- RFID Journal Announces Winners of Its 11th Annual RFID Journal Awards
Lululemon Athletica, Honda and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center are among the winners for 2017, and were announced at RFID Journal's 15th annual RFID Journal LIVE! conference, held in Phoenix, Ariz.
- Retailer, Tobacco Brand Each Track Shelf Availability via RFID
The system, from NeWave, incorporates RFID tags on shelf pushers, as well as readers installed with the shelves to identify each pusher's position, and thus the quantity of product at that shelf location, thereby preventing out-of-stocks and helping to thwart shoplifting.
- John Lewis Rolling Out RFID Across All Fashion Goods
The UHF RFID solution, provided by Checkpoint Systems, currently includes 25,000 SKUs that are tagged at the source or by a third party, and are then tracked by branch employees at 34 locations across the United Kingdom.
- RFID News Roundup
Fujitsu announces ultra-thin washable UHF RFID tag for fashion apparel, accessories ••• Altova launches cross-platform mobile development framework with NFC features ••• CDO's asset-tracking solution supports AsReader's UHF RFID reader-writers ••• MSS Software expands client solutions with RFID asset-tracking capabilities ••• Zebra Technologies intros large-format, direct-to-card printer ••• Murata Americas releases three-axis MEMS accelerometers ••• Xerafy receives Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award.
- Swedish Fashion Company Launches Global RFID System
The passive UHF solution, installed during a three-month span by Nedap Retail, enables Acne Studios to provide omnichannel sales with high inventory accuracy at all of its 45 stores.
- RFID Journal LIVE! News Roundup
Tyco Retail Solutions offers IoT-enabled RFID inventory-visibility systems ••• MTI Wireless Edge unveils new RFID antenna for asset tracking, other applications ••• Checkpoint Systems releases RFID label for merchandise-visibility applications, including retail cosmetics ••• SDG Systems announces data-collection middleware, partners with Swiftsure Group on IoT-based reader solution ••• Identiv intros temperature-datalogging solution for cold-chain management ••• Smartrac showcases solutions for smart Internet of Things ••• NXP Semiconductors creates RAIN RFID solutions for inventory management, smart cities ••• CipherLab showcases Android computer with NFC, UHF RFID Bluetooth reader.
- NXP to Release More Sensitive UHF Chip With New Functionality
The UCODE 8 is designed for 20 percent higher read sensitivity, built-in brand identification, automatic adjustment for international tag reads, and faster label assembly with improved pad structure.
- Company Boosts Sensitivity and Shortens Length of Its RFID Yarn
Primo1D's E-Thread is being tested by industrial and textile companies to track parts and products that do not lend themselves well to an affixed RFID tag.
- PervasID Releases New Reader With 75 Percent Fewer Antennas
The company reports that the Space Ranger 9200 offers real-time location data within 4,500-square-foot cells with more than 99 percent accuracy, and only a few antennas per reader.
- Avery Dennison Experience Center Aims to Encourage Innovation
The company's new I.Lab is intended to put RFID and other Internet of Things technologies in front of users and developers, while also serving as a source for creating new solutions based on their ideas and questions.
- European Sportswear Retailer Brings RFID to Smart Fitting Rooms
A system from Detego has expanded the company's existing inventory-management solution with RFID-enabled fitting rooms, touchscreens and Apple Watches worn by employees, to enable shoppers to request goods from a fitting room, based on product-specific content provided to them.
- Study Forecasts 350 Percent Rise in IoT in Retail by 2021
According to a Juniper Research study, this growth is being fueled by RFID and Bluetooth Low Energy beacons, which are becoming lower in cost and more prevalent in stores, and which can now be leveraged for better analytics, customer experience and supply chain improvements.
- RFID News Roundup
Kalahari Resorts deploys PDC Solutions wristband system ••• Embien Technologies intros automotive-ready BLE module ••• DENSO releases RFID scanner for logistics, retail ••• Apriva, On Track Innovations unveil semi-integrated solution for unattended payments ••• Brady announces AS9100C quality management system certification ••• Neology receives OmniAir 6C certification for S3 Selectable RFID tag.
- Retailers Enhancing Customer Experience With IoT
According to a study conducted by Zebra Technologies Brazil, 70 percent of retailers plan to invest in Internet of Things technologies to provide consumers with new levels of customization, speed and convenience.
- RFID News Roundup
Metalcraft, Technologies ROI partner on RFID metal nameplates ••• TECSYS extends RFID kanban replenishment system to broader distribution industries ••• T3 Expo launches app for shipment at trade shows ••• IHL Group research highlights importance of RFID for inventory accuracy, commerce.