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New Standardized RFID Logo for All Products with RFID Chips Inside to Enhance Privacy in Europe

New Standardized RFID Logo for All Products with RFID Chips Inside to Enhance Privacy in Europe

Brand new technical standards have been agreed upon by the EU to help Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) users maintain greater privacy. Rules created based on the standards will help RFID systems comply in a uniform manner. The new standards will help companies and public institutions in using RFID tags more comfortably knowing that they are […]

August 22 2014 | Posted in RFID Industry, RFID News | 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 »

RFID Tags Help to Trace Foraging Habits of Bees

RFID Tags Help to Trace Foraging Habits of Bees

Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags were attached to hundreds of bees by scientists interesting in tracking bee foraging habits. The main discovery made as a result of weeks of tracking is that some bees are much busier than others. Scientists found that about 20% of honey bees brought home more than half of the nectar […]

August 8 2014 | Posted in Agriculture RFID, RFID News | Read More »

FEIG Electronics Joins Global RAIN RFID Alliance to Help Promote Awareness

FEIG Electronics Joins Global RAIN RFID Alliance to Help Promote Awareness

FEIG Electronics, a leading global supplier of radio frequency identification (RFID) readers and antennas, announced that the company has joined the RAIN RFID Alliance. RAIN is an industry alliance to promote awareness, education and initiatives to accelerate UHF RFID growth and adoption in business and consumer applications worldwide. A pioneer in RFID technology, FEIG is one of just a […]

August 5 2014 | Posted in RFID Industry, 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 »

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 »