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

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,…

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Louis Parks Named Chair of AIM's RFID Experts Group

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…

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Looking at Patent Trolls in the RFID and Wireless Communications Industry

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…

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RFID at the Olympics, Revisited

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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The Growth in Google Results for RFID Security Keywords

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…

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

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…

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