Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Covidien for Its CT Contrast Delivery System With RFID Enabled Intelligence
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the radio-frequency identification (RFID) based biological delivery systems market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Covidien with the 2008 North American Frost & Sullivan Product Innovation Award for developing a c...
Gowlings Adopts RFID and Unifies Practice Management
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP, one of Canada's Largest Law firms, has implemented a FileTrail RFID
solution for file tracking and physical records management. The firm has leveraged FileTrail Web Services to integrate physical records management into their existing Practice Management System, an...
Low-Power Ultra Wideband (UWB) Technology Best RFID Choice for Hospitals to Minimize Interference Threat
Time Domain Corporation Available to Discuss UWB Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) in Healthcare Based on JAMA Report
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Time Domain Corporation issues
On Wednesday, June 25, the Journal of the American Medical Associat...
SkyeTek to Present Webinar on Transforming the Management of Medical Devices & Supplies with Embedded RFID
Webinar to Highlight Applications in Inventory Management, Disposables Authentication and Patient Management
WESTMINSTER, Colo., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ --
WHAT: This presentation identifies key challenges facing manufacturers of medical devices and supplies and expl...
RedPrairie Builds RFID Lab - Enables Real-World Testing
WAUKESHA, WI. - RedPrairie Corporation , has built the supply chain industries first fully functional, electronic product code (EPC)-compliant radio frequency identification (RFID) laboratory designed to test RFID
technology in a real-world environment. The RFID
Lab is enabling RedPrairie custom...
WTN Interview: John Pulling, Provia Software
Hitting the Wal-Mart RFID Deadline
Editors Note: John Pulling, Provia's vice president and COO, served as his companies representative on the Auto-ID Center, the independent organization that led the development of the Electronic Product Code (EPC) Technology Network, which links serial numbers to product information stored in a ...
RedPrairie leads RFID project for Unilever
Waukesha, Wis. - RedPrairie Corporation announced Tuesday it is leading the RFID
pilot for Unilever North America beginning this week. The pilot will enable Unilever to implement and test RFID
technology in its supply chain to prepare for compliance with the mandates from Wal-Mart other top ret...
RedPrairie announces RFID 360 compliance software
Waukesha, Wis. RedPrairie Corporation Friday announced the availability of RFID
360, a suite of RFID
applications and services designed to ensure major retailer and Department of Defense compliance. RFID
360 includes four software options tailored to meet each companys RFID
Upcoming technology conferences look at government tech and RFID issues
Keeping up with todays dynamic technology space is a challenge for any organization, and two upcoming conferences are designed to help Wisconsins businesses and government bound over those hurdles. Specifically, the conferences will explore government technology and RFID
International Paper takes RFID out of the lab and into its warehouses
WAUKESHA, Wis. Now that International Paper has worked out some of the kinks in the automated inventory tracking system installed in its Texarkana, Texas warehouse, it is offering help with RFID
radio frequency identification to others.
At the RFID
Conference June 17 near Waukesha, held by ...
Rockwell Automation opens new RFID lab
MILWAUKEE Rockwell Automation recently announced the opening of a new radio frequency identification, or RFID, test lab at the company's global headquarters in Milwaukee. The lab, which simulates a factory warehouse, is designed to help manufacturers facing production and inventory mandates from...
RedPrairie to use RFID in collaborative products
RedPrairie Corporation , a supply-chain technology dealer, has initiated several partnerships with RFID-focused firms to expand its inventory and monitoring systems, the company announced Tuesday and Wednesday at the Chicago Frontline Solutions conference.
These partnerships include combining t...
E-business conference to give sneak peek into university RFID laboratory RFID
tag MADISON, Wis. A new RFID
lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will give an advance showing September 29 to attendees of the its e-business conference.
The universitys E-Business Institute is holding its seventh annual E-Business Best Practices and Emerging Technologies Conf...
North-woods beef jerky maker adopts RFID to track shipments
With the help of Wisconsin-based ABC Computers , Jack Links Beef Jerky will be able to keep up with the requirements of big distributors such as Wal-Mart, which is requiring its suppliers to add wireless tracking devices to their products.
Jack Links is headquartered in Minong, Wisconsin.
Test center for RFID capabilities opens next week
Sussex, Wis. A simulated supply line in a new 3,200-square-foot facility will let companies test their use of RFID
against actual supply-chain equipment and software.
Catalyst International , of Milwaukee, and Babush Material Handling Systems , of Sussex, built the facility, named the Star ...
RedPrairie releases prepackaged RFID systems
Milwaukee RedPrairie , a business-process IT firm active in supply-chain software, says it has come up with a line of pre-configured RFID
products for manufacturers.
RFID involves putting radio tags on products or containers that can be used to track them. Wal-Mart, for one, made sweeping ma...
Tommy Thompson to get RFID implant
Madison, Wis. - Tommy Thompson distinguished himself as the first Wisconsin governor elected to four consecutive terms, and he has now set a new precedent: the first Wisconsin governor to be tagged with radio frequency identification for digital access to his medical records.
Tommy Thompson ...
UW-Madison RFID technology lab debuts Friday
Madison, Wis. - Interest in UW-Madison's RFID
Lab is so strong that a waiting list had to be created for Friday's open house after all of the 120 spots available for the tour were taken.
"People are on a waiting list, but no one is canceling" to make room for those on the list, said Nancy Go...
Uniden selects Catalyst RFID software
MILWAUKEE Uniden America Corp . is now using radio frequency identification (RFID) software from Milwaukee-based Catalyst International . Uniden is the world's largest manufacturer of cordless telephones.
RFID mandates set by Wal-Mart and Best Buy prompted Uniden to engage the supply chain ...
Serigraph will manufacture, sell RFID system
West Bend, Wis. - Serigraph Inc. will manufacture, market and sell radio frequency identification (RFID) labels, seals and tags through a licensing agreement with MIKOH Corp. of Sydney, Australia.
MIKOH's Smart&Secure technology disables an RFID
tag if it is interfered with after its origi...
TEKLYNX International announces new RFID software
Milwaukee, Wis. - TEKLYNX International a developer of software products for the automatic identification & data collection (AIDC) marketplace, has announced LABELVIEW 8 label design and printing software along with Pocket LABELVIEW for wireless bar code label printing.
The updates enhance ...
Making RFID mainstream
On its surface, radio frequency identification technology may seem simple: A data reader gathers information from an information-embedded chip, with an antenna enabling the transfer of data via the radio frequency.
The physics related to the antenna is where things can get complicated and chal...
Wisconsin plant is part of NCR's global RFID initiative
Viroqua, Wis . -- A former paper converting plant in this southwestern Wisconsin community is part of the giant NCR Corp.'s push to become a major global player in radio frequency identification.
The plant, part of NCR's Systemedia group, produces various types of labels and thermal transfer...
Passports to contain RFID chips next year
International travelers will find a new accessory among their standard travel gear starting in late 2006: an RFID-equipped passport.
The new passports, mandated by State Department regulations, will feature a 64 KB chip containing a duplicate of the information featured on the passport's physica...
The RFID crystal ball: Will the chips eventually talk to us, too?
Milwaukee, Wis. - It's a warm summer Saturday night. You and your friends decide to watch a Milwaukee Brewers game at Miller Park, buying the cheap tickets for seats in the upper deck. But there's a small crowd at the game, so you decide to move down to the more expensive seats.
None of the pe...
Promega spins off RFID 'smart appliance' company
Image courtesy Promega Fitchburg, Wis. - Life science company Promega has spun off its division that sells and services small storage units that utilize radio frequency identification (RFID) and the Internet to track inventory.
Terso Solutions Inc ., was conceived in May 2005 and forma...
Executives hear about promise, limits of RFID and nanotech
Wisconsin business executives gathered in Milwaukee to hear how radio frequency identification and nanotechnology can make their businesses more competitive, but while several applications are tantalizingly close, barriers remain.
The technologies were outlined during a session of the Wisconsin ...
Company defends RFID implant product
Madison, Wis. - The parent company of a Florida manufacturer of radio frequency enabled microchips is stressing the voluntary nature of the product following the signing of a bill prohibiting Wisconsin employers and government agencies from requiring them to be implanted.
Scott Silverman, chai...
Software company enters health space with RFID solutions on hold
Milwaukee, Wis . - As president of Niceware International , a Milwaukee developer of bar code and radio frequency identification software, Andy Matter has seen identification software used to track parts in the aerospace and computer industries, so it was only a matter of time before healthcare f...
Bar Codes Have a New Best Friend RFID
The push is on to make RFID
an integral part of business and Wisconsin companies stand to benefit tremendously from the new technology.
RFID (radio frequency identification) tags and labels are small programmable carriers of data that hold up to 128K of information and uniquely identify an ite...
Laying the foundation for RFID
Advantages, disadvantages and implementation advice offered
Waukesha, Wis. Whenever a new piece of technology comes out on the open market, it seldom begins its life as an instant success. More frequently, it is seen as an expensive toy or impractical contraption that is waiting for early ado...
Upgrading your business with RFID
Waukesha, Wis. Versatility was the word of the day last Thursday at the Wisconsin RFID
Conference as a panel of business representatives from across Wisconsin told the tales of their experiences with RFID
in upgrading their business. With a broad spectrum of industries represented, ranging from ...
UW-Madison workgroup helps state companies tap the power of RFID
Radio-frequency identification tags "wake up" when they're near a reader and can store and transmit a variety of product information, including its history, quantity, location and condition. In the United States and elsewhere, hundreds of major companies are scurrying to develop strategies for i...
Conference studies applications and lessons of RFID
Waukesha, Wis. - Industry representatives discussed the pro and cons of radio frequency identification technology at Waukesha Area Technical College on Wednesday at the second annual Wisconsin RFID
Conference. Sponsored by the UW E-Business Consortium , the conference looked at the steps for i...
Efforts to avoid friendly fire spawned ancestor of todays RFID
British soldiers seeking ways to identify friendly aircraft in World War II were given a newly developed radar transponder system called IFF - Identification Friend or Foe. It was a crude system, but it was a way to tap into technology to identify something at a distance. Fast forward 65 years, a...
Pacific Cycle rides full speed into RFID
Pacific Cycle built a significant presence in the bicycle industry by buying some of the most traditional, old-line brands on the market. But the Madison, Wis.-based company has jumped full speed into the future with the integration of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology into its sys...
University of Maryland Announces Finalists for $75K Business Plan Competition
...l battery is especially well-suited to power a wide range of ultra-small electronics, including wireless sensor networks, implantable medical devices, rfid
devices, and smart cards.
Team: Marty Peckerar, professor, department of electrical and computer engineering; Neil Goldsman, professor,...
Gentag, Inc. Engages US and UK Firms to Explore Strategic Options
"Gentag has pioneered the concept of combining cell phones with MEMS, rfid
and other sensors to create low cost ubiquitous cell phone-sensor networks....ated Dr. John P. Peeters, President of Gentag. "With the global adoption of rfid
cell phones by all major OEMs and the need to reduce medical costs worldwid...
Finesse Demonstrates TruFluor(TM) pH, a Single-Use Optical pH Sensor and Transmitter
...a using RFID, diagnostics, and verification. The calibration and lot data are encoded on a gamma radiation resistant tagging of disposable sheath. The rfid
data is automatically read by the transmitter, thereby eliminating the need to calibrate the probe and minimizing error and variability in the calibra...
RF Technologies(R) Installs Safe Place(R) Solution for Pediatric and Infant Security at ProHealth Care's Waukesha Memorial Hospital
...tions, Safe Place(R) ED
and Infant Security Solutions, and PinPoint(R) RTLS Location-Aware
Solutions. The company is credited with inventing the first rfid
security system, which was designed and developed by nurse clinicians. It
was the first in the industry to invent Peer-to-Peer Wi-Fi RTLS, and ...