James Thrasher

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When Motor City Met Silicon Valley

<b>RFID is transforming not only how we drive, but what we drive.</b><p>While companies such as TransCore develop the RFID toll tags that drivers use in their …

Putting A Lot Of Store In RFID: Retail's New Friend.

<i>RFID Is The Retail Industry’s New Friend.</i><p>A race is on, and it’s hardly visible to the naked eye. It’s the one that is prompting fashion retailers to …

Morgan Stanley predicts Apple will include NFC in iPhone 6 — and NXP will supply the controller chips • NFC World

“We see growing evidence Apple will adopt NFC as a core part of its mobile payments strategy,” a new report from investment firm Morgan Stanley says …

Baby, It's Cold Inside: RFID Is Fueling Smart Appliances | RFIDinsider

<b>RFID in your fridge</b><p>Although RFID has yet to track your tuna salad or leftovers, it won’t be long before that happens. Get ready: your fridge is set …

Internet of Things

Tag: You're In | How RFID is helping transportation | RFIDinsider

<i>How RFID is helping ensure a smoother ride –</i> <i>both for you and your luggage</i><p>When was the last time an airline lost your luggage? You were left fuming at …

Extreme Reads: Using RFID For Employee Safety On Oil Rigs | RFIDinsider

<i>RFID is now the preferred way to track employees in far flung, high-risk locales.</i><p>Tracking employees dozens of miles out on an oil rig or down in an …

Sochi Simple: The Olympics Use RFID For Everything From Security To Payments

<i>Laurie Wiegler filed this story during the Olympics.</i><p>When Moscow-based RFID inlay and smart chip manufacturer <b>JSC Mikron</b> was hired by the Russian …

Omni-ID Displays Their ProView Visual RFID Tags

<i>We recently attended RFID Journal LIVE! 2014 in Orlando, Florida. While at the show, we interviewed leaders, systems manufacturers, and solutions</i> …

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MotionWorks: Providing Advanced Sports Metrics Via RFID

<i>We recently attended RFID Journal LIVE! 2014 in Orlando, Florida. While at the show, we interviewed leaders, systems manufacturers, and solutions</i> …

SteadyServ: Brewing A Beer Revolution With RFID | RFIDinsider

<i>We recently attended RFID Journal LIVE! 2014 in Orlando, Florida. While at the show, we interviewed leaders, systems manufacturers, and solutions</i> …

Fast Tracking: Measuring Advanced Sports Metrics With RFID

<b>RFID is helping sports management</b> <b>make informed decisions</b><p>Back when this reporter was young, she used to watch family members play soccer in …

Never Lost in Space: NASA Uses RFID On The Space Station | RFIDinsider

<b>With an RFID reader onboard, NASA astronauts maximize use of space in space.</b><p>NASA has deployed its “Project RFID” for use on the <b>International Space</b> …

M2M Communication With Zatar, The Internet of Things Social Network

<i>We recently attended RFID Journal LIVE! 2014 in Orlando, Florida. While at the show, we interviewed leaders, systems manufacturers, and solutions</i> …

Auburn's Dr. Hardgrave On Omni-Channel Retail & RFID Research Center

<i>We recently attended RFID Journal LIVE! 2014 in Orlando, Florida. While at the show, we interviewed leaders, systems manufacturers, and solutions</i> …

IoT Faces 4 Key Challenges

Wearables need to become independent of smartphones, find alternative power sources, ride the flood of data, and tap new sources of innovation, says …

Testing RFID Solutions With Development Kits | RFIDinsider

Testing is key to launching a successful RFID implementation. While RFID works well in a wide variety of environments, testing is necessary to find …

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Planning the Internet of Things' Supply Chain

Sensor-filled wristbands feeding personal tracking and health data up to the cloud. Smartphone-connected toothbrushes. Bluetooth-enabled scales. …

Taking A Toll: How RFID Is Directing Traffic | RFIDinsider

<i>RFID is controlling traffic and easing the burden at the toll booth and at the turnstile.</i><p>That RFID would be used for paying tolls at a toll booth or …

Connected Vending Machine Recognizes Faces, Sends Gifts

Just how well does your office soda machine know you? A network of smart, connected vending machines will soon use facial recognition, NFC and a …

Internet of Things

Pennzoil Brings Mario Kart Racing To SXSW

It’s-a me, Pennzoil!<p>Everyone who’s both played <i>Mario Kart</i> and ever been tailgated on the highway has probably wished they could drop a banana peel or fire a red shell at their fellow motorists. Sadly, however, <i>Mario Kart</i> is a game that can only be played on Nintendo devices–there is no glowing star …

RFID Tags Track Marijuana From Seed to Sale, in Colorado

On New Years Day, Colorado became the first state to legalize the sale of recreational marijuana. The new legislation has provoked a Denver-bound …

RFID startup Kit Check lands new Chinatown space in D.C. - Washington Business Journal

By Bill Flook <br>– Staff Reporter, Washington Business Journal<p>Feb 6, 2014, 10:38am EST<p>Kit Check, an RFID startup that helps hospitals track and restock …

How to design for the 'internet of things'

In 2013, the Internet of Things was everywhere: more startups, services and platforms launching and coming out of beta. Last month, CES was awash …

IoT Spells Opportunity, Intel VP Says

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The pace of change is accelerating and providing engineers with new challenges to surmount, Intel’s Hermann Eul said at …

Baby, It's Cold Inside: RFID Is Fueling Smart Appliances | RFIDinsider

<b>RFID in your fridge</b><p>Although RFID has yet to track your tuna salad or leftovers, it won’t be long before that happens. Get ready: your fridge is set …

Internet of Things Impacts Manufacturing, Too

The Internet of Things will have a great impact on manufacturing, first in how products are manufactured.<p>There’s been a lot of discussion recently …

Wearable Tech Already Deployed In Australia... On Bees

At last week’s International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, wearable technology was supposedly the hottest new thing. A wide array of companies introduced headsets, activity monitors and smartwatches to compete with the likes of Google Glass, Fitbit and the Pebble watch. But in Australia, …