- Polo Ralph Lauren Store Gets Smart Fitting Rooms
The interactive fitting-room technology, provided by Oak Labs, is part of Ralph Lauren's adoption of RFID for customer-facing applications and inventory tracking.
- RFID News Roundup
Impinj launches RAIN RFID retail solutions with Detego, InMotion and Nedap ••• SML upgrades Clarity retail inventory-management software ••• Vizinex RFID releases Sentry Slim Skinnie tag ••• MEPS Real-Time updates system for pharmacy automation, inventory management ••• Giant Eagle tests Powershelf out-of-stock sensors as part of food-industry study ••• Sensoro deploys 110,000-beacon network in China.
- With ItemSense, Impinj Aims to Simplify "Always On" RFID Deployments
The company says its newly released software makes it easier to develop end-to-end RAIN RFID solutions and integrate them with a user's back-end systems.
- Lucky Brand Uses RFID-Enabled Touchscreens to Provide Info, Assistance to Shoppers
The clothing retailer is RFID-tagging all inventory at two of its stores, so that customers can access information about a garment by holding it near the screen, as well as request assistance.
- Poltrona Frau Uses RFID to Track Leather Materials
The Italian luxury furniture company is having its suppliers attach a passive UHF tag to each piece of leather so that it can expedite the receipt of leather upholstery material, as well as its inventory-taking process.
- GIKS Mode to Open Seventh RFID-enabled Store
The Belgian retailer has already been using RFID to track nearly all of its merchandise at six stores and a DC.
- Generation Tux Finds RFID Well Suited to Its Mission
The new online tuxedo-rental business, launched by Men's Wearhouse's founder, ensures that customers get what they ordered, thanks to UHF RFID tags that identify each garment's shipment, return and usage history.
- Industry Leaders to Present New RFID Case Studies at RFID Journal LIVE! Brasil
Sabesp, Petrobras, Sinctronics and others will present real-world case studies at the event, to be held on Oct. 7-8 in São Paulo.
- RFID Helps Tile Maker Keep Costs From Going Through the Roof
Thanks to the system, MCA has reduced the amount of time needed to take inventory of its clay roofing tiles by 98 percent.
- Bill Hardgrave, Dean of Auburn University's College of Business, to Speak at RFID Journal LIVE! Brasil 2015
The preeminent expert on RFID in retail will share his insights on Oct. 7 in São Paulo at RFID Journal's fourth annual Brazilian event.
- Intel Unveils RFID System for Retailers
Levi Strauss has been piloting the Intel Retail Sensor Platform—designed to make RFID deployments easier and provide real-time inventory data—at one of its stores.
- Tyco Opens Experience Center for Wal-Mart
The facility is intended to provide Wal-Mart executives and other employees with access to Tyco technology as they plan upgrades to existing store EAS and RFID systems.
- RFID News Roundup
Clothing retailer F&F, SML Group partner to deploy RFID for improved inventory accuracy ••• NFL, Microsoft and Zebra take RFID-enabled player tracking to new app ••• NFC Forum designates UL as an authorized test lab ••• Apple joins the NFC Forum ••• InvoTech expands offices, adds staff to meet demand.
- RFID News Roundup
Checkpoint Systems reports momentum building for RFID ••• U.S. Navy successfully demos RFID inventory application offshore ••• Steamboat, Winter Park resorts installing RFID technology ••• Target tests beacons at 50 stores ••• Indian Water Park implements RFID-enabled solution ••• Bluetooth beacon shipments to break 400 million units in 2020.
- Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas Expands RFID System to Manage Location of Drug Trays
The San Diego medical facility is now using MEPS' Virtual Logbook, in conjunction with the company's Intelliguard Kit and Tray Management System, to enable personnel to more quickly find RFID-tagged medications when they're needed elsewhere, or if any are recalled or nearing their expiration dates.