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Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Adopts RFID Technology to Enhance Comfort and Security

Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Adopts RFID Technology to Enhance Comfort and Security

Multipurpose wristbands, not keycards, will welcome passengers aboard the Royal Caribbean’s (NYSE:RCL) MS Anthem of the Seas, thanks to a partnership with global security leader ASSA ABLOY Hospitality. The wristbands use innovative and flexible RFID technology to upgrade the cruise experience for both passengers and crew. As passengers approach the gangway, crewmembers can quickly scan […]

July 26 2015 | Posted in Consumer RFID, RFID News, Security RFID | Read More »

The RFID Data Center Market is Projected to Be Worth $1.8 Billion by 2020

The RFID Data Center Market is Projected to Be Worth $1.8 Billion by 2020

According to a new market research report “Data Center RFID Market by Solution Types (Tags, Readers, Antennas, Softwares, and Other Hardware), by Service Type (Integration Services and Professional Services), by Data Center Type (Mid-Size, Enterprise, and Large) – Global Forecast to 2020″, published by MarketsandMarkets, forecasts the Data Center RFID Market to grow from $391.4 […]

June 7 2015 | Posted in RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

Retail Giant Target Plans to Increase Guest Experience with New RFID Technology

Retail Giant Target Plans to Increase Guest Experience with New RFID Technology

In a recent blog post on the Target corporate website, Keri Jones, Executive Vice President of Global Supply Chain and Operations discussed Target’s plan to start using RFID technology. Keri explained how it was a really exciting time to be in retail, thanks to extraordinary developments in technology that have made it possible to create, […]

June 7 2015 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

STMicroelectronics NFC Transceiver Powers New NFC/RFID UART Module

STMicroelectronics NFC Transceiver Powers New NFC/RFID UART Module

An NFC transceiver from STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has been selected by Shanghai Stollmann Communication Technology Co. Ltd., a leading protocol stack provider in NFC and Bluetooth, for its new NFC/RFID UART1 module. The new module combines a small form factor2 with robust performance […]

May 19 2015 | Posted in NFC News, RFID News | Read More »

Various RFID Patents Covering Tags to Sensors for Sale

Various RFID Patents Covering Tags to Sensors for Sale

ICAP Patent Brokerage announces for sale patents related to RFID and mobile payments, including systems and methods for configuring an RFID device as a data logger and switchable tags, available from inventor Steven M. Colby. This portfolio is offered as part of the Internet of Things IP Auction, with a bidding deadline of July 30th, […]

May 19 2015 | Posted in RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

RFID Institute to Offer 1st Official RFID Certification Exam

RFID Institute to Offer 1st Official RFID Certification Exam

The RFID Professional Institute, a not-for profit organization founded to promote professionalism in the RFID industry through standardized certification exams, announced today that it will hold its first formal RFID Professional Institute Certified Associate (RPICA) exam at the RFID Journal LIVE! 2015 conference and exhibition, taking place on Apr. 15-17 in San Diego, Calif., in […]

April 1 2015 | Posted in RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

North York General Hospital Uses RFID to Increase Accuracy and Efficiency in Pharmacy Ops

North York General Hospital Uses RFID to Increase Accuracy and Efficiency in Pharmacy Ops

North York General Hospital, a well respected medical hospital in Toronto, Ontario has deployed an RFID Kit and Tray Management System to leverage RFID (radio frequency identification) technology for its medication management solution to improve accuracy and efficiency within the hospital’s pharmacy operations. A quality study conducted by North York General Hospital and MEPS Real-Time, […]

March 26 2015 | Posted in Healthcare RFID, RFID News | Read More »

RFID Canada Brings Shelf RFID Antennas for Retail & Industrial Product Tracking to Canadian Market

RFID Canada Brings Shelf RFID Antennas for Retail & Industrial Product Tracking to Canadian Market

The Shelf RFID Antennas being introduced by RFID Canada in the Canadian market are Low Profile – High Performance RFID Antennas designed to be used with most UHF readers. These RFID antennas are manufactured by New Zealand based Times-7 and part of the Slimline brand of antennas.   These shelf RFID antennas are thin and […]

March 24 2015 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

NASA Improves Inventory Time by 30% Using Passive RFID Technology

NASA Improves Inventory Time by 30% Using Passive RFID Technology

DataSpan announced  that it is implementing a RFID system for NASA to more efficiently inventory and manage over 250,000 assets spread over its Space Centers, Research Centers and other facilities throughout the United States. The final integrated solution includes Gen 2 RFID-compliant metal mount tags from Omni-ID, Alien handheld readers and customized software from EDP, […]

March 17 2015 | Posted in Government RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Indian Railways to Deploy RFID Tags for Train Wagons, Coaches and Locomotives

Indian Railways to Deploy RFID Tags for Train Wagons, Coaches and Locomotives

India’s Railways are likely to propose the use of RFID technology such as RFID tags in the near future for tracking and tracing of wagons, coaches and locomotives even as the public transporter looks to leverage information technology in a big way to improve services. Rail Budget 2015-16 is expected to propose extensive use of […]

March 8 2015 | Posted in Government RFID, RFID News, Transport RFID | Read More »