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This section includes articles about cutting-edge research, new products that could impact RFID systems and about creative uses of RFID technology.

RFID Weaves a Tale With New Loom Technology

Loominary, designed by researchers at American University and the University of Central Florida, allows game players to control a story's plot and action using an RFID-enabled loom.

Innovation Case Studies

RFID Helps Link Penguin Swimming Rates to Bumblefoot Infections

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden has equipped 13 of its penguins with RFID tags and installed readers at swimming pools, in order to determine how much time the aquatic birds spend in the water and correlate that data with the presence of lesions growing on their feet.

Innovation Features

Why Standardization Is Fundamental for the IoT in Brazil

Government officials, business leaders and experts are unanimous in upholding the maintenance of international standards as a factor of competitiveness.

Innovation Editor's Notes

When RFID Becomes Obsolete

What new technology will replace radio frequency identification for inventory management, asset tracking and other applications?

Innovation Expert Views

Innovation Best Practices

Pet Peeves

CDO Technologies' Robert Zielinski discusses the missteps some end users make when deploying RFID, and offers advice for how to avoid such errors.

Innovation How To Articles

Special Preview: "How to Choose the Right RFID System" Report—Hybrid RFID Systems

This step-by-step guide, created by RFID Journal's editors, helps companies match their particular requirements to the proper RFID system.

    Innovation Videos

    Innovation White Papers

    • The Impact of the IoT Demystified
      Published July 2017
      The Internet of Things is a modern-day buzzword expected to have a profound impact on society. But what is it, exactly? How will it be used and what impact will it have? Will it be helpful? Who will be the winners—and the losers? In this white paper, Qorvo's Cees Links provides an overview of what the IoT stands for and how it can have a strong impact on society. (8 pages)
    • RFID: Transformative Technology
      Published April 2017
      Radley Corp. explains why RFID technology provides a competitive advantage in the manufacturing sector. With realistic goals, a committed team and knowledgeable vendors, manufacturers can trust that incorporating RFID into their business is a viable option to help them stand out from the competition and succeed. (10 pages)
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