Smartrac has launched the Midas FlagTag, an RFID (radio-frequency identification) tag for consumer food and beverage goods and industrial components with metallic, plastic and cardboard surfaces.
Breakthroughs in radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, colour changing film and packaging designed to extend shelf life are some of the latest innovations highlighted by the Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association.
Green trend will boost RFID uptake
The trend towards greener packaging that is more easily recycled
could boost sales of radio frequency identification (RFID)
technology, a global trade association has suggested.
Metro Group completes Europe's largest RFID rollout
The Metro Group has upped the ante in Europe's move toward using
radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, completing the
roll out of its use to 180 additional stores and warehouses in
Multi-platform RFID reader enters market
NEC Corporation claims to have developed what it is calling the
world's first radio frequency identification (RFID) device that can
both read and write tag data on multiple frequencies.
RFID standard to be incorporated in cargo seals
Six companies will incorporate a new international standard for
shipping seals that use radio frequency identification (RFID) to
warn when a cargo's contents have been breached.
RFID innovation has blue cheese in its sights
Radio frequency identification (RFID) has now been adapted to track
Spanish blue cheese as it travels along the food chain.
Survey reveals RFID benefits beyond supply chain
More companies are realising that radio frequency identification
(RFID) can be used to streamline operations beyond supply chain
management, according to a new survey by ABI research.
RFID tags turns metal packaging into antennas
Crown and QinetiQ are jointly developing radio-frequency
identification (RFID) tracking that willturn metal packaging into
an antenna and help reduce the costs of using the technology.
Multi-scan RFID uses reflectors to reduce errors
A new system for scanning multiple radio frequency identification
(RFID) tags reduces the high error rate found in current systems,
its manufacturer claims.
RFID system cuts across standards
NEC System Technologies has developed a radio frequency
identification device that can read and write to a variety of tags
using different standards.
Liquid dispenser uses RFID to provide safety check
A liquid dispensing system with a radio frequency identification
(RFID) tag allows food and beverage companies to cost-effectively
manage the safety and reliability of their products during
processing, its manufacturer claims.
RFID tag tracks temperature for food processors
A new temperature logging radio frequency identification (RFID) tag
targets food processors and handlers who need to comply with the
latest EU requirements and pending US traceability legislation.
The Age of Consent for RFID
The image of secret radio chips planted inside the home from larder
to bathroom, transmitting data freely to Corporation Inc, is enough
to curl the toes of more than anti-capitalism activists.
Retailers and suppliers still face RFID frustrations
As suppliers in race to meet RFID deadlines, a new market report
reveals that many retailers are still finding problems and
frustrations when trying to implement the technology at a grass