A Little Spotted Kiwi population is being monitored using radio tags fitted with chick timer software.
UK hospital uses RFID tagging to track expensive clinical equipment.
Radio tagging has been used for the first time on whale sharks. It has helped researchers capture footage of them feeding from fishers’ nets.
A Canadian music festival is providing RFID wristbands to provide access control and cashless payment systems.
The NAIT bill is in New Zealand Parliament’s Committee Stage.
Imec, the Holst Centre and partners have created what is said to be the world’s first RFID circuit made in low-temperature thin-film technology that allows reader-talks-first communication.
RFID tags, developed by a CNSE research team, may solve the problem of tracking metal and liquids.
A thin aluminium RFID tag can be deposited onto a single sheet of paper.
Using the same technology found in clothing tags used in retail shop tracking systems, a study from the University of North Carolina shows that surgical sponges with implanted RF tags may be an effective adjunct to manual counting and X-ray detection in preventing sponges from being left behind in patients following surgery.
A multi-year contract to supply Hong Kong international airport with up to 70 million RFID labels will see speedier and more reliable luggage handling for many of the 48 million passengers that use the airport each year.
The UPM Raflatac optimised Dog Bone, Short Dipole and Frog RFID tags are now available. The updated UHF EPC, Class 1 Gen 2 products have been enhanced with Impinj’s Monza 3 ICs.
Confidex, a company with expertise in RFID design, manufacturing and engineering, has supplied more than 10,000 of its Ironside UHF Gen2 hard tags to the London Underground.
Syscan International has developed the iCE RFID device, based on IEEE 802.15.4.
Ferroxtag is a family of RFID tags suitable for attaching to metal items. The operation frequency is 13.56 MHz and the family of high-frequency transponders is based on a ferrite antenna, which means the tag needs much less area than standard inlays for a similar reading range.
Visible Assets says that the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has approved RuBee, a long-wavelength, packet-based, magnetic transceiver protocol, as a new international standard designated IEEE 1902.1.