RFID Stock Directory
3M Co ( NYSE:MMM) is the innovation company that never stops inventing. With $27 billion in sales, 3M employs about 80,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 65 countries. Radio frequency identification (RFID) has become an extremely reliable, valuable, and pervasive tool for monitoring the movement and status of items. 3M first developed this wireless tracking technology for use in library circulation systems. Today, our customers use it to keep tabs on pharmaceutical shipments, aircraft engine maintenance, tissue samples, legal and medical files, and much more. With constantly improving software and hardware, 3M RFID helps increase productivity while cutting the costs associated with theft and loss. 3M Dynatel™ locating and marking products provide solutions for locating, fault finding, accurate marking, and relocation of buried facilities for companies concerned with ensuring safety, restoring outages, minimizing operating costs and efficiently managing assets. Included are simple systems using passive and RFID technology for positive identification of buried facilities and functionality with industry standard GPS/GIS mapping systems.
Accenture Ltd. ( NYSE:ACN) is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 215,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$21.6 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2010. SAP NetWeaver (RFID): Accenture is building solutions with this suite of powerful Web-based systems integration tools and business applications to harness and harmonize the power of disparate systems, people and information. This allows seamless information flow that reduces total cost of ownership, enhances operational efficiency and creates unique business possibilities.
Active Control Technology Inc. ( TSX:ACT.V ) is involved in the design, manufacture and marketing of both wireless and fiber network solutions for mine communications, and the commercial security and access control industries. The Corporation has two product lines: ActiveMine(TM), a new fully integrated wireless and/or fiber communications and locating technology for underground coal mines, and ActiveSecure(TM), a family of wireless products for the access control industry. ActiveMine uses RFID technology. The active RFID Wi-Fi Tags, which can be carried by people or attached to high-value mobile mining assets, can be tracked within a Wi-Fi coverage area. Unlike most other tracking systems that require a separate network of hardware readers or gates to determine the location of tags, ActiveMine’s RFID Tags require no additional network hardware overlay.
Atmel Corporation ( NASDAQGS:ATML) is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of microcontrollers, capacitive touch solutions, advanced logic, mixed-signal, nonvolatile memory and radio frequency (RF) components. Leveraging one of the industry's broadest intellectual property (IP) technology portfolios, Atmel® is able to provide the electronics industry with complete system solutions focused on industrial, consumer, security, communications, computing and automotive markets. RFID: The Atmel CryptoRF® chips come with an embedded cryptographic engine and a dual authentication capability, resulting in product labels, tags, and cards that are virtually impossible to copy. These devices are especially useful in situations where counterfeiting is a threat, where ownership needs to be tracked, or where money is exchanged through a card transaction. The Atmel CryptoCompanion™ chip provides simple, plug-and-play authentication on the host end of the communication.
Avery Dennison Corp ( NYSE:AVY) helps make brands more inspiring and the world more intelligent. For 75 years the company has been a global leader in pressure-sensitive technology and materials, retail branding and information solutions, and organization and identification products for offices and consumers. A FORTUNE 500 company with sales of $6.5 billion in 2010, Avery Dennison is based in Pasadena, California and has employees in over 60 countries. Avery Dennison RFID is the world's largest manufacturer of ultra-high frequency RFID inlays and recently celebrated the sale of its one billionth inlay, an industry first. Featuring high-quality, innovative UHF, HF and NFC products and technical services, Avery Dennison RFID is dedicated to enabling significant improvements in asset management, product quality, process improvement and consumer experience. With a broad network of provider partners, Avery Dennison RFID serves industries including retail, aviation, supply chain, grocery and healthcare.
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