- Taking the LEAP
Information technology is critical to the future of manufacturing. The EU LinkedDesign project aims to help manufacturers harness and use information.
- Embedding RFID Tags Into Wearables
RFID technology represents an easy and efficient method for authenticating wearable devices, and for storing important information about those products.
- An Industry With 'High' Growth Potential
There are many ways in which RFID hardware and software could effectively help the marijuana industry monitor the production, shipment and sale of pot.
- New FCC Rules Could Threaten RFID, IoT Development
The agency's new equipment-authorization rules impact where manufacturers can cost-effectively conduct R&D for devices certified for sale in the United States.
- Volkswagen AG Forges Ahead With Transparent Prototype
In accordance with German automotive Industry 4.0 initiatives, the company currently receives RFID-tagged prototype parts from more than 150 suppliers for its Volkswagen, Porsche and Audi brands.
- The Growing Use of RTLS by Manufacturers
Manufacturing companies are looking to real-time location systems to improve their operational efficiency and lower operational costs by tracking equipment, goods, materials, work orders, safety, assembly lines, distribution and other growing applications.
- Use Your EPC to Indicate Country of Origin
By employing a simple coding scheme, you can quickly identify where items in your supply chain were manufactured, and ensure that your customs declarations are accurate.
- Tracking Transformations
EPCIS 1.1 connects the life cycle of a finished product to its raw materials.
- When Does Tracking Workers Make Sense?
The right system can provide safety, privacy and security, and serve the interests of both a company and its employees.
- Sharing Tag Space
Gen2v2 lets supply-chain partners manage their own information.
- Uncomplicating the Supply Chain
RFID can provide visibility into manufacturing and commercial operations—if all partners work together.
- EPCIS for Internal Projects
The standard for sharing information can maximize the value of your RFID hardware investment.
- A New EPC on the Block
GS1 has developed an RFID standard for identifying automotive components and parts.
- Monitoring Aging Infrastructure
An RFID tag's antenna can serve as a sensor to detect cracks in concrete and other construction materials.
- Getting to the Tipping Point
Apparel retailers and manufacturers will soon be engaged in a "virtuous cycle" that will lead to item-level tagging throughout the supply chain.