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MAY 2018

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Valuable information to help you plan your RFID
deployment and determine the potential ROI:

RFID Technology Tracks Conditions Under the Big Top
Weir Oil & Gas Intros RFID Fleet-Maintenance System, App
Mühlbauer's Green, Low-Cost Tag Manufacturing Machines
RFID Journal Announces Winners of Its 12th Annual Awards
New RFID Reader Serves as All-Inclusive Point-of-Sale Device
Largest RFID File-Tracking System Goes Live in Qatar
IoT Enables Renewable Power Management for Irish Energy Co.
 
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Editor's Note

What Does "Digital Transformation" Really Mean?
By Mark Roberti
Like "Internet of Things," the term is often undefined, or is defined very differently by various so-called experts. Here's what digital transformation is all about.
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Expert View

The Internet of Things: Market Forecasts
By Darya Danikovich
The world is facing the brand-new era of the IoT, and we need to be ready for it.
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Premium Content

RFID System Automates Tool Management
for Hong Kong Aeronautics Company

Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Co. has deployed a Xerafy system leveraging handheld RFID readers, tags on tools, and an app on workers' phones to ensure that no tool is ever left insude an aircraft, and to help employees find a missing tool if a mistake is detected.
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Ask the Experts Forum

What RFID Frequency Bands Are Used in
Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria?

Question: "Can you please share information regarding the bands employed in these countries? Thanks in advance."
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White Paper

Use of UAVs for Oilfield Equipment Inventory
As RFID applications increase in the oil, gas, solar and other sectors of the energy-production industries, UAVs can be used to obtain important operational and inventory data. UAV use is particularly appealing in inaccessible and remote locations. The results of several UAV flights in experimental areas are presented and discussed in this white paper from Tali Freed, Ph.D., P.E., involving various brands of passive RFID tags for oilfield applications.
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RFID JOURNAL
VIDEO LIBRARY

Award Finalists Session: Best Logistics/
Supply Chain Implementation: Daimler

At RFID Journal LIVE! 2018, an award was given to an end-user company that has demonstrated the best use of RFID technology to improve its logistics or supply chain operations. This presentation is from Daimler, one of the finalists.
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Speakers:
• Suleyman Karakurt, Manager, Mercedes Benz Cars, Daimler
• Thorsten Weiler, Manager, Mercedes Benz Cars, Daimler

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Top News


RFID Technology Tracks Conditions Under
the Big Top

One Cirque du Soleil troupe has begun using a wireless solution from Blulog to ensure that temperature and humidity levels are comfortable and healthy for aerialists wherever they perform. Blulog has also released a new, low-cost version of its NFC data loggers for a very different industry: food cold supply chains.
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Weir Oil & Gas Intros RFID Fleet-Maintenance
System, Mobile App

The upstream provider of pressure-pumping and pressure-control equipment and services has introduced its second-generation SPM RFID technology and RFID mobile app. The RFID enhancements enable iron fleet maintenance in the field, including in remote locations plagued with low Internet or cellular connections.
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Mühlbauer's Tag Manufacturing Machines
Aim to Be Greener, Lower-Cost

Inlay manufacturers are testing a new flip-chip machine from the German technology company that promises a 40,000-unit-per-hour rate, as well as an antenna cutter to eliminate the need for etching chemicals.
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RFID Journal Announces Winners of Its
12th Annual RFID Journal Awards

General Motors, VISA, Ternium and HID Global are among the 2018 winners, which were announced last week at the 16th annual RFID Journal LIVE! conference, held in Orlando.
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New RFID Reader Serves as All-Inclusive
Point-of-Sale Device

Caen RFID's Hex reader is intended to enable retailers or other companies to accomplish functions such as selling a product without requiring additional computers, bar-code devices or power cables.
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Largest RFID File-Tracking System Goes
Live in Qatar

The new system in place at Qatar Public Prosecution replaces an existing RFID solution to provide greater coverage with fewer readers, and to offer fast data capture, storage of data if a network goes down and real-time alerts in the event of unauthorized case file removals.
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IoT Enables Renewable Power Management
for Irish Energy Company

Solo Energy is deploying a network of batteries for energy storage and distribution based on power generation and price changes, using IoT technology provided by Asavie.
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Call for White Paper Submissions
Post Your Document to the RFID White Paper Library
RFID Journal invites members of the academic, industrial and research communities to submit white papers relevant to the fields of radio frequency identification and the Internet of Things. Topics can include supply chain, manufacturing, health care, retailing, security, asset tracking, privacy, standards and regulations, and more. Institutions and individuals can submit their work electronically. White papers accepted for publication will be added to IOT Journal's online library and spotlighted in one of our e-newsletters. To submit white papers, e-mail rhandley@rfidjournal.com.
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FACE-TO-FACE EVENTs
• RFID in Retail and Apparel
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     Nov. 7, 2018 • London, England
• RFID in Aerospace and Defense
     Dec. 11-12, 2018 • Arlington, Va.
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VIRTUAL EVENTS
• RFID in Harsh Environments
     May 22, 2018 • 11 AM to 1 PM EDT
• Internet of Things
     July 24, 2018 • 11 AM to 1 PM EDT
• RFID in Health Care
     Aug. 21, 2018 • 11 AM to 1 PM EDT
• RFID for Warehouse and Inventory Management
     Sept. 27, 2018 • 11 AM to 1 PM EDT
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WEBINARS
• How Patti Engineering Improved DC Inventory
   Tracking with Passive UHF RFID

     May 22, 2018 • 11 AM to 1 PM EDT
• Simplifying Field and Consignment
   Inventory Management With RFID

     June 12, 2018 • 11 AM to 1 PM EDT
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