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DEC. 17, 2015 | FEATURED NEWS
RFID Helps Target Transform Holiday Shopping Experience
In Aarhus, RFID Triggers Traffic Lights When Bikes Approach
Deutsche Post Offers RFID-based Envelope Tracking for International Mail
RFID Well Suited for Lebanese Menwear Company
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RFID News Roundup

Featured Story

RFID in Health Care 2015 Report
Earlier this month, RFID Journal held its 10th conference and exhibition for the health-care sector. View the presentations from the event.
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Editor's Note

IATA Event Suggests Airlines Are Embracing RFID
By Mark Roberti
As more parts are tagged on Airbus and Boeing planes, carriers are beginning to find value in using the technology for their own purposes.
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Expert View

New FCC Rules Could Threaten RFID, IoT Development
By Ronald E. Quirk Jr.
The agency's new equipment-authorization rules impact where manufacturers can cost-effectively conduct R&D for devices certified for sale in the United States.
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Ask the Experts Forum

Are There Any Commercial Smartphone Reader Interfaces?
Question: "And where can I find them, assuming they exist?"
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Research Report

Global Guide to Radio-Frequency (RF) Equipment
Regulation

The exponential growth of the Internet of Things is the result of manufacturers adding wireless modules into all manner of products, which subjects those products to RF equipment regulation by countries worldwide. In all nations, regulatory authorities can (and often do) impose significant penalties on manufacturers, importers and other responsible parties that supply noncompliant RF products to the market. Accordingly, The CommLaw Group has prepared this guide, which provides high-level regulatory overviews of RF equipment regulations and compliance requirements from around the globe.
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RFID Helps Target Transform Holiday Shopping
Experience

Visitors to the retailer's Wonderland popup store in Manhattan receive RFID tokens that allow them to shop without a cart or basket and, instead, create a digital list of items they want to buy.
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In Aarhus, RFID Triggers Traffic Lights When
Bikes Approach

The Danish city is testing a system provided by RFID company ID-advice that turns the light green when it detects the presence of a bicycle at the intersection.
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Deutsche Post Offers RFID-based Envelope Tracking
for International Mail

The postal carrier's customers in Germany can attach tags to envelopes and similarly sized parcels, in order to receive updates regarding their shipments' whereabouts.
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RFID Well Suited for Lebanese Menwear Company
Pellini is tagging its merchandise at the factory—enabling its stores to inventory goods on a daily basis, ensure stock counts are accurate and up-to-date, and eliminate the need to have excess merchandise onsite.
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RFID News Roundup
• Kurt Salmon, Tyco Retail Solutions showcase 1:1 retailing experience.
• Fujitsu introduces Bluetooth smart beacon for IoT solutions.
• Invengo releases UHF RAIN RFID mobile phone reader.
• Schreiner Services rolls out RFID-enabled road-maintenance solution.
• IDTronic markets UHF RFID solution for race timing, event management.
• Lakes Region General Hospital deploys Hugs infant-protection solution.
• Gaylord Palms installs Kaba networked RFID door locks.
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Get recognized for your achievements with a prestigious RFID Journal Award! Each year, the awards showcase outstanding companies that have distinguished themselves by their successful use of RFID, or have introduced a valuable new product or service. Winners will be awarded in front of industry leaders from around the world at RFID Journal LIVE! 2016, to be held on May 3-5, in Orlando, Fla. For more information regarding categories and how to enter, visit www.rfidjournalawards.com.
 
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
RFP: RFID Tags
Financier Country: United States
Description: Formal bids are invited for the procurement of RFID tags to convert a library's existing collection from magnetic strips to radio frequency identification.
Organization: City of Boise
Deadline: Jan. 6, 2015
Contact details are available online.
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RFID JOURNAL VIDEO LIBRARY
Managing Medical Device Loan Kits via RFID
In Australia and New Zealand, the orthopedic implant industry is successfully using RFID to manage loan-kit, or short-term consignment, of medical devices. Initially installed by medical device companies, the project was ultimately extended to include hospitals. The use of RFID prevents the shipment of incomplete kits or expired items to hospitals, and increases a manufacturer's ability to manage urgent shipment requests. This video, recorded at RFID in Health Care 2015, explains how the technology creates a clear record of chain of custody, providing complete, accurate and transparent data, and how it reduces disputes surrounding item usage between suppliers and hospitals.
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Speaker: Roger Webber, Principal Consultant, Webber Consulting
Duration: 42 minutes | Published: Dec. 4, 2015
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