- RFID Reading Robot Automates Decathlon Store's Inventory Management
The company's flagship sporting goods store, located in San Francisco, is leveraging Simbe Robotics' Tally robot to automate inventory counts, locate missing products and enable analytics about products of interest, while RFID readers at the door help to prevent loss.
- Multinova Reduces Time Required to Separate Orders By 60 Percent
An RFID solution, replacing an existing bar-code-based system, has ensured greater accuracy and confidence for management regarding the tracking of bubble plastic rolls at the company's factory.
- Rafik Jeans Tests RFID to Track 50,000 Items
The Brazilian company controls the production of goods in São Paulo and Minas Gerais, as well as sales in 19 other cities, including Bahia and Goiás.
- Avery Dennison Provides RFID System for Food Management
The technology company is offering its Freshmarx intelligent food industry solution, to include RFID deployments with categories aimed at improving food traceability and inventory management, as well as enabling food vending machines and unmanned stores.
- RTLS Solution Offers Alternative to Traditional RFID Vehicle Tracking
Cognosos, an Atlanta-based startup, offers a 400 MHz software-defined radio system to obtain location data about a vehicle within a car lot, typically with a single gateway on a site measuring a square mile, as well as a cloud-based server.
- Single Solution Counts Inventory, Tracks Movement, Thwarts Theft
U.K technology company PervasID says its Multi Ranger is designed to accomplish all three functions with a single overhead reader in a store measuring 200 square meters or less, with antennas in the back room and storage area, and at the exit.
- RFID Steps Up Display Accuracy in Shoe Department
A European retailer has deployed an RFID-based inventory-management system from TAG Co. that links a tagged display shoe to its box in the back room, and can also detect if a style or color of shoe is missing from the display.
- Metalcraft Develops Metal UHF RFID Tag
The new product combines the company's aluminum IDPlate design to withstand harsh environments with an RFID inlay that leverages the tag's own metal to boost transmission, with a range of up to 20 feet, whether on metal or non-metal surfaces.
- Children's Clothing Factory Optimizes Inventory
An RFID solution deployed by Anjos Baby has allowed for 100 percent accuracy in deliveries of products to its retail customers.
- Project Zipper Finds Order Accuracy Jumps to Nearly 100 Percent With RFID
GS1 US and the Auburn University RFID Lab have released a white paper describing a 12-month pilot involving eight brands and five retailers, which found RFID technology, when used in the supply chain from the point of source through two distribution centers and to the store level, nearly eliminated shipping errors.
- Timing Is Right for Watchmaker's Blockchain, NFC Solution
Favre-Leuba is bringing NFC-based data about each of its watches to blockchain-based software, thanks to a solution from cybersecurity technology company WiseKey that tracks inventory and provides brand authentication and a personalized record of each purchased watch for consumers.
- RFID News Roundup
Point Mobile intros new NFC/UHF RFID handheld reader ••• Seldat Technology Services unveils RFID-enabled warehouse-management system ••• PREMO launches magnetic emitter antennas for automotive apps ••• HEED raises $35 million to build AI IoT platform connecting mobile fans to sports moments ••• Particle updates IoT platform to help developers build connected products ••• Mitek, JanusID partner on real-time identity-verification solution ••• FogHorn adds new Internet of Things software to its portfolio.
- Global Rental Company Achieves Near-100 Percent Inventory Accuracy
An RFID solution from CoreRFID has given Lowe Rental visibility into 10,000 of its refrigeration and catering assets as the rental company expands its UHF technology use around the world.
- Adidas, Stadium AB Among Leading Retailers to Present Case Studies at RFID Journal LIVE! Europe 2018
The event, to be held in London on Nov. 7, will highlight leading companies' radio frequency identification deployments in the region, as well as demonstrate the latest technology solutions.
- RFID Solution Is Watertight for North Sails Facility
The global sail manufacturer and service provider tracks the location and status of around 1,000 customers' sails at one of its lofts, using UHF RFID technology from A2B Tracking; the company plans to expand the system's use to some of its other 150 lofts around the world.