The Orangeburg, S.C. Department of Public Utilities has tagged 4,000 utility poles with RFID tags, and hopes to tag an additional 5,000 this summer. The largest municipal electric utility in South Carolina stands to boost revenues by affixing tags to its assets in the field. Tagging assets like telephone poles and generators at substations is [...]
Black Elk Energy specializes in buying under producing oil and gas wells, primarily in the Gulf of Mexico, and applying capital and technology to make them profitable. Black Elk is also a proponent of deploying technology within its internal operations, including an RFID-based document tracking system that allows it to locate documents quicker. The system [...]
Black Elk Energy specializes in buying oil and gas wells, primarily in the Gulf of Mexico, that are under-producing and applying capital and technology to make them profitable. By the end of 2011, the company was valued at nearly $950 million. The company also deploys technology within its internal operations, including an RFID-based document tracking [...]
Sustainable Management Systems has completed a pilot with the Orangeburg, S.C. Department of Public Utilities to deploy RFID across a network of transmission and distribution poles. The utility was able to reduce overall inspection and maintenance time by a minimum of 45 percent through SMS’ PIMS workflow process application. By affixing RFID tags to utility [...]
RFID is clearly impacting all industries. A new white paper from Motorola addresses how UHF RFID solutions are resulting in major operational efficiencies in retail, warehousing, manufacturing, government, utilities, healthcare and transportation. Click here to download the new white paper.
Emerging smart meter deployments and supply chain applications that rely on RFID will both benefit from a move to make more radio spectrum available for new and emerging commercial technologies in New Zealand. The report in the New Zealand National Business Review states that (RFID) systems such as those used in supply chain management and [...]
RFID technology is being used more and more to track assets and employees in the healthcare, finance, and technology industries. The technology is slowly making its presence known in the utility sector as well. Alco Water Service, an investor-owned water utility in Salinas, Calif., is using an active RFID solution to track employees as they [...]