- Checking Items in a Group
By Jin Mitsugi and Yuki Sato
By using a group ID as well as an individual tag ID, we could verify a shipment of goods, reduce shrinkage and validate receiving without perfect read rates.
- RFID Middleware: To Embed or Not to Embed
By Mayank Shridhar
Although deploying RFID readers with embedded middleware may seem like an affordable simple-to-implement choice, server-based RFID middleware may be the better option.
- Every DVD Tells a Story
By Peter Cole and Zhonghao Hu
It's possible to track 2,000 discs on a pallet if you pay attention to the way they're RFID-tagged, packed and stacked.
- Sidestepping Capital Costs
By Jim Caudill
New solutions make RFID technology more manageable—and affordable—for apparel retailers.
- Like the Car Industry, RFID Has Matured
By Greg Stewart
Recent improvements in the technology have been substantial.
- RFID-ROI-SME Project Promises Big Help for Small Business
By Sebastiano Toffaletti and John Soldatos
Eight pilot deployments are designed to show how RFID can become a productivity tool during a time of financial recession, especially for companies that operate under constrained budgets.
- Innovation Is Stupid
By Kevin Ashton
Amazon, eBay and Google were all dumb ideas.
- Envisioning a World With NFC-enabled Phones
By Vivek Khandelwal
The technology promises a range of benefits to businesses and consumers, as well as a few challenges.
- Behold the Weldable Metal Tag!
By Patrick King
Step right up, my friends, and marvel at the EPC Gen 2 UHF passive RFID inlay hidden within a stainless-steel shell. You'll wonder: How does he do it?
- Tracking Goods and Sensors
By Daeyoung Kim
A new air interface protocol that connects RFID sensors with the EPCglobal network will play a pivotal role in realizing the Internet of Things.
- The Tragedy of the Commons
By Kevin Ashton
Why the RFID market needs a sense of community.
- Making Objects Smarter
By Kerry Krause
New RFID reader chips can be embedded in products to give them the intelligence to interact with people and the world around them.
- A Decade of Progress
By John Greaves
An RFID evangelist, cheerleader and agent provocateur shares his views on the industry's failures and successes during the past 10 years.
- Innovative Warehouse Solutions
By Toby Rush
RFID can improve efficiencies and deliver cost savings in warehouses.
- Readers That Sense Distance
By Hao Min
By measuring the distance between RFID interrogators and passive tags, companies can better differentiate items as they pass through portals.