Could NFC replace CDs as a way of encouraging children’s engagement with books? Read how an innovative Finnish publishing house is using NFC to take kids to the next level of entertainment.
Google products are always likely to cause some hype – as will the “Edition Line” series of hard cases for Google’s Nexus 6 flagship phone and selected other models. With NFC technology provided by SMARTRAC and Cellotape, unique functionalities and “stellar” artwork, there are some good reasons for that hype.
By the end of 2014 close to 700 Mio NFC phones will be the installed base. SMARTRAC partnered with leading chip maker NXP Semiconductors, converter partner Winckel in the new founded Smart Media Alliance and German computer magazine CHIP to launch a campaign to bring NFC even closer to the consumer.
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Fujifilm UK launches an NFC-based solution to pair mobile phones during Bluetooth connection at its SmartPix photo kiosks
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NFC smart posters are providing smartphone users with a digital programme book for WDC Helsinki 2012, featuring real-time event updates and news.
The company's Smart Profile product uses HF passive tags and readers to automatically adjust the settings of the motorized handheld unit, and to alert a user when a brush head needs to be replaced.
The forensic toxicology and health-care sciences testing lab is using a RAIN (UHF) RFID system to track the storage and processing of blood and tissue samples.
Argentinean pharmaceutical supplier tries a new prescription for supply chain health
RFID solution is helping DePuy Orthopaedics to streamline inventory processing.
Edward Lifesciences is using RFID to drive down costs, reduce out-of-stocks and increase patient safety.
Hanmi IT is a subsidiary of Hanmi Pharmaceutical group, one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in Korea, and has been using RFID since 2010. SMARTRAC and Hanmi IT have now teamed up to jointly develop and market RFID tags and inlays for pharmaceutical companies worldwide.
RFID enabled vehicle identification solution is helping the Finnish Road Administration to protect the rights of professional drivers and community residents on Hailuoto Island.
Hansgrohe uses RFID to reduce the complexity of operational processes.
POSCO steels itself for logistics gains with automated RFID solution
Imagine tracking 30,000 rubber ducks used in an unusual fundraising event. RFID tags come to the rescue once again. Read how all the technical challenges were overcome to make the charity event successful.
Devoted sport fans want to know every detail about their beloved sport, players and matches. Now, with SMARTRAC’s RFID technology and a tracking solution from solvistas, Austria’s ice hockey league delivers what hockey maniacs desire most.
Harsh vibrations, freezing temperatures, plenty of moisture and impacts: it’s hard to think of more demanding conditions for sports timing than those found at the Päijänne Enduro motorcycle race in Finland’s winter forests.
UHF RFID tags were used for the first time in sports at the European Championship level
An RFID solution provides the Los Angeles Marathon with a highly accurate timing method.
The Alpine Ski World Cup “Piemonte Mondiale” uses RFID to protect access privileges.
Florida citizens used RFID technology to verify attempt to form the world’s largest human awareness ribbon.
Museum of London utilized NFC technology to engage and excite museum visitors in a new and interactive way.
RFID-enabled smart posters join Frankfurt’s railway and tram users on their journey -- providing them with real-time insights they can use to plan their travel.
RFID helps tame the paper chase for leading South Korean university library.
MovieQ’s RFID-enabled pick-and-place robotic solution enables California consumers to direct their own movie and game rental experience.
The Riverina Regional Library in Australia is using RFID to optimize the management of collections.
Jimei University Library has implemented RFID to achieve a faster and easier inventory process.
The Munich Public Library is providing better service to its customers with the help of RFID.
Sure-Reach Records Management uses RFID to improve worker productivity.
Indian library chain JustBooks uses RFID to turn the page on inventory management
Penang Public Library in Malaysia has realized its vision of a fully automated library with RFID.
Touch Automation’s RFID system provides consumers with an easy means to rent or purchase CDs and DVDs.
When adidas presented Telstar 18, the Official Match Ball for the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, it introduced the first-ever match ball to feature an embedded NFC tag – SMARTRAC’s CIRCUS FLEX. Read how SMARTRAC has become a strong partner in supporting adidas’ NFC-related activities.
The customer is king: this is a principle most service providers and retailers would commit to. Musti Group, a Finland-based pet specialty retailer, has now acknowledged that their real kings walk on four paws and have a wet nose. Leveraging SMARTRAC’s advanced RAIN RFID technology, Musti has launched ‘Biscuit’, the world's first dog loyalty program.
Khongboon Activewear utilizes NFC technology to enable their consumers to access personalized, relevant and dynamic content.
CIRCUS DURA wash-and-wear tags offer clothing and footwear brands and retailers an even more comprehensive consumer engagement opportunity. Visibility and interactivity can now extend well beyond point of sale in the product’s lifecycle.
When international ski and lifestyle brand Spyder announced its all-new U.S. Ski Team collection for this winter season, they weren’t just presenting new jackets. Using SMARTRAC’s latest NFC technology and future-oriented smart products solution, Spyder created a completely new customer experience.
Household appliances rarely make the electronics trade press headlines. However, high-performance blending equipment specialist Vitamix is creating quite a stir with its innovative blenders that use built-in NFC technology from SMARTRAC.
Do you like Italian food? If so, you will like Cucina Barilla, the Italian food manufacturer’s innovative product. It employs customized BullsEye RFID tags provided by SMARTRAC, and readers to automate home-cooking. Consumers can easily operate an oven dedicated to preparing pasta and other tasty dishes. Buon appetito!
The construction-toy company has installed RFID-enabled display cases with SMARTRAC’s DOGBONE inlay at stores. Now Tegu is able to track which products are sold, automatically bill the retailer accordingly and order replacements. The result – high increase in sales!
Growing sales and the 2014 European Retail Technology Award in the Best Enterprise Solution category resulted from the introduction of RFID technology at Adler Modemärkte. SMARTRAC is their exclusive supplier of RFID inlays, as well as some unique expertise.
Item-level RFID tagging helps Korean clothing company The Basic House read both the present and future of its market-leading brands.
I.T.’s International Co. clothing consortium zips up savings with RFID technology
With RFID technology, Future Communications Company is able to increase both sales and customer satisfaction.
Carnaval de México’s approach to streamlining inventory management with RFID shows a true eye for the cutting-edge.
RFID helps major Chinese fashion brand Jossy Jo identify a new approach to production that’s the real deal.
As small merchants race to grow retail sales, many are finding RFID’s ability to streamline critical processes is blue ribbon worthy.
Mexican exclusive retailer Common People makes shopping and sales into modern luxury with RFID technology.
TOP Food & Drug makes good use of RFID by implementing a loyalty program to ring up profitability.
NP Collection is using RFID’s powerful capabilities to enable development of intelligent stores.
Blue Bite and partner Pearl Media launched the first-ever NFC-enabled storefront in the U.S to promote TNT’s top-rated drama series Rizzoli & Isles.
Japanese publisher Shogakukan Inc. is using RFID to reduce the return ratio of unsold books.
RFID technology delivers ABB substantial accuracy and efficiency advantages in the management of outbound goods streams.
Norwegian pallet leasing organization Norsk Lastbærer Pool is piloting RFID tags for tracking plastic pallets in two food factories and distribution centres
Furniture manufacturer SC Freda tables track-and-trace issues with RFID technology.
RFID is helping Sterling Services to implement a new service model that sets a new standard for convenience.
With RFID inventory management is no longer heavy lifting for global stainless-steel manufacturer Viraj Profiles Ltd
Artilux NMF has improved its internal logistics chain by adopting RFID technology.
RFID gives Taiwanese exporter an instant read on business operations
The Hawaii Produce Traceability initiative is using RFID technology to bring a new harvest of business value to an industry as old as mankind.
METRO Group is exploiting RFID technology for enhanced control over the global movement of goods.
RFID technology proves its worth tracking assets used for disaster relief inspections
With the help of RFID Thailand Post is able to process more packages and more efficiently than ever before.
RFID has helped Assistor drive forward with a new plan for handling vehicle logistics on a vast scale.
Norwegian based Minera Norge does not need to worry about weather. In RFID, the company has found a reliable weatherproof remedy for supply chain management issues.
RFID makes car part manufacturing and assembly a snap for REHAU AG
With RFID Siemens has gained considerable savings in both time and costs, and a giant step has been taken in the fight against counterfeiters.
Toshiba is using RFID to revolutionize its warehouse management.
It’s in the can. Cincinnati and Grand Rapids debut new strategy for optimizing waste management.