- COVER STORY
- Eliminating Waste
Businesses are adopting RFID to identify and eradicate the inefficiencies that impede growth and profits.
- VERTICAL FOCUS
- Benefits Fuel RFID Deployments
Oil and gas companies are adopting radio frequency identification technology to better manage assets and inventory, improve drilling and maintenance operations, and protect workers in dangerous environments. But industry experts say they're missing out on a powerful application.
- PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS
- Coming Clean About RFID Laundry Systems
Technology advancements, lower costs and complete solutions are among the reasons to consider automating the tracking of linens, towels and uniforms.
- OUT IN FRONT
- When Things Talk to One Another
Lower-power, wireless mesh-networking devices will enable objects to communicate without conventional RFID readers.
- OUT IN FRONT
- Warning: Damaged Goods!
A new tag designed by Cambridge Consultants could soon alert consumers that a parcel has been dropped in transit.
- The Return of RFID Certification
The International RFID Institute steps in to fill the hole left by CompTIA when it retired RFID+ certification.
- Making the RFID Market More Transparent
End users and systems integrators need more visibility into what products are available and who makes them.
- EDITOR'S NOTE
- Waste Not
RFID can help your business eliminate the waste problem rampant throughout many industries.
- ASHTON'S VIEW
- The Crisis of Consumption
Information can save us from eating, drinking and powering our way to extinction.
- INSIDE THE LABS
- Checking Services
A new GS1 standard will make it cost-efficient for retail pharmacies and distributors to verify e-pedigree data.
- SOFTWARE SAVVY
- Document Your Software Deployment Design
Every RFID project needs a blueprint that details software components, interfaces and other issues.
- TUNED IN
- Don't Just Automate—Innovate!
RFID can do much more than speed up existing processes.