Week of 03/22/10


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Mexico EVR deployment on schedule;
program will tag 25M vehicles by 2012
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It’s always a good sign when users of RFID technology are willing to share their success stories. That is starting to occur more regularly, as was evidenced at the Alien Technology User & Partner Conference held earlier this month.

Speakers at the Alien conference provided new details about many applications, including the electronic vehicle registration program being rolled out in Mexico, and how Grupo Leche Pascual, a provider of dairy products in Spain, is using RFID to tag cases and pallets of eggs and other products as they enter its production facility.

"There are some applications that we have been involved with for quite some time that we have been unable to speak about in the past," says Victor Vega, director of marketing at Alien. "So it was nice that these companies were able to discuss these applications."

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Intelligent Asset Management
software released by ODIN

The software enables faster and more accurate asset audits, significantly reduces inventory costs and ensures a higher security environment.

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Japanese apparel consortium
cuts costs with RFID technology

A group of apparel and textile companies have implemented RFID technology in store operations, providing supply chain cost savings and positive results on consumer prices.

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Crisplant installs RFID tunnel system
at New Doha International Airport

Twelve hybrid RFID tunnels will be installed on the transfer lines at Doha International Airport, with an additional 12 RFID units integrated into the early-storage baggage system.

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Destron Fearing lands $1.5-2M deal to
monitor fish in Pacific Northwest

The new order extends the company's participation in a project currently underway to develop a PIT-tag system for monitoring salmonids in the Columbia and Snake River basins.

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World’s first dual biometric reader
unveiled at ISC West in Las Vegas

Reader verifies identity by either face, fingerprint, RFID and/or PIN in less than two seconds and is a perfect solution for access control or time/attendance.

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Gerry Weber chooses Nordic ID
as its handheld RFID supplier

The handhelds, to be delivered in June, will reduce the receiving and inventory management process at about 150 stores from a two-day process to 10 minutes.

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