- More Industries Approach the RFID Inflection Point
At this year's RFID Journal LIVE! conference and exhibition, it was clear that a lot is happening—not only in apparel retail, but also in aerospace and electronics.
- New RFID Solutions for Specific Business Needs
Got a problem? Judging by what will be on display at LIVE! 2012, RFID solutions providers have been hard at work developing new products to address real business concerns.
- The Electronics Industry Discovers RFID—At Last
It appears that manufacturers of electronic devices have finally realized that the technology can reduce production costs and enhance products.
- Still Crazy After All These Years
Why I believe more passionately in radio frequency identification now than I did when I first launched RFID Journal, 10 years ago this week.
- Making RFID Easier
Simple solutions that can be deployed without any expertise would allow companies to track many items not currently being closely tracked—and this could lead to bigger deployments down the road.
- Enterprise Deployments Gain Momentum
2012 is unlikely to be a year of great economic growth, but more companies are expected to deploy RFID as architecture that delivers benefits across an enterprise.
- Apparel Retailers Get RFID
The VICS Item Level RFID Initiative's recent meeting and dinner revealed that great progress is being made toward the technology's adoption in retail apparel.
- Think Strategically, But Act Tactically
Manufacturing and construction are picking up in the United States, but it's still likely to be a year of modest growth, so companies will need to focus on boosting efficiencies.
- The Year That Was
2011 saw some economic ups and downs, but many companies turned to RFID to track the locations of their products and assets—and to monitor their conditions.
- For Retailers, the Times, They Are a-Changin'
Apple and Macy's are adapting to changing conditions created by online retailers and more demanding customers, but RFID will be needed for retailers to truly compete.
- U.S. Apparel Retailers Drive RFID Adoption
Large and midsize retailers are moving forward with deployments, as the industry comes together under the VICS Item Level RFID Initiative to ensure that companies embrace standards and common best practices.
- RFID Can Aid Green Initiatives
Mission Foods, the winner of our first RFID Journal Green Award, shows that RFID technology can help companies reduce waste and lessen the impact they have on the environment.
- Gerry Weber Shows How Retailers Benefit From RFID
The winner of this year's RFID Journal Award for Best RFID Implementation is using the technology across its value chain.
- Collaboration Can Accelerate RFID Adoption
Competitors working together can speed up the adoption of radio frequency identification, by agreeing on standards and how to implement them—which benefits all players.
- VHA Moves Toward RTLS Rollout
The department that manages health care for U.S. veterans is doing a good job of planning a nationwide rollout to more than 150 medical centers.