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BWE Magazine MCPc Adds to Wireless Mobility Solutions Team, Enhances WIFI Offerings
MCPc, Inc. has announced the hiring of key personnel to enhance the organization's wireless mobility solution (WIFI) offerings, with an emphasis on voice and radio frequency identification (RFID). MCPc welcomes Bill Cannon, Kevin Cannon, Richard Lindhe, Mark Keider, Joe Metzger and Bob Lapmarado, all formerly of NeTeam.
BWE Magazine ODIN's Self-Inventorying SMART Container ® Breaks New Ground in Automated RFID Tracking
ODIN introduced the ODIN self-inventorying SMART Container -- a first in automated technology for the tracking of critical assets. The SMART Container goes beyond basic security and location tracking for a given container. In fact, it provides detailed visibility of items inside the container via passive UHF RFID and can transmit item level data to any ERP system over various communication mediums, to include satellite, cellular, and active RFID.
BWE Magazine RFID Handheld Power + Connectivity + Location = RTLS Data Capture
Convergence Systems Limited (CSL) launched a novel plug-in module that provides Quad Band EGSM connectivity as well as GPS location data with its CS501 GSM/GPS module.
RF Design Astra RFID reader for European Union
The quad-channel ADC513 field-programmable-gate-array (FPGA) mezzanine card (FMC/VITA 57) module features a 1.5-GSamples/s analog-to-digital-converter (ADC) card with 8-b resolution for demanding RF downconversion, software-defined-radio (SDR), and signal-intelligence applications.
Network World Bad guys could read RFID passports at 217 feet, maybe a lot more
LAS VEGAS -- Radio frequency ID tags embedded in U.S. passports can be read hundreds of feet away, potentially making it inexpensive and easy to pick American tourists out of crowds for illicit purposes, "spychips", a demonstration at Black Hat 2010 showed.
Network World IT asset tracking system combines RFID, infrared for rack-level identification
RF Code uses a combination of radio frequency identification (RFID) and infrared technology to keep tabs on the location of individual IT assets, right down to the rack level.
FreshPatents.com Rotating-polarization reflector-backed rfid loop antenna apparatus and method
The present disclosure provides a rotating-polarization reflector-backed Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) loop antenna apparatus and method. The loop antenna apparatus and method provides high gain (i.e., maximizing read distances at lowest power), directionality (i.e., ability to focus on specific areas), orientation insensitivity (i.e., ability to read RFID tags in any...
FreshPatents.com Merchandise tags with removal detection for theft prevention
Security tags such as hang tags are provided for mounting on merchandise in a retail setting. The security tags include a substrate, an RFID chip, an antenna, and a protection circuit. The chip is affixed to the substrate, while the antenna and the protection circuit are electrically connected to the...
FreshPatents.com Data transmission method in passive communication system
This invention relates to a data transmission method in a passive communication system being wirelessly powered up and being passively operable, without using its own power, for data transmission and reception, such as in a passive RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification) communication system, which is capable of effectively configuring a message...
FreshPatents.com Systems and methods for transmitting data using near field communications
A data transmission system comprising a data bridge, a reader device, and a network access system. The data bridge comprises an RFID system, a network system, a memory module, and a processor operatively connected between the RFID system and the network system. The data bridge system operates in a first...
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