- Will Atlas Shrug?
Businesses can't expect a handful of companies to do all of the work to develop industry standards for RFID.
- An Update on EPC RFID Adoption
Some leading adopters of EPC RFID say they wish they were further along, but are comfortable with the progress they've made to date.
- Use RFID to Put the Patient First
Many hospitals are evaluating RFID to improve asset management, but they should also consider improving the way they treat and manage patients.
- Déjà Vu All Over Again
As they did with Wal-Mart, many suppliers are assuming Sam's Club will back off its EPC tagging requirements.
- Good and Bad News About RFID in Hospitals
Executives will need to sort through some of the distorted reporting on recent studies of RFID's impact on hospital equipment.
- Big RFID Deals and Their Meaning
Do Impinj's purchase of Intel's RFID reader chip business, and Checkpoint's acquisition of OATSystems, indicate we're about to see a wave of consolidation within the RFID industry?
- RFID Is Now in Fashion
More apparel, footwear and accessory companies are getting serious about deploying RFID because early adopters have proven the business benefits, and because product improvements have made the technology easier to deploy.
- Give Your Views to the EU—Now!
The European Commission is proposing requirements that could dramatically curtail the benefits of RFID technology, so end users and vendors need to submit comments before April 25.
- In Recognition of Excellence
The 2008 RFID Journal Award winners demonstrate what can be achieved by applying radio frequency identification to different business problems.
- Keeping the Faith Six Years On
RFID Journal just celebrated its sixth anniversary, and my faith in the capitalist system continues to be rewarded.
- Two Visions of an RFID-Enabled Future
There are both dark and sunny versions of what the world might look like when RFID becomes ubiquitous. So why is all the focus on the dark version?
- Understanding the Suite of RFID Technologies
There are many versions of radio frequency identification. Here's how to figure out which solution is right for your company's needs.
- Providing a Road Map for Sam's Suppliers
The companies required to tag pallets and cases for Sam's Club can benefit from all the learnings of the past five years, but it's up to the RFID industry to provide guidance.
- The Time Is Right for RFID in Health Care
The benefits for hospitals and other medical facilities are so overwhelming; it's hard to understand why the sector is not leading RFID adoption.
- The Pulse of RFID in Health Care
There is a great deal of interest in how RFID can help hospitals become more efficient, but there is a lot of confusion about what type of RFID to use.