- Zebra Study Reveals Executives' Priorities
According to the research, 89 percent of the companies polled are investing in labor and technology to expand their warehouse deployments by 2024.
- RFID News Roundup
CAEN RFID intros fixed reader for retail, warehousing; STMicroelectronics launches new payment system-on-chip; Industrial Internet Consortium announces contestants for IoT smart buildings challenge; BehrTech, MAJiK Systems partner on IoT connectivity for industrial brownfield environments; Impinj extends support for Japan's electronic tag initiative at convenience stores, drug stores.
- RTLS Brews Up Benefits for Historic Czech Republic Beer
Sewio's ultra-wideband solution, deployed this year, enables Budweiser Budvar to determine the locations of its forklifts within centimeters, and to thereby understand the movements of its returnable pallets, thus preventing errors, increasing efficiency and reducing inventory space.
- Avery Dennison Targets Retail Deployments With Mobile Printer, Robomart Partnership
The company's new Pathfinder 6059 handheld RFID printer can create and apply RFID tags for retail goods and logistics within five seconds, while its EPC UHF RFID tags will be used on Robomart's products when the self-driving store system brings stores to customers wherever they are.
- SML RFID Opens Retail Ideation Space in China
The facility, located in Shanghai, will showcase item-level RFID technologies and applications to government leaders, business partners and retail end users.
- BAE Systems to Present at RFID Journal LIVE! Europe
In November, the global aerospace, defense and security company will speak about its use of radio frequency identification to automate inventory replenishment, manage the status and location of each asset and tool, and bring visibility to work-in-process.
- Retail Reload, Mainetti Partner on Omnichannel and Big-Data Solutions
The two companies are offering retailers a solution that tracks data about goods in stores beyond inventory management, either with QR codes or using handheld or fixed RFID readers.
- Singapore Airport, Airlines Piloting Handheld RFID Reader
Koamtac's UHF RFID module can be attached to a barcode scanner or stand alone as a Bluetooth-connected device with a mobile phone that can be charged, along with the phone, on a single charging device.
- RFID Brings Intelligence to Texas Warehouse Roll-Up Doors
The high-speed doors were opening inadvertently to allow forklift drivers access to freezers and coolers, so the retailer operating that warehouse acquired a battery-assisted passive RFID solution from TagMaster to pinpoint a forklift's location, confirm a driver's authorization to enter, prompt the subsequent door opening and store the related data.
- Authentic Feet Manages Nike Stock via RFID
The sports shoe manufacturer ships products with radio frequency identification tags already attached, which has automated 60 percent of the store's inventory management.
- Lacoste Creates High-Tech RFID Showroom
The company uses RFID to locate goods, as well as prevent unauthorized exits and product misplacements, in its new Le Club store concept.
- Paper Mill Optimizes Manufacturing and Stock Control
By deploying an RFID system from iTag, a papermaking firm has reduced the need for manual operations and has sped up its processes.
- RFID Zones Enable Automated Tracking Solution for Warehouse
Asset Recovery Specialists is monitoring the movements of hundreds of pieces of equipment in its San Diego warehouse with an RFID system that detects the zone in which tagged items were last detected, thereby increasing productivity by 30 percent.
- Fashion Retailer Leverages Virtual Shielding to Overcome Stray RFID Reads
Superdry has launched a solution from Nedap that employs the technology company's virtual shielding to prevent spill-over tag reads that had been affecting read accuracy in the retailer's previous solution.
- RFID Brings Gains to Small Apparel Brand
Southern Fried Cotton, which opted to leverage a technology more commonly deployed by big companies, has brought its customer chargeback rate down by 98.8 percent, increased its warehouse efficiency and achieved an ROI within less than a year.