- VCs Rediscover RFID
Deals are still hard to find, but interest has been rekindled by large-scale deployments in retail, manufacturing, health care and other sectors.
- Observations from NRF's Big Show, Part 2
RFID solution providers showed off some "secondary" retail applications.
- Observations From NRF's Big Show, Part 1
There was more interest in RFID applications, and solution providers are enhancing their systems so they scale more easily across a chain of stores.
- How RFID Could Save Retailers $42 Billion Annually
A new study shows retailers lost $128 billion globally to theft, fraud and administrative error, but radio frequency identification technology could reduce that amount by as much as 40 percent.
- Why End Users Should Discuss Their RFID Deployments
If the RFID market flourishes, companies will achieve greater benefits.
- How to Grow the RFID Market, Part 1
There is only one way to do it, which is to convert one company at a time until we achieve critical mass.
- The World Is Different
Efficiencies once unimaginable are now being achieved by companies using radio frequency identification technology.
- Next Up: A Passive UHF Reader in Your Phone
Apple's embrace of NFC means all new phones will have an RFID reader—but they also need to be able to read Electronic Product Codes.
- An iPhone With NFC—at Last!
The addition of Near-Field Communication technology to the popular mobile phone will increase contactless payments and open the door to many new applications.
- Believing in RFID
My conviction that radio frequency identification technology will be adopted widely in the near future is based on the knowledge that it can reduce waste in many industries.
- The Benefits of Going Cashless
Getting rid of paper money and coins offers benefits that go well beyond consumer convenience.
- Hong Kong: The First Cashless Society?
The use of the RFID-enabled Octopus card is so prevalent that it is quickly replacing cash for many transactions.
- When Not to Publish
Sometimes, it's better to hold a story and get it right than to rush it into print.
- Inside the RFID Journal Database
Data regarding who is subscribing shows that RFID adoption is picking up in aerospace, retail and energy—and that venture capitalists are becoming interested in the technology once more.
- The Meaning of a Retail CEO's Comments on RFID
When Pablo Isla, the chairman and CEO of retail holding company Inditex, spoke about RFID at his company's annual general meeting, it signaled a shift in attitude toward the technology.