100 Uses of RFID

 

describe the image Follow ThingMagic’s 100 Uses of RFID program to learn about innovative ways in which Radio Frequency Identification and Sensing (RFIDS) is being used to automate data collection, identification, and location systems worldwide.

The broad adoption of all types of RFIDS today shows that the much-heralded promise of the technology goes far beyond the supply chain focus that generated so much hype over the last decade. These innovations point to the fact that the vision of the Internet of Things and Reality Search Engines embraced by ThingMagic is coming to reality.

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December 9, 2010

100 of 100 Uses of RFID - Use Your Imagination.  Just Add RFID.

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December 8, 2010

RFID Migrates Upstream - Could This Mean the End of Human-Injected Hormones and Antibiotics in our Food?

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December 7, 2010

RFID and The CSI Effect - Efficiently Tracking Evidence from Collection to Storage

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December 6, 2010

The Next Big Step Toward a Multi-Scale Wireless World - Will Consumer Use of NFC Drive Widespread RFID Adoption?

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December 3, 2010

RFID for Counting Bees. Really? Beekeepers, Farmers, Buyers and Consumers Benefit from Hive Monitoring

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December 2, 2010

Find It, Play It – with RFID - Will This Golf Ball Location System be A Holiday Hit?

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December 1, 2010

Messages on the Move - RFID Helps Cheer Marathoners Along New York City Route

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Watch ASICS’ "support your marathoner" video

 

November 30, 2010

Personal Robotics Advance with UHF RFID - The Future is Closer Than We May Think

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Watch CNN Video - Robots to be the next service provider?

 

November 29, 2010

RFID for High-Value, Critical-Dose Medication Inventory - Are You Prepared For The Future?

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Watch MEPS Real-Time Intelliguard video

 

November 24, 2010

IT Asset Tracking with RFID is not Rocket Science - NASA Ditches Paper & Pen in Favor of RFID to Locate Valuable Equipment

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November 23, 2010

RFID Gives Surgeons Second Set of Eyes - Helps Locate Breast Tumors During Surgery with Precision, Without Risk of Infection

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November 22, 2010

RFID and the Bank Branch of the Future - Solution Enables Personalized Banking Services and Process Automation

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November 19, 2010

RFID and the Miracle of Life - Delivers Insight into Fertility Cycles and Prevents Mistakes at IVF Labs

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November 18, 2010

Rings, Spiders, Horsetails, Fish and RFID - Auto-ID Technology Used to Secure Boston Pops’ July 4th Celebration

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November 17, 2010

Can You See Mi Now? RFID Addresses Danger of the ‘Right Turn’ for Urban Bicyclists

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November 16, 2010

RFID Left Out In The Cold - Solution Provides Tracking, Temperature Monitoring & Scheduling for Iditarod Participants

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November 15, 2010

RFID for Student Tracking - Let Us Know What Grade You Think it Deserves

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November 12, 2010

RFID Delivers - Keeps Your Bundle of Joy Safe and Sound

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November 11, 2010

Tons of Pig Iron + 2300 °C Blasts + Big Trucks: Are U-Safe? RFID Enhances Safety and More for Steel Manufacturing Plant

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November 10, 2010

RFID Lets Theme Parks Be Fun for All  - Takes Special Care of Special Needs Guests and Children

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November 9, 2010

India’s National ID Card Program - RFID and Biometrics to Deliver Access to Social Services

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November 8, 2010

RFID Has its Finger on the Pulse - Tracking Body Movements for a Picture of Health

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November 5, 2010

RFID for Wander Prevention - Providing Added Peace of Mind for Elder Care

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November 4, 2010

RFID Put Behind Bars - Helps Keep the Peace and Cut Costs in Prisons

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November 3, 2010

Man Down Monitoring - RFID Provides a Safety Net for Workers in Hazardous Conditions

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November 2, 2010

RFID Gets Waterproofed - Helps Control Crowds at the Pool and More

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November 1, 2010

Billions of Identities - Use of RFID Enabled National eID Cards and ePassports is Growing

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October 29, 2010

RFID Replaces Ouija Boards, Witchcraft, and Séances - Lets the Dead Speak from Beyond the Grave

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October 28, 2010

Ghost in the Machine - RFID and the ‘Magic’ of Nearness

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October 27, 2010

Automated Video Stores - A New Way to Rent Movies – Powered by RFID

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October 26, 2010

RFID and Mud Motors - A Natural Fit for Natural Resource Exploration

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October 25, 2010

ThingMagic, a Division of Trimble - ThingMagic Continues Lead Position as Developer of RFID Technology from Within Trimble Navigation

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October 22, 2010

RFID Hits Center Stage - Following Opera Singers to Capture the Experience for the Audience

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October 21, 2010

Are RFID Tags on the Ropes? RFID Used to Improve Mussel Cultivation

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October 20, 2010

Don’t be a Hothead - RFID-Enabled Helmet Designed to Reduce Cases of Heatstroke

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October 19, 2010

The New Junkyard Dog - RFID Helps Sniff Out Hiding Vehicles in Salvage Yards

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October 18, 2010

Are RFID License Plates Coming Down the Road - Or Will Google Cars Solve the World’s Traffic Problems?

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October 15, 2010

RFID for Disaster Management - Auto ID Technologies Help Deliver Supplies and Locate People During 72 Hour ‘Golden’ Rescue Period

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October 14, 2010

Cup o’ Joe to Go - RFID and Coffee Drinkers Unite to Cut Waste and Time

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October 13, 2010

There’s Something in the Air - RFID Detects Airborne Toxins

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October 12, 2010

Music Branding with RFID - RFID to Match the Mood of Clothing with Music

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October 8, 2010

RFID Gives New Meaning to Train Spotting  - Single View of trains to Improve Railway Safety

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October 7, 2010

Milkin’ It with RFID - Robotic Milking Systems Use RFID and Sensors to Increase Production and Ensure Quality

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October 6, 2010

Smart Ball - RFID Will Help Deliver the Fan Experience of the Future

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October 5, 2010

Cactus Chips - RFID Helps Protect a Desert Symbol

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October 4, 2010

RFID Let’s Cars Park Themselves - The Next Generation Parking Garage

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October 1, 2010

RFID Puts Las Vegas Under Lock & Key - Taking Luxury Guest Rooms to the Next Level

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September 30, 2010

Urban Planning with Building Blocks and RFID Paint Brushes - Next-Generation Building & Cityscape Modeling

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September 29, 2010

Automating Point-of-Sale Processes with RFID - An End to the Supermarket Checkout Line?

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September 28, 2010

Traffic Management with RFID - You Can’t Get There From Here (or can you?)

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September 27, 2010

Don’t Lose Your Taser Bro - Weapons Tracking and Management with RFID

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September 24, 2010

Shredding It with Sensors - Nokia and Burton Boards Combine the Misty Flip with Mobile Apps

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September 23, 2010

RFID Helps Estée Lauder Innovate - Interactive Kiosks Provide Unique User Experience & New Level of Business Intelligence

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September 22, 2010

RFID for Airport Operations - Can RFID Help Make the Skies More Friendly?

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September 21, 2010

Happy Birthday ThingMagic!  - 10th Anniversary Celebrates Key Milestones, Innovative Applications and Offers Predictions for the Future

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September 20, 2010

Smart Buildings - Passive UHF RFID and the Smart Building Nervous System

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September 17, 2010

RFID Predictions - Embedded Intelligence Drives Epic Innovation

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September 16, 2010

Live From Fargo - RFID for Real Time Visibility in Healthcare – You Betcha

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September 15, 2010

DC-Area Software Firm Partners with National Industries for the Blind - RFID Technology Aids People Who Are Blind in the Workplace

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Watch video (packing individual items)

Watch video (packing entire cases)

 

September 14, 2010

Cleaning Up Hazardous Materials with RFID - Manhattan Project Site Uses RFID for Waste Management

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September 13, 2010

Check it Out - RFID for Library Media Tracking - Significant Growth in RFID for Library Operations Reported

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September 10, 2010

RFID for Border Security - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Programs Simplify Passage for Pre-Approved Travelers

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September 9, 2010

RFID for Automobile Production - From Ford to Fahrvergnügen, RFID Expands the Opportunity to Streamline Production and Lower Manufacturing Costs

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September 8, 2010

RFID Keeps its Cool - Temperature Tracking in Real-Time for Sensitive Shipments

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September 7, 2010

How to Share Your Car with a Stranger - RelayRides Provides Access to Your Neighbor’s Car with RFID

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September 3, 2010

RFID on School Busses - Schools Out, Do You Know Where Your Child Is?

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September 2, 2010

Mission Accomplished - RFID Lends Precision to Fighter Jet Refueling

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September 1, 2010

Planes, Trains, Automobiles & RFID - Transportation manufacturing industry relies more and more on RFID

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August 31, 2010

RFID Helps Deaf Children Learn Sign Language - Computer Program and RFID-Enabled Toys Designed to Help Preschoolers Learn Faster

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August 30, 2010

Zebra Earns its RFID Stripes Again - Low Cost, Item-Level Tagging for Package Verification, Work in Process, Product Authentication, and More

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August, 27 2010

RFID and the Beverage Market (part 5) - Serving Up Soft Drinks, Freestyle

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August, 26 2010

RFID and the Beverage Market (part 4) - Combating Underage Drinking and Improving the Bottom Line with Patron ID and Point-of-Sale Wristbands

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August 25, 2010

RFID and the Beverage Market (part 3) - Beverage Dispensing – Managing the Perfect Pour

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August 24, 2010

RFID and the Beverage Market (part 2) - RFID for Wine Production and Anti-Counterfeiting

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August 23, 2010

RFID and the Beverage Marketplace (part 1) - Thank You Sir! May I Have Another?

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August 20, 2010

Oncology Solution Uses RFID to Improve Patient Experience - Because it Takes More Than Courage to Beat Cancer

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View RFID Oncology PDF

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August 19, 2010

The Appliance Approach to RFID - Combining Read Points and Auditing For Asset Tracking

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August 18, 2010

RFID and Social Networks - RFID Brings the Digital ‘Like' to the Physical World

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August 17, 2010

E is for Agriculture? - How RFID Enables Sustainable Forrest Management, Accurate Apricot Harvesting, and Food Safety

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August 16, 2010

The House Bets on RFID - Giving New Meaning to the ‘Eye in the Sky’

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August 13, 2010

RFID for Document Management - Giving Valuable Documents a Digital Identity

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August 12, 2010

Process Manufacturing with RFID - WIP it Good - Vaillant Group Uses RFID for Automation within One-Man Boiler Manufacturing Process

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Watch CoreRFID video on the basic principles of RFID and how they can be applied on the production line or in the warehouse

 

August 11, 2010

Construction Management with RFID - Tool Tracking, Heavy Equipment Management, and Next-Generation 4-Dimensional Building Information Modeling

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August 10, 2010

Improving Farming with RFID - Making Hay with RFID

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August 9, 1010

Designer RFID - Enhancing the Shopping Experience While Boosting the Bottom Line

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August 6, 2010

RFID Takes on Container Fraud - Horticulture Partnership Takes a Giant Step for its Industry 

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Watch Container Centralen “Life of a Container” video

 

August 5, 2010

RFID Enabled Smart Shelves - Out of Stock?  I’m Out of Here!

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Watch Seeonic Smart Shelf video

 

August 4, 2010

Specialty Retail Inventory Management with RFID - From Diamond Dealers to Pawn Shops, RFID Allows Small Retailers to Compete with Big Box Stores

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August 3, 2010

RFID – The New Future of Retail - Everything Old is New Again

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Check out PSFK Future of Retail presentation

 

August 2, 2010

No Greenwashing Here: How RFID Helps the Environment (Part 3) - RFIDS for Recycling Incentive Programs, Waste Hauling Automation, and Smart Packaging

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Watch RecycleBank video

Watch Rewards for Recycling video

Watch The Story of Stuff video

 

July 30, 2010

No Greenwashing Here: How RFID Helps the Environment (Part 2) - Encouraging Healthy, Green Modes of Transportation with RFID

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July 29, 2010

No Greenwashing Here: How RFID Helps the Environment - 3 Powerful Examples: EV Power Station Billing, Pedal Power, and Recycling

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July 28, 2010

Automating Order Fulfillment with a New Generation of RFID - Back to the Future

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Read Vilant case study

Read RFID Journal article

 

July 27, 2010

RFID-Enabled Smart Displays - "RFID is the missing link between online information and the real world”

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Watch video on PSFK

Read RFID Journal article

Interactive retail screen media's personalized future, Pt. I [DigitalSignage Today]

Interactive retail screen media's personalized future, Pt. II [DigitalSignage Today]

 

July 26, 2010

RFID for Event & Hospitality Management - Creating Interactive and Personalized Customer Experiences

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July 23, 2010

Race Timing with RFID - How Rosie Ruiz Changed an Industry

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July 22, 2010

Hospital Inventory Control with UHF RFID - What if Your Goods Could Talk?

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July 21, 2010

Enhancing the Patient Experience with RFID - “It’s Like Angels Singing”

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View deployment images (InformationWeek slide show)

 

July 20, 2010

The Batteryless RFID Imperative in HealthcarePatient-Centric Applications That Are Changing the Healthcare Landscape

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July 19, 2010

The Next Revolution in Wireless and Mobility - How RFID and Sensing Is Automating Identification, Data Collection, and Location Systems

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