Nexite raises $67M for its new approach to tagging and tracking merchandise in physical stores

When it comes to commerce innovation, physical retail often feels like it gets the short end of the development stick against newer, faster-growing, more quantifiable (and still far from perfect) digi

RFID stickers could signal contaminated food

If a food item isn't safe to eat, it's best to find that out before someone eats it. But manual testing of every jar and bottle isn't possible, even when a threat, like the recent baby food scare, is

RagTagd reinvents the lost and found

Each day, kids go to school and lose things. But RagTagd, a Sydney-based company, is looking to fix that. RagTagd is a service that provides ultra-simple RFID tags in kids’ school uniforms and s

Now you can quantify your cat’s comings and goings too

Cat owners rejoice! Now you can quantify the comings and goings of your furry friend -- thanks to an app-controlled pet door that can send push notifications when Tibbles enters and leaves your abode.

SureFlap has an app-controlled pet door in the pipeline

Finally coming to the pet tech space this summer: an app-controlled cat door that will tell you when your pet has left the building. RIP privacy for pets!

Impinj soars 28% in internet-of-things IPO

It has been a very slow year for tech IPOs, but Seattle-based Impinj decided to brave the public markets and list on the Nasdaq today. The company priced at the top of the range at $14 and then saw it

Disney Research uses RFID tags to create powerless, low-cost interactive controllers

The team at Disney Research is up to its fun old tricks, this time finding some new uses for off-the-shelf RFID tags. Along with researchers from Carnegie Mellon, Disney’s laboratory wing has disco

Mini RFID Device Stores Personal Medical Data, Makes It Instantly Accessible

Japan-based chemical and tech company <a href="http://www.asahi-kasei.co.jp/asahi/en/index.html">Asahi Kasei</a> has developed a small healthcare product that should make life for paramedics, emergenc

RFID Solutions Provider IDENTEC Group Lands $7.5 Million

<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/identec.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.identecgroup.com/">IDENTEC Group</a>, a global RFID solutions provider, announced today t

Hitachi Develops Next-Generation RFID Tag

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Picture-2-620x210.png" /> Hitachi subsidiary <a href="http://www.hitachijoho.com/eng/company/index.html">Hitachi Information Systems</a>

RFID: Scaring Holiday Shoppers For Years & Years

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/rfidfla.jpg" />Well here's something to freak you out as you brave the <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/black-friday/">Black Friday

Keurig Could Put RFID Chips In Their Coffee Pods

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/keurig_rfid_reader_shot1.jpeg">According to an <a HREF="https://fjallfoss.fcc.gov/oetcf/eas/reports/ViewExhibitReport.cfm?mode=Exhibits&a

What's cheaper than buying an anti-RFID wallet?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/rfidwallet.jpg" />The following is in the interest of saving you money, which is probably my number one goal here at CG: preventing you f

RFIDify your iPhone

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/1268564624_w630_h285.jpg">Just think of all the fun you could have if the iPhone could interact with RFID tags. But you don't have to wai

OLED ID cards creepy, probably helpful

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26MB4XciEX0&hl=en_US&fs=1&rel=0&color1=0x3a3a3a&color2=0x999999&hd=1] I question the actually utility of this, except for in corpo

Tagged World Project uses RFID to evaluate "living willingness"

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/IMG_8183.JPG" alt="IMG_8183" title="IMG_8183" />One of the more interesting booths at CEATEC is that of the Tagged World Project. It aims

Review: Touchatag RFID System

You always remember your first time, right? That heady rush, the embarrassment that turns into passion, that sense that this, this moment right now, is what you’re living for. You could stay thi

Got a chipped ID? Hope you like sharing your private information

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/rolling-stones-sticky-fingers-133096.jpg" />I don't buy into a lot of cyber-scares, but having my vital statistics accessible to anybody

Hitachi develops world's smallest RFID chip

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/rfid.jpg" /> RFID technology seems to be on the rise lately. After Mitsubishi announced <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/04/03/mi

Major breakthrough for RFID? NEC cuts production costs by more than 90%

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/rfid.jpg" /> The Nikkei, a major Japanese business publication, is reporting that <a href="http://www.nec.com">NEC</a> is planning to se
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