Tag Archives: RFID

NTT DATA’s Shamlan Siddiqi on Six Focus Areas of Government IT Modernization

Shamlan Siddiqi, chief technology officer of NTT DATA’s public sector business, has said the federal government should advance information technology modernization in order to meet the needs and expectations of citizens. He wrote in a white paper that IT modernization is now a necessity and government agencies should plan for that modernization effort by focusing on six areas: data and intelligence; customer experience; internet of things; intelligent automation; cybersecurity; and IT optimization.

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DoD Orders Additional Savi-Made RFID Tags

Savi Technology has received orders from two Defense Department agencies to supply more than 48K active radio-frequency identification tags. The company said Monday it will provide the tagging systems as part of the second and final option year under DoD’s potential $102M RFID-IV contract. U.S. and international defense clients have received more than …

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Booz Allen Unveils Mobile Security Platform; Dee Dee Helfenstein Quoted

Booz Allen Hamilton has launched a technology platform designed to help organizations manage the security of mobile devices and address workplace mobility challenges. District Defend works to adjust the security settings of a mobile device to the physical location’s security requirements, the company said Thursday. The platform leverages radio frequency identification …

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Boeing subsidiary installs ESI platform at BAE Systems Nashua plant

Boeing’s Tapestry Solutions subsidiary has rolled out its Enterprise Sensor Integration software system at BAE Systems’ facility in Nashua, New Hampshire, to help the British firm modernize its manufacturing infrastructure. Boeing said Monday it integrated Impinj Speedway radio frequency identification readers, Mojix STAR wide-area RFID sensors and other enterprise resource planning …

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CSRA Subsidiary to Provide Army Passive RFID Tech

CSRA‘s SRA International subsidiary has been awarded a five-year, $25.5 million contract to provide a common, integrated radio frequency identification system to the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Monday that the Army will implement passive Radio Frequency Identification III technology to track, locate and identify commodities and assets. SRA is scheduled to complete …

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RFID Global’s Enterprise Software Receives Army Certificate of Networthiness, ATO

The U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command has awarded RFID Global Solution a certificate of networthiness and authority to operate for the company’s Visi-Trac 3.x enterprise software through June 7, 2019. The certification serves to help the company facilitate automated inventory management and asset tracking through its software and establish compliance with the Army’s data and security …

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RFID Journal to Host A&D Radio Frequency Tech Forum

RFID Journal will host an event focused on radio-frequency identification technologies for the aerospace and defense sector on Oct. 20 at the Long Beach Convention Center in California. The media company said Thursday the U.S. Air Force, Northrop Grumman and Delta Air Lines will participate in the event to share how they apply RFID technology in operations. RFID Journal …

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Army Wants Info on IT Platform Sources for Cargo, Parachute Inventory Mgmt System

The U.S. Army wants feedback from potential industry sources of a technology platform that could help the Army monitor its fleet of cargo and personnel parachute inventory. A FedBizOpps notice posted Friday stated that respondents should have commercial-off-the-shelf software or can provide modified-off-the-shelf software that can support 150 locations worldwide, 500 to 750 active users and 100 to …

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Lockheed Chooses Apptricity Supply Chain Tools for Asset Tracking, Maintenance

Lockheed Martin has selected Apptricity’s software product to help managed assets and work orders at C130J Super Hercules facilities. The software is built to automate asset tracking of maintenance equipment and hardware and computers for aircrew training using RFID applications and other technologies, Apptricity said Thursday. This includes management tools for supply …

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RF Controls Wins $400K Lockheed Contract to Track F-35 Assets

RF Controls LLC announced recently it received a contract from Lockheed Martin to install an antenna system to track assets for Lockheed’s Lightning II program. The $400,000 contract, according to RF Control officials, is one of many task orders to come. RF Controls commercializes on its “smart antenna” systems that possess …

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Ubisense to Support Savi Technology for Military Logistics Contract; Richard Green Comments

Ubisense will deliver its location intelligence systems to support Savi Technology‘s five-year contract for global asset planning and logistics tracking services to agencies such as the Defense Department, U.S. Coast Guard and NATO. “This contract signals a valuable opportunity for government agencies to significantly improve a variety of asset planning and logistics-related functions,” Richard …

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