- Alien Technology Announces New IC, Handheld Readers and Inlays
Peter Green, the company's new CEO, says his aim is to launch Alien's products and services that cater to specific vertical applications.
- Tagsys Offers End-to-End Solution for Apparel Industry
The company's Fashion Item Tracking System (FiTS) is a fully integrated solution for retailers and garment suppliers, including hardware, software and maintenance services.
- RFID Journal LIVE! 2011 to Feature Live, End-to-End Apparel Supply Chain Demo
GS1 US and leading technology providers will show, in the event's exhibit hall, individual apparel items being tagged at the source and tracked through a distribution center and a retail store to the point of sale.
- ASICS Uses RFID to Inspire Marathon Runners
The manufacturer of running shoes and clothing is using the technology to provide video and images of friends and family members to racers as they pass RFID readers.
- Tageos Makes RFID Inlays on Paper, Eliminating Plastic Substrate
The company's passive RFID labels will be 10 to 30 percent cheaper than traditional ones, and more sustainable, Tageos says, due to a manufacturing process that creates an RFID inlay directly on the label itself.
- Avery Dennison Opens European Customer Design and Innovation Center
The company views the new center, located in the heart of Germany's industrial belt, as a key part of its efforts to promote the use of RFID tags attached to apparel.
- Finalists Unveiled for the Fifth Annual RFID Journal Awards
RFID Journal has announced the finalists for the 2011 RFID Journal Awards, including Best RFID Implementation, Most Innovative Use of RFID, Best Use of RFID to Enhance a Product or Service, Best in Show, Special Achievement and the new RFID Green Award. The winners will be revealed next month at RFID Journal LIVE! 2011.
- Argo Wireless Creates Item-Level Solution for Small Businesses
Targeting small and midsize product manufacturers, the company has designed an all-inclusive solution that includes RFID tags, readers, software, middleware and services.
- RFID Journal Announces Live RFID-Enabled Supply Chain Demonstrations
Top technology companies will provide real-world supply chain demonstrations on the exhibit floor at the ninth annual RFID Journal LIVE! conference and exhibition.
- L.L. Bean Tries to Hike Sales With RFID
The apparel and outdoor gear retailer is testing an RFID system that can track when a shopper handles a hiking boot on display, thereby triggering a video screen to play informational media, while also measuring shopper interest.
- Checkpoint Systems Launches EPC Numbering Service
The firm's Open EPC Number Management Solution, a standalone option for apparel manufacturers and retailers, is designed to simplify the process of deploying item-level EPC Gen 2 UHF tags.
- Item Level RFID Initiative Focuses on Supplier Benefits
At a meeting held at NRF's Big Show, in New York, members received an update on retail initiatives and were briefed on the benefits that apparel suppliers can achieve.
- University of Arkansas Study Finds 60 Ways to Use RFID in Apparel Supply Chain
Researchers say the results prove their hypothesis that there are a multitude of ways that item-level RFID tracking can benefit garment suppliers.
- RFID Makes Common People an Uncommon Store
The Mexican retailer is using RFID to enhance the customer experience, and to provide suppliers with better inventory data.
- German Clothing Company s.Oliver Puts RFID to the Test
The retailer recently completed a trial involving the tagging of 12,000 items, to determine if the technology can provide an adequate ROI by preventing out-of-stocks.