- Seven Steps to an RFID Deployment
By George Spohrer
Do a needs-focused analysis of business processes, systems architecture and internal capabilities.
- RFID Could Enhance Pharmaceutical Marketing
By James McQuivey and Michael Feehan
Tagging product samples will increase control, boost marketing efficiency and reduce drugmakers' liabilities.
- Attack on a Cryptographic RFID Device
By Ari Juels
Why crack the code? Because greater openness means greater security.
- RFID, Electronic Eavesdropping and the Law
By Reuven R. Levary, David Thompson, Kristen Kot and Julie Brothers
Existing laws in the United States could be amended to protect consumer privacy.
- Understanding RFID Adoption in China
Companies need to know the factors driving RFID adoption in the world's next major manufacturing center.
- The Math Behind RFID in Logistics
By Robert Hadow
There is a good business case for using RFID to track containers and chassis.
- Levels of RFID Maturity, Part 2
By Paul Blossom
Here are the five levels of maturity for successful RFID implementations.
- Give RFID Systems an Analytical Edge
By Hersh Bhargava
With an analytics and integration services (AIS) layer at the edge of enterprise systems, RFID solutions will become scaleable and bring real-time visibility and true automation.
- Levels of RFID Maturity, Part 1
By Paul Blossom
Implementing RFID successfully requires a step-by-step approach.
- Finding RFID's Break-even Point
By Jorge Santana
RFID tag costs will cut a manufacturer's profit margin but also boost sales by reducing out-of-stocks. Here's a formula for finding the break-even point on tag costs.
- Why Wal-Mart Had To Deploy RFID
By Nicholas D. Evans
If the retailer didn't move to use RFID in its supply chain, it risked allowing upstarts to use the new technology to erode Wal-Mart's competitive advantage.
- Dollars and Sensors
By Robert Mayberry
RFID is the start of a new age of wireless sensors and actuators that will be as influential in information technology in the 21st century as the Internet was to e-business at the end of the last century.
- The New RFID Standard in Europe
By John Falck
The new ETSI standard governing the use of RFID readers in the UHF spectrum should meet the needs of most end users.
- Separating Wheat from Chaff
By David Luckham and Mark Palmer
Companies that deploy RFID systems will need to use "complex event processing" to identify meaningful information from the stream of data RFID readers will provide.
- Physics Can Solve Your RFID Puzzle
By Charles Schlosser
Some say that getting RFID reader and tags to communicate is a dark art, but here's how you can apply science to make your systems work.