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RFID Tracks Safety Equipment for Fiji Airways

By | 2017-09-19T22:33:20+00:00 September 19th, 2017|RFID News|

  The airline finds that safety equipment inspections, which previously took hours per plane, can now be accomplished within a few minutes using a UHF RFID solution from EAM Worldwide. Fiji Airways reports that it has made in-cabin inspections of emergency equipment faster and more efficient across its fleet of 15 airplanes, with the use of radio [...]

Company Wants Employees ‘Chipped’

By | 2017-11-17T10:50:12+00:00 September 19th, 2017|RFID News|

  By Dave Gahary:  Five years ago this week, when American Free Press was the first national newspaper to break the story on a San Antonio, Texas school attempting to force all 4,200 students “to wear radio frequency identification (RFID) microchips embedded in the student IDs worn around their necks,” it may have seemed to [...]

Macy’s RFID Rollout Improves Inventory Accuracy, Display Compliance

By | 2017-05-02T17:40:26+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|RFID News|

  Although RFID tagging isn’t exactly a new concept, Macy’s was one of the first retailers to make a significant commitment to the technology when it decided to tag 100% of its merchandise with RFID by the end of 2017. To prepare, the retailer asked all of its product vendors to supply merchandise already fitted [...]

Bosch to exhibit industry 4.0 solutions at Interpack event

By | 2017-11-17T10:50:12+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|IOT News, RFID News|

Bosch Packaging Technology is set to exhibit its new industry 4.0 solutions, which are designed to enhance manufacturing operations, at this year’s Interpack event. Format part management, which is based on RFID technology, will help machine operators to carry out correct format changes with all format parts installed in the right position. The format parts [...]

Selinko and Toppan launch new protection against wine bottle refilling

By | 2017-01-11T16:07:54+00:00 January 11th, 2017|RFID News|

  Selinko, the object identification platform for authentication, grey market detection and consumer engagement, and Toppan Printing have collaborated to launch an innovative device allowing detection of any attempt to remove, tamper with or even pierce the cork of a wine bottle. The device combines a state-of-the-art Toppan sensor coupled with an RFID/NFC tag and [...]

Physical stores gain website transparency

By | 2017-01-11T16:12:43+00:00 January 11th, 2017|RFID News|

Ever walk into a shop—tiny or supercenter—and find yourself looking for something in particular that you know should be there, only to learn it’s sold out, or was never carried in the first place? This is about to change, as stores are finally getting better about leveraging low-cost radio chips (RFID) to track the precise [...]

Can RFID technology do for fashion what it has done for music festivals?

By | 2017-11-17T10:50:12+00:00 October 6th, 2015|RFID News|

Digital is big business at Fashion Week. Catwalk shows are entertaining spectacles verging on theatrical performances, and the introduction of digital technology has enhanced the way designers display their collections as well as the audience’s experience – whether they’re sitting on the front row or in the brand’s Oxford Street store. So introducing new technology [...]

21st Century Cat Hunts For RFID-Tagged Prey

By | 2015-08-12T12:16:16+00:00 August 12th, 2015|RFID News|

Outdoor cats get to massacre untold millions of mice per year, but indoor cats have to make do with balls of yarn and laser pointers. To try and bridge the gap, one man built a machine that would only feed his kitty when he ‘hunts’ down an RFID-chipped plastic ball. Ben Millam made the device [...]

Harnessing the Internet of Things

By | 2015-06-16T10:25:28+00:00 June 16th, 2015|IOT News, RFID News|

The Internet of Things (IoT) is going to be more than just the sum of its parts. When intelligent systems are made accessible to the masses and devices are connected into one large ecosystem, users and organisations can benefit from tracking and analysing data transmitted from these devices to improve lives. The IoT wave has [...]

How RFID Benefits Your Healthcare IT Clients

By | 2017-11-17T10:50:12+00:00 June 5th, 2015|IOT News, RFID News|

Although RFID (radio frequency identification) technologies are often thought of as a manufacturing and distribution tool, the use of the RFID in healthcare settings has become increasingly common and offers unique benefits to healthcare IT leaders. RFID’s foray into the healthcare scene began primarily with manufacturers and wholesalers, who used the technology as a way [...]