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Posted: 29 May 2020
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Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is a successful technology for contactless identification of assets to create trusted identities that help optimize processes, prevent errors and increase safety. Two successful RFID technologies have emerged over the past years:
  • Near Field Communication (NFC)
  • RAIN® RFID (formerly known as UHF RFID)...
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Posted: 05 Sep 2017
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There are many applications for identification and sensing technologies that are driving a connected oil, gas and refinement ecosystem. Organizations in the industry are experiencing success to help automate processes, improve visibility across the operation, and minimize operational risk by embracing the Internet of Things (IoT). From operating an oil rig to tracking thousands of assets...

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Posted: 17 Dec 2013
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Waste management service companies face a number of challenges in an era of increased expectations related to efficiency and accountability, and the advent of demanding sustainability and other “green” initiatives.  Challenges include reducing unproductive trips, increasing route and fleet efficiencies, and potentially supporting the data-tracking needs of incentive-based customer...

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Posted: 24 Jul 2012
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Third-party certifications of HID Global products help integrators accelerate products to market, which enables their customers to more quickly implement systems that improve process efficiencies.

HID Global's industry and logistics RFID products become vital components in our customers' identification systems. By pursuing...

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Posted: 05 Jun 2012
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Outside the "traditional" application to mobile payment systems, smart posters or automated device configuration, NFC can also create greater efficiency, accuracy and cost savings in industrial applications.

Payment systems and marketing frequency programs are just the beginning for NFC technology. In addition to the mounting interest in NFC for...

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Posted: 25 Oct 2011
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Advancements in integrated chip and data storage technologies...

...have changed the world forever. We are now a global population connected in real time, sharing high-definition video from the palms of our hands. The incredible has become routine. UHF technology has the same potential to transform the RFID industry.

This month, the HID Global...

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