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  • Driving Costs Out and Efficiency In With Enterprise Bar-Code and RFID Label Management
    Published January 2010
    TAKE Supply Chain discusses a scalable, rules-based bar-code label and RFID print-management platform that enables business users to effectively administer tagging output and compliance programs. By alleviating an IT staff of this burden, label compliance can be achieved at a lower cost and higher quality, thereby allowing an organization to be proactive in its use of auto-ID technology throughout the supply chain. (11 pages)
  • Wonderware Mobile Solutions RFID Technology
    Published January 2010
    Invensys Systems' Don Frieden explains the basics of RFID technology and outlines Wonderware, an integrated hardware and software system designed by his company to meet the needs of process industries, combining wireless handheld computers, software and RFID technology for data-collection and asset-management applications.
  • The Promise of Organic Electronics: Previously Unimaginable Innovative Products
    Published October 2009
    Theorem's Forrest Sass discusses organic electronics, exploring a number of products utilizing the technology, including RFID tags, e-paper, organic transistors and memory, disposable electronics, paper substrates and OLEDs. Sass examines the market dynamics and size of organic electronics, as well as the improvements needed for organic cell technology, bilateral charge transport, AM and PM OLEDs, electroluminescence and more. (10 pages)
  • Omaha Public Power District
    Published October 2009
    AutoCrib explains how its automated inventory-control system reduced the Omaha Public Power District's spending by 15 percent, while increasing productivity and tracking accuracy, and also decreased the incidence of stock-outs on such key items as hand tools, first aid kits and batteries.
  • SmartDEGREE from TCS to Combat Certificate Malpractices
    Published October 2009
    Tata Consultancy Services' Chandrashekar Mudraganam explains how to employ radio frequency identification to curb fake degree certificates issued by universities, which can pose a threat to the integrity of degree holders and educational institutions alike. TCS has successfully implemented this solution at the University of Hyderabad, in India, since 2007. (9 pages)
    Tags: Security
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis of an RFID Asset-Tracking System
    Published September 2009
    Ramp RFID Solutions' Shayne Pidding outlines a cost-benefit analysis of using UHF RFID technology in an asset-tracking application. Pidding conducted an experiment comparing RFID to bar coding, and here analyzes the findings in order to ascertain the time and cost savings that can be achieved through the use of RFID in asset tracking.
  • End-to-End Encryption and Chip Cards in the U.S. Payments Industry
    Published September 2009
    In this position paper, the Smart Card Alliance clarifies and defines end-to-end encryption, detailing which types of problems such encryption can help address. This document explores the advantages of an alternative strategy for protecting cardholder data—moving data protection to the payment card itself, using chip-card technology—and proposes the use of contactless chip cards, including a dynamic cryptogram with each transaction and authorizing transactions online. (12 pages)
    Tags: Security
  • RFID File Tracking for Military Personnel Records
    Published August 2009
    The U.S. military is exploring several applications of RFID for file tracking. A 3M pilot conducted by the Personnel Administrative Center on the records of more than 8,000 soldiers at the Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH) suggests the use of RFID can help improve productivity, reduce administrative errors and speed the accepting, deploying and reassigning of personnel. 3M explains how its File Tracking System and procedures can be adapted and implemented to integrate with a company's existing computer hardware and software applications. (6 pages)
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