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From Lab Assets to Specimens – Every Lab is Unique

Laboratories are under increasing pressure to be more productive, reduce operating costs, and improve ROI. Every lab has unique challenges, processes and equipment, but it is essential for all to maintain accurate data on equipment, assets and irreplaceable specimens. Pharma and Biotech companies are racing to jumpstart asset management programs for their R&D Labs. IoT …

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Supporting the environmental intelligence mission at NOAA

RFID Global announced it has received a contract pursuant to an award issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA). NOAA is America’s environmental intelligence agency. From daily weather forecasts, severe storm warnings and climate monitoring to fisheries management, coastal restoration and supporting marine commerce, NOAA’s products and services enrich …

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Combining Fleet Visibility with Cargo Tracking

Commercial vehicle tracking continues to grow as customers seek increasing visibility of their fleets for a variety of factors. Applications range from simple GPS vehicle location tracking to integrated solutions that provide detailed information on a vehicle’s performance. The value of these solutions ranges from visibility of a vehicle’s location, monitoring driver behavior, better utilization …

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Baggage & Parts Tracking in the Airline Industry

   It’s encouraging to see many industries recognizing the value add and benefits that RFID can bring after experiencing firsthand the evolution of RFID over the past 15 years.   The Airline Industry is no exception to this way of thinking.  Over the past few years some of the major players have successfully implemented RFID to improve their …

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IATA Mandates RFID Baggage Tracking for Airlines and Airports

Last month, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) adopted a resolution supporting the global use of RFID tracking for checked airline baggage at its annual general meeting held in June in Seoul, South Korea. The move to radio frequency identification will require a wide-scale collaboration between all stakeholders across the industry, including airports, airlines and …

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Protecting Social Security

RFID Global announced today it has been awarded an estimated $2 million Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) by the Social Security Administration (SSA) with partner Knot Technology Solutions (KTS). The SSA BPA is a single award, five-year contract with a 12-month base performance period and four option years. RFID Global will provide its Visi-Trac software platform, …

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The Trillion Sensor Economy is Coming

By 2021, almost 28 billion IoT devices will communicating with each other across low-latency networks. By 2025, there will be more than 100 billion connected devices, according to Research and Markets, each with a dozen sensors or more. AI technology and 5G connectivity will further spur this growth. And emerging from this innovation will be …

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Making Sense of all that IoT Data

The ability to know where something or someone is located is core to many companies’ success. Having that level of granular information at one’s fingertips changes the way business managers can make rapid, data-driven decisions. Without a doubt, knowing where something is located is highly important, but actionable data about the asset is what everyone …

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Planes, Trains and Automobiles – How RFID is Transforming Transportation In the transportation industry, accurate and reliable data, and tracking via radio frequency identification (RFID) has a wide variety of business critical applications. Here are some highlights of how RFID is being used in the airline, railroad, and automotive industries for improved efficiency and performance, …

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