- RFID Goes Bananas
The latest advance in RFID technology helps keep fruit fresh.
- Encrypt Instead of 'Kill'
A dual-mode EPC RFID tag works in the supply chain and secures data after an item is purchased.
- Serialization Roadmap
A top-level tagging plan will help apparel suppliers identify items now, and pave the way for tracking more products in the future.
- The Key to RFID Adoption
The industry got out in front of the market, suggests an expert on how technologies go mainstream.
- The Truth About RFID Read Rates
Providers of passive UHF RFID solutions need to be clearer regarding the read rates, or read reliability, that end users can expect to achieve.
- RFID and Global Warming
The same technology used to increase operational efficiencies can also save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
- A New Approach to Pharmaceutical E-Pedigrees
EPCIS can support chain-of-custody verification—without a cumbersome data burden.
- RFID Earns a Second Chance
Apparel retailers are using the technology to improve inventory management, which increases sales and reduces working capital.
- NFC Mobile Phones and the Future of Privacy
NFC-enabled phones will offer consumers the opportunity to enhance their privacy by empowering them with their own secure ID devices.
- At-Home Product Life-Cycle Management
Manufacturers and customers can monitor consumer electronics devices for maintenance, repair and recycling.
- Using Wireless Technologies to Fight Camera Theft
If every digital camera contained a SIM or RFID module, it could log into its manufacturer's product-authentication database when switched on and, if stolen, report its whereabouts and disable itself until returned to its rightful owner.
- Corralling Stray Reads
Filters on fixed and handheld readers ensure data accuracy, providing retailers with real-time inventory visibility.
- RFID's Untapped Potential
Analyzing aggregated data can improve our understanding of processes.
- No Free Lunches With RFID
We must balance the cost of information with improvement in decisions and actions.
- Toward a Cheap Sensor Tag
The transformation of a technology negative into a positive could make it affordable to monitor the condition of many products and things.