As radio frequency identification (RFID) becomes increasingly widespread - moving out from behind the four walls of private companies that previously used it for their own purposes to become a cheaper, more available technology - it remains a highly fragmented industry with pockets of development virtually everywhere, says Prof. Raj Veeramani, director of the Full article >>>
g with it," Haseman says. "They are not using the tag in their own production, but [some] are including it as part of their end products. They perceive it as a cost/benefit issue. They are also looking at how [RFID] might make their operation more productive."
In the not-so-distant future, RFID tags are likely to become embedded as part of packaging rather than included as an add-on, Veer......Full article >>>
two of its products to Wal-Mart's Sanger, Texas, distribution facility during a successful live test of radio-frequency identification technology.
According to a published report, Kimberly-Clark has been preparing for RFID longer than most, joining the Auto-ID Center - which at the time was overseeing much of RFID standards - in 2001. It now participates in Full article >>>
EO Bob Kleemeier, whose firm has served the livestock industry for the last 10 years. "We are probably one of the first in the state to offer this particular technology."
I.D.ology's reader has received technical approval in Quebec, and by the CCIA which spans Canada. It is being put to use in dairies and by cattlemen, as well as by universities, brand inspectors and truckers from Califo......Full article >>>
e ID number of that animal, where it's raised and where it's going. That information will be entered into a number of large databases. The underlying reason is to be able to locate any animal that has been associated with an animal that might have become sick.
"So, if there is any sort of contagious disease, they know which other animals to be looking at to keep them out of the feed chai......Full article >>>
ars coming into a parking lot to notify people in the building that a car is present," Pulvermacher says. "The tags are also able to track people, and people in cars. If a car has a tag, like an I-pass, and people have a tag on them, you can know who is in the car."
Currently, others are selling these tags, which are about the size of a hockey puck, for about $50. Depending on the size of......Full article >>>
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