Archive for November, 2011

Gophers get rewarded for riding their bike

Monday, November 7th, 2011

The University of Minnesota has launched a pilot reward program, leveraging RFID technology to encourage more students to ride their bike, according to the Minnesota Daily. The campus started by installing some 20 RFID checkpoints along major bicycle corridors around campus. In order to earn points, students can register to receive an RFID tag which… Read more >>

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RFID system keeps kids safe on the farm

Monday, November 7th, 2011

Prairie Tech Enterprises Ltd. has developed an RFID warning system designed to alert heavy machinery operators when children or pets are nearby, according to Springwise. Made up of three farming families from Western Canada, Prairie Tech came up with this concept dubbed “Where Abouts,” an RFID-based safety system which protects both small children and pets… Read more >>

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Richardson Police launches RFID inventory system from GlobeRanger

Monday, November 7th, 2011

The Richardson Police Department in Texas has deployed an RFID asset management system powered by GlobeRanger’s GR AWARE application. The RPD solution runs on GlobeRanger’siMotion platform which enables data capture from current and the next generation of devices. This allows the department to electronically scan and catalog inventory, and obtain real-time visibility on critical assets… Read more >>

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RFID creates incentive to recycle in Dayton, Ohio

Monday, November 7th, 2011

Alien Technology is working together will systems integrator CDO Technologies to launch a program designed to increase community recycling levels in the city of Dayton, Ohio. Through the use of RFID technology, residents who make use of their recycling containers are automatically entered in a lottery for one of four $100 prizes. In fact, the… Read more >>

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Glass-mount RFID tag supports automatic vehicle tracking

Monday, November 7th, 2011

DAILY RFID has launched a new ultra-high frequency RFID tag designed for installation on any glass surface including a car windshield for applications in automated vehicle identification. Operating over a frequency range of 902 MHz to 928 MHz or 688 MHz, the windshield tag supports ISO 1800-6B or EPC Gen2 protocols and offers accurate detection… Read more >>

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