Several solution providers were on hand with new products and demos showcasing radio frequency identification.
Artificial intelligence was a big theme at this year's event, but there were so many other innovations that retailers likely left feeling utterly overwhelmed and confused.
Too many RFID companies are focused on selling products and not on addressing business issues.
It should be, based on year-ahead predictions from analysts and consultants, but companies first need to get accurate data.
Being smarter than most of the people you've known can lead to overestimating your skills and making terrible business decisions.
The growth of RFID adoption in retail, apparel, baggage tracking, food and other industries is creating new business for label converters, and a new resource can help them grow their business.
The FDA's "A New Era of Smarter Food Safety" initiative could result in RFID and other technologies being adopted to improve supply chain visibility and safety.
The provider of RFID inlays, labels and serialization services has purchased Smartrac, another major provider of tags and labels, demonstrating it has great confidence in the future growth of the RFID market.
Here are the major ways in which radio frequency identification technologies are being deployed at hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and other facilities.
There are many advantages for third-party manufacturers, brand owners and retailers. Here are the big ones.