GuardRFID and Omni-ID announced today that they have completed interoperability testing of their products based on the IEEE 802.15.4f-2012 standard. The testing, carried out by both companies autonomously, validated that the GuardRFID Tag Reader was able to receive data from Power 415 active RFID tag independently developed by Omni-ID. Data from active RFID tags developed […]

June 18 2014 | Posted in RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

Global RTLS Market (RFID, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS) Estimated to Reach $44 Billion by 2020

Global RTLS Market (RFID, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS) Estimated to Reach $44 Billion by 2020

(RFIDWorld.ca) The global real time locating systems (RTLS) market was worth $11.7 billion and it is expected to grow to $43.7 billion by 2020 at a CAGR of 21% from 2013 to 2020. GPS has emerged as a market leader among all RTLS technologies surpassing active RFID and it is expected to grow at a […]

June 4 2014 | Posted in RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

New High Performance RFID Reader in Canadian Market for Challenging Applications

New High Performance RFID Reader in Canadian Market for Challenging Applications

RFID Canada – a Markham-based Canadian RFID and NFC technology provider is introducing the LRU1200, a rugged high performance UHF reader designed to withstand harsh and challenging environments. Key features are: • ISO/IEC 18000-6C and EPC Gen2 Class1 Compliant • High Receive Sensitivity • 2 Watt output power with a read range of up to […]

June 2 2014 | Posted in RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

Mobile Handheld RFID Computer incorporates NFC technology

Mobile Handheld RFID Computer incorporates NFC technology

Socket Mobile, Inc. (SCKT), an innovative provider of mobile productivity solutions, today announced that commencing in June, its SoMo 655 handheld computer will be able to read and process information using Near Field Communications (NFC) technology.  NFC is an RFID technology enabling the wireless transfer of information at short range with extremely simple setup. The […]

May 8 2014 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

Fujitsu Acquires North American RFID Company to Increase Defence Solutions

Fujitsu Acquires North American RFID Company to Increase Defence Solutions

Fujitsu has announced the acquisition of GlobeRanger, a North America based technology company that operates in the RFID technology sector. The acquisition will see GlobeRanger remain as an autonomous product development and marketing unit, owned by Fujitsu UK & Ireland with Fujitsu taking a place on GlobeRanger’s Board of Directors. Duncan Tait, Head of EMEA, […]

May 7 2014 | Posted in RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

Zebra Technologies , American Barcode & RFID Inc. Build Internet of Things Agreement

Zebra Technologies , American Barcode & RFID Inc. Build Internet of Things Agreement

Zebra Technologies (Nasdaq:ZBRA) who provides real-time visibility into organizations’ assets, people and transactions, and American Barcode and RFID Inc. (AB&R), an integrator that drives efficiency and productivity in the supply chain, today announced the signing of a commercial agreement to use Zatar, Zebra’s Internet of Things (IoT) platform. Zatar is a cloud-based, multi-sensor integration IoT […]

April 30 2014 | Posted in RFID Industry, 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 »