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Welcome to the latest issue of the High Tech AIDCourier.
December and the year is almost done. For many of us this year has not
been the best, and I am sure you will all join me in looking forward to
2010. But what will 2010 bring for you? If you are like me, you are
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value back into our pensions and savings, and something that will help
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Technology News Briefs
As we move up to the holiday period there has been little in the way
of standards meetings in the past month. SC31 WG7's adhoc met in
Belgium to put together a draft of the new standard on Security for
If you want more information on ISO standardization or on any issue of RFID standardization, then email email@example.com.
Radio Frequency IdentificationIntelleflex gets an engineering team
From big chip maker
Combining Tracking and Theft Protection
In One Tag
Rhode Island Governor
Vetoes E-zpass Privacy Bill
Savi And Partners Launch
RFID Solution For Oil And Gas Industry
Savi's New Licensing Program
Slashes Costs for ISO 18000-7
Three RFID “Bright Spots”
Will Outpace Overall Market Growth
Against the supply chain grain
Researches 'fingerprint' RFID tags
To prevent counterfeiting
RFID: A New Hope
In a New Decade
General Patent Settles Lawsuit
With HID Global
Heads To The Yard
Want to tackle counterfeits?
Use butterfly wings!
With RFID in China?
RFID is set
To have a huge impact
iPico chosen as
Official RFID London marathon supplier
Wireless Dynamics unveils
Near-field/RFID reader for iPhone
Making the most of
RFID and EPC
Pharos Capital Group
Acquires Rush Tracking Systems
Slow And Steady Progress
$4.4M Marines RFID supply-chain contract
Rumor: 4th-gen iPhone
To be equipped with RFID reader
Savi and Partners
Launch RFID Solution for Oil and Gas Industry
Launches RFID Solutions
54% sales improvement from RFID
Launched in Manchester
India plans biometric IDs
For all its 1.16 billion citizens
Buck economic trend
Healthcare and Life Sciences
Can save hospitals $750K a year
Medical Smart Container
Wisconsin Blood-Tracking Study
Moves to Phase 2
Using RFID technology
For endoscope management
Uses RFID to Better Understand Its Clinics
bar codeIn Japan,
Even the Barcodes Are Well Designed
Learn to Hack Barcodes
With Your Brain
Patent litigation settlement
boosts 2D barcode market
And low power RF radio technology
Just check out how our technologies fare!
Press ReleasesA regular feature of HighTechAIDCourier will be a review of interesting press releases from around the world. Please send your press releases to firstname.lastname@example.org,, but do not forget to include a URL to the full release on your web site. Here are this month’s selections:
AIM Announces Leadership Changes
Leading AIDC Association Conducts Search for New President
Warrendale, PA -- December 1, 2009 -- AIM, the international association and recognized authority on bar code, RFID, and enterprise mobile computing, today announced that a search has begun for a new President.
Sirit Adds Partner Portal Functionality to Website
November 20, 2009 - Sirit Inc. (“Sirit”) announces the launch of its newly developed partner portal which further expands its redesigned website’s functionality, providing certified partners access to the latest supporting documentation and product downloads for Sirit's broad portfolio of industry leading reader and tag products.
Sirit, 3M Brazil Partner with Dbtrans
New RFID Electronic Payment Process Installed in Southern Brazil
SRA Wins pRFID Contract from U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command
Helping improve logistics and supply chain management in support of USMC Marine Expeditionary Forces
Sirit Installs Second Electronic Toll System in Colombia
Toronto, ON – November 11, 2009 – Sirit Inc. (“Sirit”)(TSX: SI), a global provider of radio frequency identification (“RFID”) technology, announces the launch of its second toll installation in Colombia.
New Products, New Partners, New Ideas Create a Diversity of Contactless Solutions
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, November 10th, 2009 – Highlighting the growing diversity of contactless applications, INSIDE Contactless, a leading provider of advanced, open-standard contactless chip technologies, will present “A Contactless Universe” at CARTES & IDentification Congress 2009, showcasing a variety of contactless solutions by INSIDE partners in the areas of payments, identity, NFC and more, as well as presentations by INSIDE executives. http://www.insidecontactle
RF Controls’ ITCS Delivers 3D Tag Location with a Single Antenna
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--RF Controls, LLC, creators of the standards-based Intelligent Tracking and Control System (ITCS®), which provides real-time location of items that have been tagged with inexpensive passive UHF RFID tags, today announced a further breakthrough in system performance. http://www.businesswire.com
INSIDE CONTACTLESS POWERS INNOVATIVE TAGGO CARD AGGREGATOR AND STOREFRONT
Mobile Phone Stickers to Replace Membership Cards for Wide Range of Retailers
ASK present at Cartes show 2009, November 17-19, Paris
To showcase enhanced product portfolio
INSIDE AND TWINLINX TEAM ON MYMAX NFC STICKER
Seek Payment Certification to Help Banks Start 2010 NFC Mobile Payment Rollouts
Sirit Adds Solution-Oriented Features to INfinity 510 RFID Reader
3.0 Firmware Introduces Stray Tag Elimination Technology
New Bangkok Office and Testing Facility to Help Expand MicroPass® Production Capacity
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, November 3rd, 2009 – Expanding its operations in Asia, INSIDE Contactless, the world leader in advanced open-standard contactless chip technologies, today announced the opening of a representative office in Bangkok, Thailand, to coordinate engineering support for its production subcontractors throughout Asia, including a new secured semiconductor probing facility in Bangkok operated by United Test and Assembly Center Ltd (UTAC).
Savi Announces New 'UnwiredPlanet(TM)' Licensing Program for Wireless Sensor Networking
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on its successful ISO 18000-7 licensing program, Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Savi today announced the launch of UnwiredPlanet(TM), its next-generation patent licensing program with reduced pricing and a broader portfolio of wireless sensor networking patents.
New Technology Reduces Risk of IVF Laboratory Mistakes by Electronically Identifying Sperm, Eggs and Other Materials for Each Patient
Unique software increases safety and security of infertility treatment by accurately tracking every step of the process.
VeriChip Corporation Completes Acquisition of Steel Vault Corporation
Corporation to be Named PositiveID, Better Reflecting the Focus on Developing Rapid Virus Detection System for the H1N1 Virus and Glucose-Sensing RFID Microchip
Verification Tools for 2-Dimensional Bar Codes Introduced by GS1 US
Test card for use with verifier devices to improve quality of all 2D bar code symbols. Project collaborators included AIM, Ohio University, Pitney Bowes and PIPS.
The Final CommentWe always try to find something to keep away those boring evenings while you wait to get back to work. This month is no exception, try these:
Invisible rope trips up unsuspecting passers-by
Try to slow up Alzheimer's Disease.
Tap that tune
For Band-aid fans
Create your own official seal
How smart are you? Solve these puzzles:
Handy default password list for network devices
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