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NFC Headlines at Afro Nation Festival
RFID Has Good Chemistry for Polymer Management
Energy Company Testing Passive RFID Sensor for Equipment
Confidex Drives Tire Tracking With Small RFID Tag
NFC Personalizes Ice Bottle to Reduce Waste
RFID Label Converter Releases Full Solution
TAG Sensors Opens Factory in Norway
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Machine Vision and RFID Improve Inventory

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Indian Railways Deploys RFID to Manage
350,000 Railcars

The solution, which is being tested at 15 sites, will eventually include 3,500 fixed readers, as well as handheld readers, to capture each railcar's data in accordance with GS1's UHF standards.
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Question: "Our city is looking to upfit our recycling carts with RFID tags. If we were to change haulers in the future, and if the new hauler used the same frequency but a different brand of reader than our tags, would the new hauler be able to read our tags?"
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RFID on RTIs: Supply Chain Transparency Builds
an Active World Based on Passive Tags

Container Centralen is employing RFID tags to manage a pool of trolleys used for the transportation of plants in the European horticultural industry. CC first implemented RFID in 2011, then upgraded the deployment to support its strategy of extending digital transactions and obtaining knowledge about assets' locations. This video explains how the firm tagged four million trolleys during a six-week period.
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Top News

NFC Headlines at Afro Nation Festival

A cashless-payment solution known as Event Genius was offered at last year's global festival in Ghana and is now planned for use at Afro Nation Portugal, with the goal of reducing queues, increasing purchasing and decreasing theft.
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RFID Has Good Chemistry for Polymer

Polish chemical company Grupa Azoty is planning its deployment options after piloting UHF RFID technology from ProxiGroup to manage the status and locations of its bagged products as they are packaged and then transported into zones.
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Energy Company Testing Passive RFID Sensor
for Equipment

Once piloting is complete, the power company could opt to deploy French firm Asygn's passive UHF RFID chips across the energy-generating machinery it operates around the United States and Asia.
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Confidex Drives Tire Tracking With Small

The company's TireTag is 67 percent smaller than standard RFID tags and offers a read range of up to 3 meters, enabling businesses to more easily build RFID into each tire in order to track its operation.
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NFC Personalizes Ice Bottle to Reduce Waste

Pure Hydration's new intelligent, reusable water bottle employs NFC technology to enable users to track their own filtered water consumption, locate refill stations and access data personalized to their own interests.
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RFID Label Converter Releases Full Solution

ITL Group is selling an end-to-end solution that includes its own UHF RFID labels for retail products, as well as reader hardware and its cloud-based software, enabling stores to launch pilots rapidly.
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TAG Sensors Opens Factory in Norway

The cold chain monitoring solution provider, which offers a printable temperature sensor label that can be attached to a product or package and continuously record temperatures, has opened a production facility in Mo i Rana.
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