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Researchers Testing RFID for Protecting Endangered Plants
Vitamix Adds RFID to Its Food Blenders
BLE Eavesdrops on Machine Health With Augury System
County College District to Track 90,000 Assets With RFID
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Expert View

Combining E-paper and NFC RFID Technologies to
Enhance Medical Asset Management and Tracking

By Scott Soong
The need for specialized scanners with wireless tag technology has resulted in far slower market uptake than was originally envisaged; there is a great deal of scope for e-paper to help make up the shortfall.
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U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Tracks IT Assets
The federal agency tagged more than 115,000 items to improve inventory efficiencies and reduce costs.
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Ask the Experts Forum

How Is RFID Being Used in Automobile Registration?
Question: "Is the technology being widely utilized for electronic vehicle identification? If so, how?"
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The Internet of Things: Making Waste Collection
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A city's waste-removal program is crucial to its overall operations. From routes to carts to safety and resource management, effective waste collection can have a huge impact on budgets. FleetMind explains why the Internet of Things is fundamental to smart cities, and why the IoT offers municipalities a connected solution to better manage trash collection.
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Research Report

IoT Platforms: Market Outlook and Forecasts
2016 to 2021

This research evaluates the IoT platform marketplace, including companies, solutions, market outlook and specific opportunities for which there are unmet market needs. The report assesses the technologies supporting IoT platforms, as well as the future functionality required to facilitate market growth and sustainability. Forecasts include a breakdown by segment, solution, investment/funding, value chain and connectivity.
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Phoenix, Ariz. • May 9-11, 2017
RFID Journal LIVE!, the world's most important RFID event, will feature industry tracks covering retail and apparel, manufacturing, health care and pharmaceuticals, defense and aerospace, supply chain and logistics, the Internet of Things, innovation, and technology and infrastructure. The event will also feature fast-track RFID Professional Institute Certified Associate training, presented by RFID4U, as well as the co-located IEEE RFID 2017 conference.
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Researchers Testing RFID for Protecting Endangered Plants
The University of Kent's conservation and electronics departments have completed in-house testing of a UHF RFID system to detect the presence of tagged cycads—and to send alerts if a tag stops transmitting, which could indicate a possible poacher.
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Vitamix Adds RFID to Its Food Blenders
The new products are designed with customer safety and convenience in mind.
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BLE Eavesdrops on Machine Health With Augury System
The IoT startup has developed a Bluetooth Low Energy-based solution for sensors that detect the health of HVAC and other equipment, and transmit that data to a server for analysis of the machines' health status.
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County College District to Track 90,000 Assets With RFID
The system, provided by Radiant RFID, will enabled the Dallas County Community College District to manage location data about assets ranging from computers to farm animals, and to integrate that information with its own management software.
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RFID News Roundup
IDTronic releases new turnstile RFID gate readers ••• Nedap announces weatherproof, durable RFID tag ••• Invengo unveils slim UHF RFID tag for linen tracking ••• Rauland Responder, Versus Technology intro nurse-call and RTLS integration for hospital workflow automation ••• Socket Mobile expands contactless reader-writer product line ••• Technavio predicts large RTLS market growth in health care.
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2017 RFID Journal Awards
Phoenix, Ariz. • May 9-11, 2017
Be recognized for your achievements in radio frequency identification. Enter next year's RFID Journal Awards, which will include new award categories. Entries must be submitted by Feb. 17.
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RFP: Animal-Tracking and Inventory-Management System
Financier Country: United States
Description: Tenders are invited for an electronic identification system for use in monitoring animals and maintaining inventory.
Organization: State of Idaho
Deadline: Feb. 21, 2017
Contact details are available online.
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Where's the Beef? Building a Business Case
for RFID in the Food Market

The potential of RFID to monitor the journey "from farm to fork" holds great promise. But tracking food through complex supply networks with multiple stakeholders can be challenging to fund and implement. This video discusses business cases for which RFID technology can support key business processes and performance indicators in the food industry, and shows how successful deployments can easily expand to adjacent use cases.
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Speaker: Su Doyle, RFID Industry Programs, OATSystems
(a division of Checkpoint Systems)

Duration: 34 minutes | Published: Oct. 26, 2016
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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
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