- SDV and IER Offer an End-to-End RFID Solution for Retailers
Based on a solution developed for a large European retailer, iD by SDV is designed to track apparel from factory to store, with the goal of increasing sales and efficiencies.
- Bon-Ton Brings NFC to Shoe Displays
The U.S. department store retailer has installed an NFC RFID-based solution within 32 of its shoe departments, to test how the technology can help shoppers locate the size, color and style of shoes they seek while at a store.
- Intel Processor Comes With NXP NFC Reader for Tap-and-Go Online Payment
Computers and tablets containing the processor can read the tags in NFC-enabled credit cards registered with MasterCard's MasterPass e-wallet service, enabling secure, convenient Internet transactions.
- Motorola Solutions to Be Cornerstone and Registration Sponsor of RFID Journal LIVE! 2014
As in years past, the RFID technology provider will be a major sponsor of RFID Journal's 12th annual conference and exhibition, to be held in Orlando.
- SteadyServ Launches RFID Solution That Keeps Beer Flowing
The company's iKeg system, currently being tested by beer distributors and restaurants, features an RFID-enabled weight sensor for tracking the amount of beer onsite, and for automating reorders.
- Motorola Sled Reader Adds Low-Cost RFID Functionality to Mobile Computers
The new EPC Gen 2 UHF device locks onto Motorola Solution's existing handheld computers, enabling users to upgrade their devices to support RFID for $1,995.
- Zebra Releases Small, Low-Cost RFID Printer-Encoder
The desktop ZD500R allows companies to print and encode EPC Gen 2 UHF labels in lower quantities than with industrial printers, thereby saving cost and space.
- RFID News Roundup
Farsens unveils battery-free RFID magnetometer sensor tag; Hong Kong RFID Ltd. announces upgraded industrial handheld reader; Checkpoint report finds shrinkage cost retailers $112 billion, but RFID usage is mixed; Wyoming Medical Center tracks supply replenishment via LogiTag RFID system; AMS schedules multi-project wafer start dates for analog foundry customers in 2014; Quake Global announces modems supporting new Inmarsat-Orbcomm global satellite M2M standard.
- Registration Now Open for LIVE! 2014
RFID Journal's 12th annual conference, to be held on Apr. 8-10, in Orlando, will open with a keynote presentation by Kim Phillips, head of packaging at Marks & Spencer.
- RFID Speeds Up Preparations for Flash Sales
High-paced online retailer Vente-privee.com is using Tageos passive UHF tags to manage product samples, to ensure they are properly photographed and described as they circulate around the French facility.
- GS1 Ratifies EPC Gen2v2, Adds Security Features, More Memory
The new version of the EPC Gen 2 UHF RFID standard provides such features as security, anti-counterfeiting cryptography, EAS functionality and privacy settings for consumers.
- NFC RFID Technology Puts the Squeeze on Accordion Thieves, Counterfeiters
A Finnish accordion merchant is using a solution from FinnCode to track the sale and servicing of the instruments his store sells.
- Avery Dennison Sees Strong Momentum in RFID
The company's CEO says its RBIS division is significantly expanding existing programs with seven major retailers across multiple market segments.
- Checkpoint Systems Adds RFID to EAS Solution
Spanish retailers are testing Alpha Keepers—lockable plastic containers for securing high-end beauty-care and other products—fitted with RFID transponders, to enable stores to better manage inventory while reducing shrinkage.
- Brazilian Supermarket Operator Improves Logistics, Inventory Accuracy
Grupo Pão-de-Açúcar's investment in RFID has eliminated accounting discrepancies and boosted efficiency related to the distribution of fish to its Pão-de-Açúcar and Extra stores.