Boeing has developed a system that uses RFID technology to cut the time it takes to check oxygen generators from 13 hours to just eight and a half minutes. Boeing is working with Fujitsu to offer the service to airlines. “We did a workshop with Japan Airlines to identify ways in which we could use RFID to speed up the maintenance process – it was the first project of its kind,” says Phil Coop, programme manager at Boeing. “The RFID tags allow one person to scan the oxygen generators with an RFID handheld reader and read the tags with all
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