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The objective of this project is to automatically track the movement of pallet in real-time. After many rounds of trial and error, this is the final most realistic and acceptable result of the usage of the current UHF RFID Gen2 ISO18000-6c Passive RFID Technology, we embedded 2 RFID inlay into each plastic pallet, & installed [...]

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EPC Gen 2 RFID technology are used to track 10,000 freight wagons, locomotives and passenger cars, helping the company to manage rail cars and work processes within its rail yards.  (http://www.rfidjournal.com/article/view/8594  ) Finnish state-owned railroad operator VR Group and its VR Transpoint subsidiary, Finland’s largest logistics services provider, are employing EPC Gen2 RFID technology to track [...]

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Confidex Ironside was hammered by customer 3 times and still working well. ( Although the shape changed ). They wish to stimulate that the tag was bang by forklift, or vehicle was hit by other objects or involved in accident, and check if the tag still survived and working. The client was impressed of the [...]

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EcoSensa on March 24th, 2009

According to scdigest.com, it is coming up on six years since Wal-Mart first announced its intention to roll out an RFID tagging program with suppliers. SCDigest took a look back, and came out with an excellent historical timeline of major announcements and events associated with Walmart RFID rollout. For a graphical view of this timeline, [...]

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EcoSensa on March 17th, 2009

Confidex Ironside – Best in Class Ruggedized Metal RFID UHF Gen2 Tag • Class 1 Gen 2 Passive • On-metal UHF tag to tag metal surface • Mounted, Screw-on form factor tags • 240 bit EPC memory and 512 bit User Memory • Withstand pressure 170kPa • Weather tolerance : UV and rain water resistant [...]

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EcoSensa on March 17th, 2009

RFID UHF Gen2 Mobile Handheld Terminal with Excellent Read Distance and Performance. We have done a test and conclude that the RELIABLE read distance is approx 5~6feets (1.5~1.8meters). Please note that you can observe in the video clip, that it can still be read at 7~8feets (2meters), but reliability drop. Video here : http://www.metacafe.com/watch/2575814/uhf_gen2_mobile_handheld_terminal_excellent_read_distance_n_performance/  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHv9uBb6LoY     [...]

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editor on February 5th, 2009

Regulatory status for using RFID in the UHF spectrum 5 January 2009 The table attached provides an overview of the Ultra High Frequency (UHF) regulations worldwide. Suggestions for amendments, updates or additions to this report are welcome and should be communicated to Henri Barthel at GS1 Global Office (henri.barthel@gs1.org). Each entry includes the following data: [...]

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EcoSensa on July 30th, 2008

EPCglobal was formed in October, 2003 as the successor organization to the MIT AutoID Center, the original creator of the EPC ( Electronic Product Code ). EPCglobal is formed under the umbrella of GS1 ( formerly known as EAN UCC ).  I could still recall the historical moment where AutoID was dissolved and EPCglobal was formed, that was [...]

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