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Tags help kiwi recovery

08 August, 2012 by Kylie Rhodes

A Little Spotted Kiwi population is being monitored using radio tags fitted with chick timer software.


Hospital staff benefit from wireless technology

07 August, 2012

UK hospital uses RFID tagging to track expensive clinical equipment.


Radio tagging captures behaviour of largest fish on earth

03 August, 2012

Radio tagging has been used for the first time on whale sharks. It has helped researchers capture footage of them feeding from fishers’ nets.


Canadian Bluesfest adopts RFID

04 June, 2012

A Canadian music festival is providing RFID wristbands to provide access control and cashless payment systems.


NZ animal ID scheme inches closer

05 April, 2012

The NAIT bill is in New Zealand Parliament’s Committee Stage.


Bidirectional communication for thin-film RFIDs

27 March, 2012

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.


Antennaless RFID tags track metal and liquids

17 March, 2012

RFID tags, developed by a CNSE research team, may solve the problem of tracking metal and liquids.


Thin RFID tag attaches to paper

24 February, 2012

A thin aluminium RFID tag can be deposited onto a single sheet of paper.


Keeping track of surgical sponges

25 January, 2011

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.


Luggage handling at Hong Kong airport

28 August, 2009

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.


RFID tags

17 August, 2009 by

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.


RFID tags go underground

29 May, 2009

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.


iCE RFID system

08 April, 2009

Syscan International has developed the iCE RFID device, based on IEEE 802.15.4.


Ferroxtag RFID tags

08 April, 2009

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.


RFID alternative is new standard

25 February, 2009

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.


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