18 May 2020
Neotech-AMT makes equipment for 3D printing of electronics. This primarily involves printing circuits, interconnects and mounting components onto the surface of existing 3D objects, but can also involve 'fully additive' manufacturing, in which the entire object is 3D printed with electronic functionality incorporated into the structure.
10 Apr 2019
Smart Packaging Counteracting the Lost Moment of Truth
In the new report "Smart Packaging 2019-2029", IDTechEx Research finds that electronic smart packaging will become a $1.8 Billion market in 2029.
27 Mar 2019
IDTechEx visited the Powercast booth at the IDTechEx Show. We caught up with them about their most recent product launches and progress developing RF charging products.
17 Aug 2015
IoT on the ski slopes
EpicMix Time will calculate and display up-to-the-minute chairlift and gondola line wait times across 55 core lifts and gondolas, as well as 13,600 acres of skiable terrain in Colorado.
8 Jul 2015
Infratab is a privately held company founded in 2002 and headquartered in Oxnard, CA, USA, with offices in Bangalore, India and Dublin, Ireland. The company makes and sells semi-active RFID sensors and software based on Infratab Freshtime technology platform which simply and securely monitors, tracks, traces and communicates a perishable's condition throughout the supply chain.
5 Nov 2014
The Internet of Things and the potential for RFID
RFID was invented seven decades ago, however, 23% of all the RFID tags ever sold were sold in 2013. In 2014, a further 1.12 billion RFID tags will be sold versus the total number of tags sold in 2013.
22 Apr 2009
How green is RFID?
In these days of environmental consciousness, what are RFID's green credentials? Is RFID a net positive or negative contributor to the campaign to help the planet?
22 Apr 2009
RFID tags from UPM Raflatac connect a French magazine to the internet
The latest issue of French publication Amusement is equipped with a UPM Raflatac RFID tag - providing readers with a link to exclusive content online.
21 Apr 2009
RFID Market Forecasts 2009-2019
IDTechEx announces the new report RFID Forecasts, Players & Opportunities 2009-2019, which addresses the global RFID situation. Areas of growth, undersupply and oversupply and trends are given based on extensive new primary research. The report provides an unprecedented level of forecasts split in many ways. Here the primary author, Raghu Das, gives a summary of the report findings.
24 Sep 2008
RFID Truths: The Real State of the RFID Market
By value, we forecast that in 2009 the value of the RFID market will grow by 23% over 2008, and in 2010 it will grow by 25% over 2009 - not exponential, but still very strong growth.
16 May 2008
Japanese companies introduce RFID Crystagram label
Currently, counterfeiting and the illegal distribution of many brand goods and other products continues throughout the world but now many countries and industries have introduced countermeasures using cutting-edge technologies.
27 Mar 2008
China repositions in RFID and prints more Part 2
One day there may be laws to tag all 150 million dogs in China and 2.4 billion pigs yearly but IDTechEx finds that there is no hurry to do this and when it is done it will almost certainly be on a province by province basis.
13 Nov 2007
Medical errors may soon be a relic of the past USA
Smart, wireless, RFID skin patches for identification and diagnostic applications are now being manufactured by Frank Sammeroff Ltd., who has formed a strategic alliance with Gentag, Inc. for the production of the patches.
17 Aug 2007
Diagnostic Skin Patches
Gentag, Inc. and The CORE Institute® in the USA have announced a joint collaborative effort to develop and market RFID diagnostic Skin Patches for Medical Applications in Orthopedics.
29 May 2007
RFID Progress in Retail to Mid 2007
IDTechEx has recently travelled to major RFID events in Europe and North America. Here are our conclusions on industry progress so far until mid 2007.
23 May 2007
The Prosperous Market for RFID
The market for RFID continues to surge forward, with investments, acquisitions and orders at record levels. The premier European IDTechEx conference RFID Europe, on the 18-19 September in Cambridge UK, will air all these aspects.
3 May 2007
The myth and reality of baggage tagging
Airports and airlines have been trialling RFID baggage tagging for at least fifteen years. There has been significant delay while they kept trialling incompatible solutions. However, that has now changed.
1 Oct 2006
Strong growth of RFID smart cards/ payment key fob
Contactless smart cards are the largest RFID sector by far and the business is booming. As a result of the reduced cost of the latest contactless systems IDTechEx forecast a boom in RFID smart cards.
7 Jul 2006
RFID in New Zealand and Australia
An analysis of RFID adoption in New Zealand and Australia. Australia and New Zealand have some leadership positions in adopting RFID but in some other respects, these countries are laggards in adopting RFID and need to benchmark against best practice elsewhere and catch up. Learn of the major RFID projects in these countries so far.