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Asset Tracking News

This section includes articles about how companies across many different industries are using RFID to track assets and improve asset utilization.

UWB Brings Mapping Services Indoors

HERE is partnering with Decawave to enable its mapping services to identify the locations of individuals and things within 10 centimeters inside buildings. Several manufacturing companies are now testing the technology for tracking forklifts and monitoring work-in-progress.

Asset Tracking Case Studies

Aerospace Company Gains Efficiency Threefold With RFID

BAE Systems' deployment of RFID technology, enabled by sensor integration from Boeing's Tapestry Solutions, has boosted efficiency and reduced labor for supplies management, tool and asset tracking, and work-in-process visibility.

Asset Tracking Features

RFID Journal LIVE! 2018 Report, Part 1

Last month, RFID Journal held its 16th annual conference and exhibition. View the presentations from the event's keynotes, general sessions and preconference seminars.

Asset Tracking Editor's Notes

Technologies Needed for a True Digital Transformation

RFID is just one element—a foundational element—of any company's digital transformation efforts. Here are the different technologies required at each stage of change.

Asset Tracking Expert Views

RFID Asset-Tracking Technology for Warehouse Relocation

With an RFID-enabled tracking system, the entire relocation process, from planning through execution to completion, becomes smoother.

Asset Tracking Best Practices

RFID Journal LIVE! 2018 Report, Part 1

Last month, RFID Journal held its 16th annual conference and exhibition. View the presentations from the event's keynotes, general sessions and preconference seminars.

Asset Tracking How To Articles

RFID Journal LIVE! 2018 Report, Part 1

Last month, RFID Journal held its 16th annual conference and exhibition. View the presentations from the event's keynotes, general sessions and preconference seminars.

Asset Tracking Videos

Asset Tracking White Papers

  • Building a Smarter Hospital: How RFID Can Reliably Eliminate Retained Surgical Items Left in Patients After Surgery
    Published June 2018
    Surgical items are sometimes left inside patients following an operation. Retained items can be instruments or tools, but the most common are sponges, which are used extensively during surgery. This can have potentially harmful and life-threatening consequences for patients. Jadak explains how RFID can address this ongoing problem. (6 pages)
  • Bar Codes Versus RFID for Work-in-Process Tracking
    Published January 2018
    This white paper, from BellHawk Systems, outlines when radio frequency identification and bar codes are each preferable to monitor WIP. With bar codes, a user must perform scanning, typically using a mobile computer equipped with an integrated bar-code scanner, whereas with RFID, scanning takes place automatically. BellHawk explores the merits of each type of tracking in manufacturing organizations, with an emphasis on the needs of organizations that make custom and semi-custom products. (5 pages)
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