Targeted solutions for monitoring specimens and tracking assets, and innovative research, promise to make RFID a standard tool in laboratories.
Casual, fast-casual and quick-serve restaurants adopt wireless technologies to enhance the customer experience, ensure food safety and improve operations.
Gas, electric and water companies slowly adopt RFID to reduce costs and improve services.
RFID helps furniture makers improve production processes, expedite orders and enhance customer service.
Department and specialty retailers now see the value in RFID-tagging and tracking a wide range of items, including cosmetics, electronics, furniture, homeware, office products and sporting goods.
With an increasing focus on customer services, airlines and airports turn to RFID to improve baggage handling and reduce flying-related hassles.
Capturing performance data in real time helps athletes improve their game—and coaches and federations determine which players to back.
The wine and spirits industry is tagging bottles to authenticate products, connect with customers and improve supply-chain efficiencies.
Manufacturers and suppliers that deploy RFID to track and manage steel slabs, pipes and other assets say the benefits are well worth the work.
Soon, RFID-monitoring perishables in transit and storage will be the new normal.