- Consumer Physics Begins Shipping SCiO Pocket Molecular Sensors
The pocket device is designed to help consumer better understand the products they buy, the foods they eat or the medicines they take.
- Adored Helps Gunstock Mountain Market to Loyal Customers, Attract New Ones
The all-season resort is one of dozens of New Hampshire and Massachusetts businesses using the beacon-based service to send promotional offers to participating consumers, based on their anonymized location and behavioral history.
- RFID Journal Announces Exhibitors Participating at RFID in Retail and Apparel Event
RFID solution providers serving the retail, apparel, jewelry and accessories industries will share their latest innovations during the conference, being held in New York on Sept. 17.
- RFID Speeds Up Service at Chicago Eatery
Labriola Ristorante keeps order delivery times down to 10 to 12 minutes with the help of an RFID-based paging system from Long Range Systems, which helps runners find customers in the café or bar, or on the patio.
- RFID News Roundup
Fox IV introduces new RFID printer-applicator ••• Imagotag announces multimillion-euro ESL contract with international retailer ••• Cisco, Identiv collaborate on RFID-enabled physical access security ••• Gimbal, PlaceWise Media partner on beacons and apps for retailers ••• Beacon, IoT adoption by airlines set to soar, new SITA report finds ••• AIM creates new committee to promote track and trace for the food industry.
- Harvard Museum, Remy Martin and Tulip Theme Park Adopt LabWerk's Beacon Solution
The Dutch company is also providing its mApp platform to Oregon's SamplingLab store, Italy's ZOOM Torino Biopark and the Panorama Berlin fashion exhibition.
- Tesco Deploys Tag-Reading Robot at Five Stores to Track F&F Clothing
The global retailer is one of a half-dozen companies trialing RFspot's robotic RFID reading solution to identify which goods are at what location throughout sales floors and storerooms.
- RFID Market for Retailers Forecast to Grow 39% Annually
In a new report, Frost & Sullivan predicts that yearly RFID revenue will reach $5.4 billion in 2020, due to increased omnichannel sales fueled by better understanding of the technology by retailers, more online purchases, and the increased tagging of goods by product manufacturers.
- Beacons Bring Visibility to Cleaning Service Staff Work
Spotless, an Australian cleaning-services company, is using Lighthouse's solution to track janitorial workers at shopping malls.
- Amazon Announces Program With Auburn RFID Lab
The new initiative aims to integrate RFID into the online retailer's existing high-tech fulfillment system to further improve supply chain efficiencies.
- Auburn RFID Lab Holds Grand Opening
Some 250 people from RFID end-user companies and technology providers gathered at Auburn University to officially open the lab, which moved from the University of Arkansas.
- RFID News Roundup
Smartrac unveils Midas+ NFC inlay designed for gaming ••• Tagstand to distribute TapTrack Bluetooth NFC readers ••• Whistler Blackcomb resort adds RFID-timed hiking trails ••• Kontakt.io beacons help boost Carrefour store's mobile app usage ••• RFID-enabled payment system to encore at Squamish Valley Music Festival.
- Target Announces Nationwide RFID Rollout
The retailer is deploying item-level RFID-tagging for women's, baby and children's apparel, home décor and other key merchandise categories, at a dozen stores this year, and at all 1,795 of its U.S. stores in 2016.
- RFID News Roundup
Vietnam Post and Telecom selects Nedap tags, readers for building, elevator access ••• World Customs Organization adds Thinfilm tags to anti-counterfeiting platform ••• Farfetch to turn fashion retailer Browns into an RFID-enabled 'Store of the Future' ••• Atlas RFID Solutions announces upgrade to Jovix materials-management solution ••• SML Group joins RAIN RFID Alliance.
- Checkpoint Offers RTLS Solution for High-Value Retail Goods
The company's ZigBee-based system, known as S3i, is designed to track the movements and locations of merchandise in stores, in order to prevent shrinkage, as well as better understand shopper activity and product replenishment needs.