- The Prospects for 2003
Many companies will begin RFID pilots in 2003, says AMR's Peter Abell, but getting tags could be a problem.
- Vendors Team to Optimize DCs
WhereNet and Elogex want to help companies to get the right truck to the right dock door at the right time.
- RFID for Reverse Logistics
A startup plans to use RFID to turn the problem of returns into an opportunity to generate new revenue.
- Partners Unveil Retail EPC Tag
Tagsys and Philips have created the first 13.56 MHz RFID tag and reader based on the Auto-ID Center's specification.
- SAMSys Eyes Smart Shelf Market
Toronto-based RFID reader maker is teaming with LG&P In-Store, which designs merchandising displays.
- RFID Cuts Costs by 3 to 5 Percent
An AMR Research says early RFID implementations have shown a 3 to 5 percent reduction in supply chain costs.
- New Unit for Active Smart Labels
Power Paper plans to design battery-powered labels for specific applications.
- EU Retailers To Track At Item-Level
AMR Research says several major European apparel and footwear retailers are planning implementations for next year.
- Kodak Pictures RFID Benefits
The film company has backed the Auto-ID Center because it believes RFID can have significant benefits for manufacturers.
- First RFID/Bar Code Scanner
NCR recently showed off a prototype for a point-of-sale device that can read both bar codes and RFID labels.
- Alien Technology Seen in Chicago
At a conference this week, the world finally got to see the startups low-cost RFID tags in action.
- Cold Chain Firm Joins EPC Effort
Sensitech, a company offering systems for monitoring the condition of perishable goods, is the center's newest sponsor.
- Accenture Demos RFID Tools
Accenture recently showed off a prototype system for tracking unique items in a retail environment.
- Auto-ID Center Makes Its Case
White Papers say a retailer with 800 stores could save $150 million per year from tracking individual items.
- World's Thinnest Smart Label
Flying Null, a British maker of magnetic tagging technologies, has unveiled an ID label that is just three microns thick.