- Rebecca Minkoff Store Uses RFID to Provide an Immersive Experience
The fashion apparel company's new store features RFID-enabled touchscreen mirrors in dressing rooms to identify which items a shopper has, as well as provide the option of requesting additional garments, accessories or different sizes, which the sales staff can then deliver to that fitting room.
- RFID News Roundup
Ecom instruments intros UHF reader for intrinsically safe iroc-Ci70 handheld computer ••• FineLine's SolidTag service offers fashion RFID hangtags, labels in low volumes ••• Proventix RFID data helps researchers discover hand-washing compliance patterns ••• Protavic Releases RFID-GO, a matched system of adhesives and inks for tag manufacturers ••• TI RFID readers on rovers prove to be less stressful to penguins ••• LogiTag releases mobile app for hospital inventory management, charge capture.
- RFID Brings Greater Efficiency, Product Visibility to Interstate Batteries
The latest phase of the company's RFID deployment involves two million batteries, 2,200 smart storage and display racks, and 29 delivery trucks.
- RFID Journal Introduces Internet of Things Conference
The new event will be co-located with RFID Journal LIVE! 2015, which will be held on Apr. 16-17, in San Diego, Calif.
- Sixt Finds RFID Is Key to Improving Customer Service
The global car rental company has deployed the technology at about 200 branches to identify the locations of car keys, thereby reducing customers' waiting times and automating the collection of data related to when the vehicles are returned.
- Danze Taps RFID to Make Buying a Faucet More Exciting
The fixture company has deployed RFID-enabled product displays at showrooms, enabling homeowners to quickly access data about particular products via a touchscreen.
- RFID News Roundup
RFID joins "The Marvel Experience: The World's First Hyper-Reality Tour" ••• CSL intros CS6821 high-performance passive UHF access card ••• Swirl launches in-store mobile ad exchange ••• ADR announces new installations of its RFID-enabled Workforce Monitor ••• HID Global, RFI carry out HID Mobile Access pilot at Netflix ••• Mühlbauer opens second production plant in Asia.
- John Lewis Store to Furnish Its Customers With RFID
The retailer's flagship store is launching a pilot involving RFID-tagged furniture shapes and fabric samples, to allow customers to view selected chairs, sofas and coverings displayed on a computer monitor.
- Chico's Finds RFID a Good Fit at 13 of Its Soma Intimates Stores
The technology enables the stores to track merchandise as it arrives and leaves, providing visibility into inventory levels and ensuring that customers can always find the sizes and styles they need.
- Norwegian Apparel Company in Good Mood Over RFID
Moods of Norway boosted sales of men's shirts and suits by double digits during a six-month pilot at two stores using an RFID solution from Nedap, by ensuring inventory is accurate; the company has now rolled out the technology at 13 of its locations.
- RFID News Roundup
Checkpoint Systems brings bulk-encoding solution to Inditex's Zara DCs ••• Gimbal, Urban Airship partner to provide "in the moment" mobile engagement ••• Reteneo offers Bluetooth beacons as a subscription service ••• Two hotels adopt InvoTech's RFID-enabled uniform-management solution ••• Ibotta to deliver rebate offers via Roximity Bluetooth beacons ••• HID Global intros HID Mobile Access, enabling smartphone-based access control.
- Advertising Gets Personal With RFID System for Shoppers
A newly launched solution from LUV Advertisements uses RFID to identify the interests of a loyalty card-carrying shopper, and displays video content most appropriate for that individual.
- Major Beacon Deployment Takes Off at Miami International Airport
Assisted by SITA Lab, the airport has deployed hundreds of Bluetooth beacons to encourage app development, and to give SITA's common use registry a test flight.
- PayPal Deploys RFID for Cashless Payments at Music Festival
Following the successful use of RFID wristbands at Spain's Low Festival, the e-commerce company expects to offer similar solutions to resorts, cruise ships and sports stadiums.
- Macy's Expands RFID and Beacon Deployments
The retailer has begun tagging fashion garments at its Macy's and Bloomingdale's stores, to help make sure the merchandise is on the sales floor and to reduce the need for markdowns.