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  • Microsoft Launches New Embedded OS to Harness the Data of Devices

    Microsoft has unveiled the latest version of its Windows Embedded CE operating system-Windows Embedded Compact 2013-to help organizations capture the data of programmable logic controls and machine-human interface panels.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud13 June 13 18:16
  • How your authentication scheme could hurt your business

    Consumers often fail to perform transactions online due to authentication failure. But while they struggle, they also distrust websites with weak authentication procedures.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud17 April 13 19:30
  • Transport for London ticketing chief dubious about mobile NFC

    The head of business development at Transport for London (TfL), whose Oyster card system is one of the most successful contactless ticketing programmes in the world, claims he is “not convinced” about mobile payments using NFC.

    Written by Sophie Curtis15 Feb. 13 12:44
  • 10 tips on how to win the IT asset management challenge

    Companies have a lot to gain by maintaining control of IT assets. They can avoid massive unplanned expenses, increase productivity and provide easy access to information for decision making. When designing an IT asset management (ITAM) program, keep these tips in mind.

    Written by Brian Hollandsworth, product manager, ServiceNow12 Dec. 12 19:23
  • Father of RFID, Charles Walton, passes at 89

    Charles Walton, inventor of the RFID technology now common everywhere from warehouses to retail stores to public libraries, has died at the age of 89 in California.

    Written by Bob Brown29 Nov. 11 07:34
  • MIKOH wins first Singapore order

    MIKOH (ASX:MIK) has won its first order to supply RFID tags in Singapore, fulfilling its ambition of gaining a foothold in the market

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling04 Nov. 11 19:16
  • Bluechiip posts $3.6m FY11 loss

    Bluechiip (ASX:BCT) announced its FY11 loss grew 15%, as it ramped up efforts to commercialise its wireless tracking technology

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling31 Aug. 11 18:15
  • Perth's Fiona Stanley Hospital signs on with BT for communications and IT services

    The new Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth, Western Australia, will put communications and sustainability at the forefront of its IT agenda, thanks to an agreement with international services firm, Serco, for facilities management and support services. Serco will partner with BT for the project. Under the contract, BT will install and manage the hospital’s communications infrastructure and run a range of IT services.

    Written by Georgina Swan16 Aug. 11 12:22
  • Mikoh gets $750k investment

    Security technology Mikoh (ASX:MIK) will make a placement worth $750k to Kodiak Capital, stating the deal should give it the funds needed to pursue its Thai activities

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling02 June 11 17:28
  • Mikoh sells security label printing unit

    Asset security company Mikoh (ASX:MIK) has offloaded a business unit at a capital loss, but said it had entered a profit share deal that should let it nearly break even on the sale

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling09 May 11 17:47
  • MIKOH signs US RFID deal

    Security technology developer MIKOH (ASX:MIK) has won its first US deal for its AVI tamper-evident vehicular smart tags

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling25 Nov. 10 18:17
  • Qantas adopts RFID for domestic baggage checks

    Australian airline, Qantas (ASX:QAN) has penned a four-year deal with Unisys to provide a Baggage Reconciliation System (BRS) for its Australian domestic flights, to begin on 10 November.

    Written by Chloe Herrick25 Oct. 10 11:41
  • Controlling RFID tags to protect privacy

    A researcher is working on technology he hopes will be able to control RFID tags and protect private information.

    Written by Nick Barber19 April 10 06:30
  • Mikoh signs Thai EVR contract

    The contract to build an electronic vehicle registration system is expected to be worth over $27m within the first three years

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling17 March 10 15:44