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May/June 2006

Magazine ArchiveMay/June 2006
MAY/JUN 2006

Features

  • SYSTEM UPDATE
  • A Guide to Today's Middleware
    The software platform between your RFID hardware and business applications could determine the success of your deployment.
  • COVER STORY
  • RFID's Silk Road
    Because of its growing importance as a manufacturing center, Asia will play a pivotal role in the global adoption of RFID technologies.
  • LAB TEST REPORT
  • Choosing an EPC Gen 2 Interrogator
    There are important differences between the Gen 1 and Gen 2 protocols. The RFID Alliance Lab found that there also are significant differences among the four commercially available EPC Gen 2 certified interrogators it tested.
  • VERTICAL FOCUS
  • RFID Is In Fashion
    Apparel and footwear retailers are finding that tagging goods—that is, individual garments and shoes—is well worth the investment.

Columns

Departments

  • Editor’s Note
  • All About Asia
  • Out in Front
  • RFID Earrings for Polar Bears
    Researchers with the U.S. Geological Survey worked with RFID technology providers to develop tags that could withstand the harsh Arctic climate.
  • Out in Front
  • RFID Could Help Crop Yields
    Cotton growers can lose 200 to 300 pounds of cotton per acre if the plants get too much or too little water. Worse, the damage can be done to the plants before they show any outward signs of being distressed.
  • Perspective
  • The End of HF for Items?
    Wal-Mart has come out in favor of using UHF RFID tags instead of HF to track unique items, but it's not clear whether other end users will go along.
  • Perspective
  • RFID Goes to School
    Over the past 18 months, many universities have jumped on the RFID bandwagon and opened RFID labs.
  • Product Developments
  • Interrogators Start to Evolve
    Vendors are responding to end users' needs by introducing interrogators designed for specific tasks and locations.
  • Product Developments
  • RFID Meets Wi-Fi
    Active RFID systems are ideal for tracking large assets over long distances.
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