- EPC Bag Tagging Takes Wing
The Transportation Security Administration conducted an end-to-end trial proving UHF EPC tags can be read in Asian, U.S. and European regulatory environments, and that airlines can use the EPCglobal data model to share bag tag data.
- Navy Tracks Broken Parts From Iraq
The U.S. Navy completed a six-month field trial involving the tagging of more than 12,000 airplane parts and containers. Learn how much the project cost, the challenges that were overcome, the results and why the Navy wants to expand the project.
- VW's Auto City Runs on RFID
As many as 700 customers daily pick up their new cars at Volkswagen's theme park, where workers use RFID to ready each vehicle and match it up with the right owner.
- Dutch Banks Follow the Money
Rabobank branches save time and cut costs by using RFID to track cash deliveries for their ATMs.
- Motorcycle Maker Powers Up With RFID
Customized bike builder Viper uses RFID to boost factory output, cut labor costs, process repairs, serve its dealership and even comply with Sarbanes-Oxley.
- Bus Co. Keeps Tabs on Fare Boxes
After a proof-of-technology pilot, a Vancouver bus company plans to roll out an active RFID system to track its buses and fare-collection equipment.
- Mining for RFID's Benefits
At Anglo American Platinum's Paardekraal mine in South Africa, RFID is saving dollars—and lives.
- University Takes a Fresh Approach to RFID
The University of Florida's Center for Food Distribution and Retailing is finding ways to make RFID tags work on produce shipments and keep perishable food from spoiling.
- APS Learns the Logistics of RFID
When an appliance maker asked American Port Services for help meeting its RFID mandates, the logistics provider installed its own RFID system and expanded its service offering.
- RFID Works Like a Charm at The Tech
Visitors to Silicon Valley’s Tech Museum of Innovation are using an RFID tag attached to a bracelet to create Web sites based on their experiences.
- SYSCO Gets Fresh With RFID
Using RFID-enabled temperatures sensors, wholesale food distributor SYSCO and its suppliers and shippers reduce and track spoilage.
- RFID Delivers Healthy Return for Hospital
Jacobi Medical Center's RFID-enabled patient ID system not only enhances patient care and staff working conditions, but will also save $1 million a year when fully deployed.
- Growers Sow the Seeds of Success
By working together on a bunch of RFID pilots, including one involving temperature sensors, a team of produce and plant growers and distributors hope to harvest a crop of benefits.
- Hampton Unlocks ROI From RFID
A supplier of locks and lighting to Wal-Mart deploys RFID "at minimal cost" and achieves benefits, including faster invoice payment and the ability to know which goods are lost or stolen.
- Marching to Compliance and ROI
IT products provider GTSI was one of the first Defense Department suppliers to meet the military's tagging requirements. Now it's searching for ways to get a return on its investment.