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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 »

RFID Tags Help Hawaii Rainforest Zipliners Capture the Moment

RFID Tags Help Hawaii Rainforest Zipliners Capture the Moment

HID Global’s SlimFlex RFID tags are being used at Princeville Ranch Adventures in the Hawaiian Islands to help guests capture a photographic record of their zip-lining experiences in the rugged rainforest valleys of Kauai’s north shore. “Knowing that HID Global’s SlimFlex tags perform exceptionally well in extreme environments gives us the confidence to deploy RFID technology […]

April 8 2014 | Posted in Consumer RFID, RFID News | Read More »

New Battery Free RFID Magnetometer Tag – Magneto

New Battery Free RFID Magnetometer Tag – Magneto

The Magneto from Farsens is a battery free RFID sensor tag capable of transmitting a unique identifier and the associated magnetic field measurement data to a commercial EPC C1G2 reader without the need of a battery on the sensor tag. The device features a LIS3MDL magnetometer from ST Microelectronics with a measurement range from ±4 […]

November 26 2013 | Posted in RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

Patent for RFID Enabled Endoscope Tracking System Approved for Mobile Aspects

Patent for RFID Enabled Endoscope Tracking System Approved for Mobile Aspects

Mobile Aspects has been awarded a patent for its iRIScope cabinet that uses RFID-enabled technology to prevent the spread of infection through flexible endoscopes, as well as tracking and timestamping an endoscope’s movements from storage to use to reprocessing and back into storage. “Flexible endoscope reprocessing has become a prominent patient safety concern. Therefore, we […]

June 20 2013 | Posted in Healthcare RFID, RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

Delta Airlines Uses RFID Tags For Its Flyable Safety Equipment

Delta Airlines Uses RFID Tags For Its Flyable Safety Equipment

Delta Airlines has selected custom RFID tags to address maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) needs for their flyable safety equipment. By using SmartMark RFID tags from Frick to streamline the audit process for safety equipment, Delta improved inspection time from approximately 10 man hours to less than 3 minutes. Delta maintains safety and compliance, while […]

April 24 2013 | Posted in RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

New High Performance RFID High Frequency (HF) Mount-on-Metal Tag

New High Performance RFID High Frequency (HF) Mount-on-Metal Tag

(RFID World) RFID Canada is introducing a New HF InTag The InTag Mount-on-Metal high-frequency (HF) transponder, is optimally engineered for high performance when mounted on metal surfaces. This tag is ideal for tracking metallic assets subject to demanding conditions. It is designed for identification of metal parts that are exposed to harsh conditions such as […]

March 15 2013 | Posted in RFID News, RFID Technology | Read More »

Omni-ID Files RFID Related Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against Xerafy

Omni-ID Files RFID Related Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against Xerafy

Omni-ID, the original innovator, patent holder and supplier of high-performance, on-metal passive UHF RFID tags, today announces that a complaint has been filed in the United States District Court against Xerafy and one of its distributors. This lawsuit asserts claims under the Patent Laws of the United States for infringement of United States Patent Nos. […]

March 12 2013 | Posted in RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

Marks & Spencer Extends Its Use of RFID Technology

Marks & Spencer Extends Its Use of RFID Technology

British Retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) is expanding its use of RFID technology to all clothing and home wares in its stores. RFID partners since 2003, Marks & Spencer and Avery Dennison have worked together for 9 years to create specific RFID tags that are fully integrated into a complete range of labels and tickets. […]

January 23 2013 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »

Apparel RFID Industry to Grow at Double the Rate of Overall RFID Market

Apparel RFID Industry to Grow at Double the Rate of Overall RFID Market

The RFID tagging of apparel is now the largest and fastest growing application of RFID in retailing, the retail supply chain and associated industries. About 100 organizations are tagging apparel in trials and rollouts. Just two – taken together – will buy 500 million tags yearly. According to new IDTechEx analysis, the systems and tag […]

January 11 2013 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

RFID Enabled Scrabble Board Game

RFID Enabled Scrabble Board Game

For a hefty cost of $32,000, you may now build your own Scrabble board with RFID antenna on each and every tile on the game board. This comes with some dazzling lighting. Mind Sports International (MSI), built a custom RFID-enabled Scrabble board for an upcoming event in Prague. The idea was brought about to give […]

December 27 2012 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News | Read More »