Is Your Business Health and Safety Compliant?

Resources and Education On Bringing Your Business Up To Par If you are a small business owner, entrepreneur, or startup, implementing health and safety policies for your employees can seem like a real headache. Thankfully, there are free resources out there that make it simple to lay the foundation for a healthy and happy safety compliant workforce. Occupational Safety & Health Administration Employers in the US can find available support for free on the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) site. Along with easy to follow guides, you can also find out about the Safety ... Read more

Mobile Phone Indoor Positioning Systems (IPS) and Real Time Locating Systems (RTLS) 2014-2024

NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Mobile Phone Indoor Positioning Systems (IPS) and Real Time Locating Systems (RTLS) 2014-2024 The term Indoor Positioning Systems (IPS) primarily concerns location-based services on mobile phones where GPS does not work. The term Real Time Locating Systems (RTLS) primarily concerns locating people and things at a distance, securely, using second generation RFID. The subjects are converging with Apple, Samsung, Google, Nokia, Microsoft, Hewlett ... Read more

Global Real Time Locating Systems (RTLS) Market Expected to Reach $43.7 Billion by 2020

PORTLAND, Oregon, December 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a  new market research report titled "Real Time Locating Systems (RTLS, RFID, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, UWB, GPS, IR, NFER, ZigBee and Emerging Technologies) and Application (Manufacturing, Healthcare, Transportation & Logistics, Retail, Public Safety and Defense) Market  - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Growth, Share, Trends, and Forecast, 2012 - 2020" by Allied Market Research, the global Real Time Locating Systems (RTLS) market was worth $11.7 billion and it is expected to grow to $43.7 billion by 2020 at a CAGR of 20.7% from 2013 to 2020. GPS has emerged as a market leader among all ... Read more

RFID Software Data Avalanche

RFID chips have the potential to produce huge amounts of information. How will companies recognize valuable data and avoid getting buried by what they don't need? Within 10 years, it's expected that billions of radio-frequency identification chips will be attached to shipping pallets, boxes, and even individual items, each generating a silent "here I am" signal at least three times per second. Those signals will be picked up by 300 million RFID readers located in warehouses, distribution centers, and other facilities worldwide. ... Read more

Companies Adopting RFID Despite Challenges

InformationWeek Many companies across a variety of industries are either deploying radio frequency identification systems or plan to adopt the product-tracking technology. Many companies across a variety of industries are either deploying radio frequency identification systems or plan to adopt the product-tracking technology, despite concerns over the high cost and lack of good integration tools and standards, a survey released Wednesday showed. The survey of 135 attendees at last week's Frontline Conference and Expo confirms the findings of analyst firms, which say RFID mandates ... Read more

How RFID Will Help Mommy Find Johnny

Florida theme park uses SafeTzone application to help visitors locate other members of their group. Wannado City is helping parents keep better track of their kids with radio-frequency identification chips embedded in wristbands. The $40 million Fort Lauderdale, Fla., theme park, which opened in August, issues RFID wristbands to visitors as part of general admission. The wristbands have a microchip from Texas Instruments Inc. that wirelessly transmits a signal to antennas in reader devices from RF Code Inc. that are positioned throughout the ... Read more

RFID, Fast Follower Strategies Don’t Mix

Gene Alvarez The most common reaction to RFID in the retail industry appears to be apprehension. That's not a reason to stand still, however. RFID is not a technology that lends itself easily to a "fast follower" strategy, due to heavy infrastructure, as well as business process and application, requirements. Key questions about retail RFID were asked by attendees at the annual National Retail Federation Conference in New York City as three major retailers -- Wal*Mart, Tesco and Metro Group -- presented their ... Read more

Protective Clothing Market – Oil & Gas, Construction, Healthcare, Mining, Military, Firefighting

NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Protective Clothing Market by Application (Thermal, Chemical, Mechanical, Biological/Radiation, Visibility), End-Use Industry (Oil & Gas, Construction, Health Care, Mining, Military, Firefighting) & Material - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018 The protective clothing market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.0% over the next five years to reach $8 billion by 2018. Asia-Pacific, with its flourishing economy and rapidly expanding industrial sectors, is an emerging market ... Read more

RFID Market Is Expected to Reach at $30.24 Billion in 2024

Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 11/12/2013 -- This report provides the key data and analysis of extensive research including interviews with RFID adopters and solution providers in the various applicational RFID markets, giving an unprecedented level of insight into the total RFID industry and what is really happening. IDTechEx find that in 2013, the total RFID market is worth $7.88 billion, up from $6.98 billion in 2012, and growing to $9.2 billion in 2014. This includes tags, readers and software/services for RFID cards, ... Read more

RFID Journal LIVE! 2014, the RFID Industry’s Largest Event

NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RFID Journal announced today that registration is now open for RFID Journal LIVE! 2014 (, the world's premier conference and exhibition focused on radio frequency identification (RFID) and its many business applications. The event will open with a keynote presentation from Kim Phillips, Marks & Spencer's head of packaging. During this session, Phillips will share how the leading British retailer has embraced RFID at all of its stores. Attendees will learn why the company expects the technology's future ... Read more
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