- The Network Effect
EPCglobal standards for sharing RFID data securely over the Internet are now set. Several companies have tested them in real-world pilots, but most companies are just starting to realize their value.
- COVER STORY
- Airbus' Grand Plans for RFID
Think the Airbus A380—the world's largest passenger airplane—is big? Consider the jet maker's company-wide RFID program, which extends from tracking goods in its global supply chain to manufacturing and in-service operations.
- VERTICAL FOCUS
- As You Like It
RFID can help hotels, resorts and restaurants both attract and retain customers by providing personalized and convenient services.
- EDITOR'S NOTE
- The "Fly-by-Wire" Supply Chain
- OUT IN FRONT
- RFID Teaches Horses Table Manners
A Swedish company has developed an RFID feeder that apportions food automatically and provides data to manage each horse's health.
- OUT IN FRONT
- RFID Tour Guides
Hundreds of tags are helping hikers at Italy's Mont Avic Regional Park learn more about nature.
- Item-Level RFID Gears Up
Many companies are tracking individual items, rather than pallets or cases, because that's where they see the biggest return on investment.
- PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS
- SimCity for the RFID Crowd
With RFID network simulation software, you can design and test your RFID infrastructure from the comfort of your computer.
- INSIDE THE LABS
- Tagging Smallish Objects
By integrating an RFID antenna in the silicon chip, we can create tiny tags.
- ASHTON'S VIEW
- We Built This City on RFID
A high-tech cluster can spur economic growth. So how do you create one for RFID?