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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 »

Why you Need RFID Protection and How to Know if a Credit Card Has an RFID Chip in it

Why you Need RFID Protection and How to Know if a Credit Card Has an RFID Chip in it

There are different ways people can tell if their credit or debit cards contain RFID chips and why RFID chips pose a threat to their financial security. 4 different ways are to: 1. Look on your card for a PayPass logo or “waves.”   2. Test out your card at a PayPass reader to see if […]

September 29 2013 | Posted in Consumer RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Using RFID for Fiber Composites

Using RFID for Fiber Composites

Antennas that are capable of transmitting radio waves turn components into intelligent objects. Researchers have now found a way to embed these antennas in fiber composites. As a result, the technology also works with carbon and glass fibers. t is barely visible to the naked eye: the work pieces in the production hall look normal. […]

July 8 2013 | Posted in RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

Electronic RFID Chip Created by a Miami Company to Keep Track of Hotel Linens

Electronic RFID Chip Created by a Miami Company to Keep Track of Hotel Linens

(RFIDWorld.ca) Linen Tracking Technology, a company based in Miami has recently patented a washable RFID (radio frequency identification) chip that can be sewn into hotel robes, towels and linens to keep track of them. The company is assuring that such technology will not only keep towel and linen thefts down but it will also help […]

May 6 2011 | Posted in Retail RFID | Read More »

RFID Tracking Being Studied by Quebec’s Maple Syrup Producers

RFID Tracking Being Studied by Quebec’s Maple Syrup Producers

(RFID World Canada) Federal funding of over $110,000 has been granted to Quebec’s maple syrup producing federation so that they can test and examine the traceability of RFID (radio frequency identification) chips. The Federal Canadian Integrated Food Safety Initiative (CIFSI) granted the Federation des producteurs acericoles due Quebec (FPAQ) a funding of $110,620 in total […]

March 12 2011 | Posted in Agriculture RFID, Government RFID, RFID News | Read More »

DB Schenker Uses Siemens RFID Technology To Monitor Temperature In Freight

DB Schenker Uses Siemens RFID Technology To Monitor Temperature In Freight

(RFIDWorld.ca) DB Schenker has now begun to use RFID technology to monitor the temperature of medication which is one of many sensitive freight that they carry.  The RFID technology has been adopted from Siemens. Siemens and its partners developed the technology allowing it to continuously monitor products using RFID chips.  An integrated temperature sensor is […]

January 18 2011 | Posted in RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

Edible RFID Microchip Monitors if Patients Taking Medication

Edible RFID Microchip Monitors if Patients Taking Medication

(RFIDWorld.ca) Researchers from the University of Florida have introduced new RFID microchips that are combined with nano-particle antennas, which are able to communicate with laptops or cell phones to monitor if any given patients have taken their medicine.  This allows doctors to efficiently keep track of their patient’s records. This new method is still a […]

July 18 2010 | Posted in Healthcare RFID | Read More »

Canada Implementing GS1 Barcoding Standards of Drugs

Canada Implementing GS1 Barcoding Standards of Drugs

(RFIDWorld.ca) After 34 organizations across Canada have agreed to embrace global GS1 barcoding standards for medication, the Canadian Barcode Project is closer to streamlining the process, by reducing medical errors.  All commercial drugs on the Canadian market will be automated, decreasing room for errors. The goal is to reduce relabeling and renumbering so as to […]

July 17 2010 | Posted in Healthcare RFID | Read More »