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UPM Raflatac freezer-proof RFID tags

13 November, 2009

The UPM Raflatac freezer-proof RFID tags are designed to operate reliably within freezer environments down to -40 °C.


RFID system

30 July, 2009

The Harting Ha-VIS RFID system is designed to simplify the implementation of RFID projects. The Ha-VIS RFID system features readers that perform key functions out of the box.


RFID system for intralogistics

30 July, 2009

The RFH620 RFID system is designed to be a solution for intralogistics, with an integrated antenna, high transmission rates in the 13.56 MHz frequency range, and openness for differing fieldbus environments and IT structures.


Modular RFID interface

09 June, 2009 by

The BL ident RFID product portfolio has been expanded with the release of a simple RFID (RFID-S) slice for its BL20 modular I/O system. Each RFID-S slice contains two channels of RFID. Additional RFID slices, as well as traditional discrete and analog I/O slices, may be added to the system, making it the only product on the market that allows this combination on the same node on the network, according to Turck.


RFID tags

09 June, 2009 by

The UPM Raflatac optimised Dog Bone, Short Dipole and Frog RFID tags are now available. The updated UHF EPC, Class1 Gen2 products have been enhanced with Impinj’s Monza3 ICs.


Reliable identification in engine block manufacturing

08 May, 2009

At the Chemnitz, Germany, engine plant of Volkswagen Sachsen, two production lines have been equipped with Balluff RFID identification systems (BIS C) to provide reliable, automated identification and a convenient solution to ongoing process data updating for the production part.


4 W RFID now permitted in Australia

21 January, 2009

RFID devices with up to 4 W of power are now permitted for use in Australia in the 920-926 MHz band, clearing the way for commercial adoption of the devices across all industries.


High-power RFID now available

30 July, 2008

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has granted GS1 Australia an extended licence that allows for radiofrequency devices with up to 4 W of power.


Warehouse tracking system wins Industrial Product Award

14 July, 2008

The Highly Commended Award for Australian Industrial Product of the Year has gone to Peacock Bros this year for its innovative indoor vehicle and product tracking solution.


Australian pilot demonstrates how to implement RFID

17 October, 2007

A multi-industry Australian consortium has released the results of a world-class pilot, called the National EPC Network Demonstrator Project Extension (or NDP Extension)


RFID innovation warehouse for Sydney

12 March, 2007

LogicaCMG has launched an RFID Innovation Warehouse in Sydney to demonstrate how RFID technology can be applied in real warehouse business scenarios.


RFID spending

27 November, 2006

The adoption of RFID continues to gather momentum, and hardware and software spending will accelerate in late 2006 and 2007 as true benefits are documented, according to Gartner, Inc.


Antenna product line

07 August, 2006

Radio Frequency Identification system (RFID) is used for automatic data capture allowing for contact-free identification of goods using RF to replace barcode labelling. It enables the user to follow the path of product without interruption from the manufacturer all the way to the store shelves. The HUBER+SUHNER antenna product line focuses on UHF RFID.


Maximising mobility

07 August, 2006 by Martyn Mallick & Mark Geddes

We have finally arrived at the commoditisation of both RFID readers and tags. The introduction of sub-US$1000 readers this year has halved prices from just 12 months ago, while US$0.15 passive tags in large quantities are not uncommon


RFID investment

05 July, 2006

Omron Corporation, the US$5.5 billion Japanese manufacturer of automation and sensing products, has revealed more specific plans related to the November 2005 announcement of a US$20 million worldwide investment in the RFID business over a two-year period. The company announced that RFID inlay manufacturing capacity will be increased to support production of more than 250 million inlays per year at its Minakuchi factory in Shiga, Japan.


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