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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 »

Battery-Free, Wireless RFID Sensors Used for Explosives & Chemical Detection in Cargo Ships

Battery-Free, Wireless RFID Sensors Used for Explosives & Chemical Detection in Cargo Ships

GE Global Research, GE’s (NYSE: GE) technology development arm, today announced a significant technological achievement in a project to develop next-generation, cost-effective sensors for cargo shipping for detecting chemicals used in explosives or other hazardous materials at shipping ports. GE, in partnership with the Technical Support Working Group (TSWG), a U.S. Interagency program for research […]

February 25 2015 | Posted in RFID News, Transport RFID | Read More »

Leather Wallet Uses GPS and RFID Technology So You Never Lose It Again

Leather Wallet Uses GPS and RFID Technology So You Never Lose It Again

Chief Executive Officer of Royce Leather, Andrew Royce Bauer, has announced the release of the world’s first GPS Technology Wallet exclusive to Macy’s. The Royce Leather Freedom Wallet with GPS Technology utilizes a high-tech mobile application available on the Apple® App Store and Android™ Market to ensure the safety of your money. “With the advances […]

December 31 2014 | Posted in Consumer RFID, RFID News | Read More »

New RFID Patent Awarded for Intelligent Packaging

New RFID Patent Awarded for Intelligent Packaging

eAgile Inc., a  radio frequency identification (RFID) technology firm, announced that the U.S. Patent Office has granted a patent for the company’s eSeal™ RFID-enabled packaging solution. The eSeal solution solves many of the underlying concerns surrounding the nearly one trillion containers consumed annually by the medical, cosmetics, food and beverage industries. These industries require visibility […]

September 1 2014 | Posted in RFID News, RFID Technology | 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 »

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 »

Report: RFID Industry to Grow 17% in 2014 and be Worth $30.2 Billion by 2024

Report: RFID Industry to Grow 17% in 2014 and be Worth $30.2 Billion by 2024

New research conducted by IDTechEx called “RFID Forecasts, Players and Opportunities 2014-2024,” finds that the RFID market—including tags, readers, software and services, for passive and active RFID—will grow from $7.88 billion in 2013 to $9.2 billion in 2014. Most growth is due to active RFID/RTLS systems, interrogators, and then tags, in terms of total money […]

March 25 2014 | Posted in RFID Industry, RFID News | Read More »

New Smart Cabinets with RFID Enabled Technology Used in Healthcare Rooms to Track Items

New Smart Cabinets with RFID Enabled Technology Used in Healthcare Rooms to Track Items

Meditek, who is Skytron’s supplier in Western Canada is supplying  healthcare smart cabinets in Canada. SkyTrac, a product line of cabinets integrated with RFID technology, makes it easier for healthcare facilities to automatically track consumable items used for patient care. Using the RFID technology, SkyTrac smart cabinets automatically track products such as sutures, stents and […]

January 27 2014 | Posted in Healthcare 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 »

24-7 Car Rental Service Introduced in London with Help of RFID Cards

24-7 Car Rental Service Introduced in London with Help of RFID Cards

Hertz Corporation has signed a partnership with Imperial College London to provide Hertz 24-7 technology-enhanced (including RFID technology), cars for staff use during working hours and for students and private requirements during evenings, weekends and holidays. More than 3,000 staff and 13,500 students now have the ability to rent a low emission or electric car from […]

October 21 2013 | Posted in Retail RFID, RFID News, Transport RFID | Read More »