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SecureRF and RFID Experts Group Among the Highlights of AIM 2015 Year in Review

Published February 23, 2016 by SecureRF in AIM Global, Legislation, News & Events, RFID, RFID Tag, RFID Technology

SecureRF is a proud member of AIM, a global association focused on the standards in barcode, RFID, RAIN, RTLS, NFC and mobile computing and its impact in the IoT. Today, AIM released the “2015 | Year in Review – Innovation & Technology Leaders” report which featured an article about the work of the RFID Experts Group chaired by SecureRF CEO, Louis Parks. As the demands on technology expanded over the […]


Louis Parks Named Chair of AIM’s RFID Experts Group

Published January 22, 2015 by SecureRF in AIM Global, News & Events, RFID, RFID Technology

AIM has announced new leadership for the association’s key committees in 2015. Louis Parks has been named chair of the RFID Experts Group (REG) which is responsible for addressing the standards and issues associated with RFID. The REG is currently comprised of more than 40 organizations from the U.S., Europe and Asia. SecureRF has been a member of AIM North America for several years and […]


Looking at Patent Trolls in the RFID and Wireless Communications Industry

Published September 30, 2013 by SecureRF in RFID, RFID Technology

Patent Assertion Entities (PAEs), also known as patent trolls, purchase patents and then attempt to generate revenue by suing entities that use the patented technology. Venture Beat claims that patent trolling is estimated to be a $29 billion industry. This fall the topic of patent trolls in the wireless industry is being examined by two different organizations. The Federal Trade Commission wants to learn about […]


RFID at the Olympics, Revisited

Published August 3, 2012 by SecureRF in Anti-counterfeiting, RFID, RFID Tag, RFID Technology, Security

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher Four years ago I wrote a blog post about the use of RFID at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing Olympic Tickets: RFID Security in Sports Illustrated https://www.securerf.com/RFID-Security-blog/?p=61. RFID technology was used in 2008 Olympic event tickets and the chips contained the bearer’s photograph, passport details, addresses, e-mail and telephone numbers. These RFID enabled tickets were touted as a deterrent and an […]


“RFID Journal LIVE! 2012: Highlights & Discussion” – the RFID Security Alliance Open Forum topic for 4/18/2012

Published April 16, 2012 by SecureRF in RFID, RFID Security Alliance, RFID Technology

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher The RFID Security Alliance holds a monthly open forum about topics related to securing radio frequency identification systems. Attendees can dial in or, if in the San Francisco, CA area, attend in person. April’s topic is “”RFID Journal LIVE! 2012: Highlights & Discussion.” Neil Mitchell, the RFIDSA Vice-Chair, will lead a discussion of what happened at the recent RFID Journal […]


“Outlook for 2012,” the RFID Security Alliance Open Forum topic for 1/11/2012

Published January 5, 2012 by SecureRF in NFC, RFID, RFID Security Alliance, RFID Tag, RFID Technology, Sensors

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher The RFID Security Alliance holds a monthly open forum about topics related to securing radio frequency identification systems. Attendees can dial in or, if in the San Francisco, CA area, attend in person. January’s topic is “Outlook for 2012.” What do you think is the outlook in 2012 related to RFID, NFC and security? Share your views with other RFID […]


RFID Security Alliance Open Forum on 12/14/2011: RFID Security in Retail

Published December 9, 2011 by SecureRF in RFID, RFID Security Alliance, RFID Technology, Security

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher The RFID Security Alliance holds a monthly open forum about topics related to securing radio frequency identification systems. Attendees can dial in or, if in the San Francisco, CA area, attend in person. December’s topic is RFID Security in Retail presented by Justin Patton, RFID Research Center Managing Director at University of Arkansas. Topics will include: Required security for UHF […]


M2M Security, the RFID Security Alliance Open Forum topic for 11/9/2011

Published November 8, 2011 by SecureRF in Embedded Systems, NFC, RFID, RFID Security Alliance, RFID Technology, Security, Sensors

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher The RFID Security Alliance holds a monthly open forum about topics related to securing radio frequency identification systems. Attendees can dial in or, if in the San Francisco, CA area, attend in person. November’s topic is M2M Security Recent developments in cloud-based computing and the introduction of smartphones with onboard AutoID, sensory and data communications capabilities have altered the M2M […]


The Growth in Google Results for RFID Security Keywords

Published July 1, 2011 by SecureRF in Hacks, RFID, RFID Technology, Security

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher One of the things I do in my marketing role is to monitor various keywords used to find our website, track how many times they appear as results in a Google search over time and where our site and this blog fall within the rankings. As I was updating my list, I was surprised to see how much growth there […]


RFID Security Alliance Open Forum 7/13/2011: What’s New in NFC?

Published June 28, 2011 by SecureRF in RFID, RFID Security Alliance, RFID Technology

Contributed by Joanne C. Kelleher The RFID Security Alliance holds a monthly open forum about topics related to securing radio frequency identification systems. Attendees can dial in or, if in the San Francisco, CA area, attend in person. July’s topic is What’s New in NFC? This will be a panel discussion featuring: Michael McCartney, QLM Consulting Neil Mitchell, T2M Randy Stigall, UPM-Raflatac An open discussion […]


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