Radio-Frequency Identification

Young ICT achievers aim for upgraded version of society

This year's three winners of the Outstanding Youth ICT Achiever Awards share a common dedication to hard work, excellence and improving society via technology.

Saturday, 7 July, 2012, 12:00am

Talking points

Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories ...

Police watchdog reports on vice-premier's visit

3 May 2012 - 12:00am

Five-year upgrade doubles airport's baggage capacity

Baggage-handling capacity at Hong Kong International Airport has been doubled under a five-year project that cost HK$750 million.

2 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Science plus security

Hotel guests can now check-in to their rooms immediately upon arrival at their preferred 5-star accommodation without the hassle of waiting in reception.

It is happening in tech-savvy hotels worldwide, including in Hong Kong, and leading the pack in rolling out this digital option is The Peninsula, which is part of the Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels group.

29 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Data security paramount

Companies can face serious problems if confidential papers go missing and end up in the public domain due to the unsafe disposal of classified waste.

20 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Where did all the jobs go?

Great news - the digital revolution has only just started, but will prove as momentous as the Industrial Revolution in changing the face of work, life and society. Not so great news - this new economic revolution is already reducing job opportunities and creating a challenge for already hard-pressed countries of how to distribute the increasing prosperity.

28 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

There can be legal problems rehoming an animal when its owner dies

Earlier this month, Sally Andersen, founder of Hong Kong Dog Rescue (HKDR), had to re-home a dog that was the surviving member of a household.

'A Chihuahua was found in its apartment after the owner had already been dead for two days,' she says.

30 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Enormous ambitions

Transportation and logistics account for more than 7 per cent of Hong Kong's gross domestic product (GDP) and employ over 210,000 workers.

14 May 2011 - 12:00am

Programme agenda

9-9.10am Welcome Address

Joseph Chua Phi chairman, GS1 Hong Kong, president and executive director, IDS Group

9.10-9.20am Opening Address by Guest of Honour

Rita Lau Ng Wai-lan Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development

5 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

HK to show it has the smarts on urban life

Hong Kong's exhibition at the Shanghai Expo to prove it is one of the world's most habitable cities will showcase the city's energy and strength in connectivity, a designer for the project says.

16 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Dog microchip shortfall revealed

About 16 per cent of 802 dog owners polled recently had not put microchips in their dogs and 11 per cent displayed ignorance of the rabies ordinance, chief editor of My Pet magazine, Tang Kwai-sim, said. The survey last month found 84.3 per cent of respondents' had used the implants on their dogs.

7 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Progress Software, Leo Paper target mainland

Progress Software Corp of the United States expects its new strategic partnership with Hong Kong's Leo Paper Group to help it generate more business on the mainland.

The firms aim to promote the adoption of radio frequency identification (RFID) and complex event process technologies in manufacturing and logistics on the mainland, in Hong Kong and Taiwan.

28 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Motorola deal to improve airport luggage handling

The Hong Kong International Airport is intensifying its use of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology four years after introducing a HK$50 million pioneering electronic baggage-tracking system.

12 May 2009 - 12:00am

Suppliers starting to enjoy benefits of technology

Developing better supply chain management, in which electronic product code (EPC) and radio frequency identification (RFID) play key roles, will improve the automatic identification of goods.

10 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Manufacturer looks to RFID for food safety and quality

Radio frequency identification, or RFID, technology could serve as a 'state-of-the-art feature' for product traceability, said George Tsang Hing-hung, chief operating officer at Lee Kum Kee, a producer of Chinese sauces and condiments. 'We believe it could offer traceability to distributors and wholesalers throughout the supply chain.'

10 Oct 2008 - 12:00am