From the Editor's Desk
Welcome to the latest issue of the High Tech AIDCourier.
As the New Year moves on, we are starting to see some positive movements in our industry. The news is good, though the recovery seems to still be slow. I am pleased to see that there have already been some major announcements in 2010 and I believe it signals a good year for all of us.
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Technology News Briefs
January was a quiet month in the standards world with no new actions. The ballot on ISO/IEC 18000-6 closed in January with comments and so we will be meeting in March to resolve those comments and hopefully get this standards sent to final ballot and publication at last.
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Radio Frequency IdentificationMost Important Trend in 2010
Includes Dash7 Alliance
Airbus Places RFID Order
Acquires GE's Asset Intelligence
Spectrum for RFID Tags
Offers Transatlantic Alignment
ERC Recommendation 70-03
European regulations for SRDs
ECC Ultra Wide Band decision
Who's afraid of RFID?
Land Transportation Office project
Droids, iPhones, and RFID
To drive new mobile apps
Where Privacy and Technology Coexists
Time Domain Launches
Interactive Retail Technology Platform
Common Radio Frequency Tag Readers
Might Trouble Pacemakers
How Radio Frequency Identification affects you
Growing in 2010
First UHF Tag for Animal Identification System
China and Taiwan seek
Cooperation in RFID
New biometric certification testing
Access Control and Biometrics in UK Companies
The Next Wave
Of Airline Security Systems http://www.businessweek.com/globalbiz/content/jan2010/gb2010018_530135.htm
Healthcare and Life Sciences
New RFID-Enabled Cabinet For Healthcare
Global Healthcare User Group chooses
GS1 as sole system of standards in healthcare
RTLSWill this be the Year
That RFID Security is Implemented?
The World's largest
RTLS Healthcare deployment
A DoD UID Bar Code Marking System?
Smartphone capabilities barrier to mobile marketing
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:
Ontario Superior Court of Justice Issues Interim Order
Regarding Sirit Special Meeting of Shareholders
Notice of Special Meeting and Management Information Circular
to be Filed and Mailed Next Week
Inside Contactless Powers 2010 Paybefore Award Winner
MicroPass-Based PayID Card from U.S. Bank Wins Most Innovative Prepaid Program Award
Major Smart Card Market Players Join Forces To Advance Open And Secure Public Transport Smart Card Applications
Smart Card Makers Giesecke & Devrient and Oberthur Technologies, and Chip Providers Infineon and INSIDE Contactless Launch Initiative to Establish Open Standard
MAINtag and Tego Win Airbus Tender for High-Memory RFID Flyable Parts Program
Airbus Selects FLYtag(TM) Technology for Tagging Thousands of Parts and Components on the A350 XWB for Improved Maintenance and Logistics
Revere Security Joins AIM
Signals Commitment to Automatic Identification and Mobile Solutions
UID Suppliers Alliance Elects New Chair and Vice Chair
FLEXcon’s Ken Koldan and Horizons’ Don Sennott Assume Leadership Roles
Savi Announces New SmartChain® Supply Chain Solutions for Chemical, Oil & Gas, and Aerospace & Defense Industries
Savi, a leading provider of wireless supply chain and asset management solutions, today announced Savi SmartChain® software solutions customized for optimizing operations in the oil and gas, chemical and defense supplier industries.
ClearCount Medical Solutions Announces 510(k) Clearance of its SmartWand-DTX
System Allows Hospitals to Choose RFID-Based Detection Solution for the Prevention of Retained Surgical Sponges
Ubisense Transit Yard Management System Chosen as Mass Transit Magazine Top 20 Tech Innovation
Denver, Colorado, January 20, 2010. The Ubisense Transit Yard Management system, used by Metro Transit in its garages in metropolitan Minneapolis-St Paul, has been chosen as one of the top 20 Tech innovations by Mass Transit magazine.
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:
This vending machine
gives and gives and gives
4 Ways to Climb a Wall
updated in real time
the fast ball (sound; ActiveX control required)
your geography knowledge
Speaking of car crashes,
how about this one?
this is how Harvard students spend their time?
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