- Euro Pool System Tags Reusable Crates
Euro Pool System is running an RFID pilot involving EPC Class 1 Gen 2 RFID tags molded into the bottoms of foldable plastic crates, enabling it to track the containers more quickly and efficiently.
- Leading Shirt Manufacturer to Present New Case Study at RFID Apparel and Footwear Conference
At the RFID Journal—AAFA Apparel and Footwear Summit, Esquel CIO Bridget Chan will explain how her company benefits from using RFID to manage cotton inventory and track work-in-process.
- RFID Blooms for Dutch Flower Tracking
European RFID and automation specialists announced that several commercial greenhouses in the Netherlands are using RFID to track, monitor, and route individual potted flowers throughout the 30-week growing process. RFID suppliers say more than three million flowers have been tracked in what they claim is a first-of-its-kind application.
- Using RFID to Manage Work-in-Process Is Companies' Top Objective
In a survey by the Aberdeen Group, 57 percent of respondents said the need to manage WIP is the top driver for RFID adoption, while 41 percent cited managing raw materials.
- Thai Shrimp Exporters Use RFID for Automation, Traceability
The technology helps the companies reduce labor costs and improve the ability to trace the foods' origin and processing in the event of a product recall.
- Aberdeen on Managing Work-in-Process with RFID
Aberdeen Group has released the latest installment in a series of reports on RFID adoption. Entitled , the report is available free for a limited time. Report author Russ Klein herein summarizes the key findings of best-in-class enterprises and makes recommendations for others to follow.
- European EPC Competence Center Releases UHF Tag Study
To help companies compare tags and select the RFID transponders best suited to their products and applications, the EECC tested 20 passive EPC UHF tags from six manufacturers.
- Australian Companies Say Pallet-Tracking Project Proves RFID's Mettle
CHEP, P&G, ACCO and other participants used EPC Gen 2 tags to track the delivery and return of wooden pallets, achieving perfect read rates throughout the supply chain.
- Thai Airport Tests RFID to Track Cargo, Streamline Customs
The international airport in Bangkok is employing thousands of reusable passive UHF RFID tags to track all airfreight passing through its cargo terminal.
- Metro Fleshes Out Its RFID Plans
The retailer will install Intermec interrogators at 130 Cash & Carry wholesale stores and Sirit models at 99 Real hypermarkets.
- ODIN Releases RFID Reader Benchmark for Europe
RFID solutions provider ODIN technologies this week released a benchmark of RFID readers designed for deployments in Europe. The benchmark features seven RFID readers compliant with ETSI regulations, each of which was subjected to six scientific tests and three common deployment use cases.
- ODIN Releases First Benchmark of European RFID Readers
The systems integrator tested seven ETSI-compliant RFID interrogators in both lab and real-world tests.
- U.S. Cellular Phone Provider Tests NFC
Cellular South is conducting a two-city trial in which customers can buy goods using RFID-enabled, biometric Kyocera phones.
- RFID Monitors Monitoring Devices
German industrial services and products company F'IS has added RFID technology to its mobile devices used for monitoring machinery.
- Keynote Speaker Announced for RFID Journal LIVE! Europe 2007
Gerd Wolfram, leader of METRO Group's RFID effort, will explain why the retailer is moving ahead with its RFID rollout now, and what it will require from suppliers in 2008, at the RFID event for companies doing business in Europe.