- Encrypt Instead of 'Kill'
A dual-mode EPC RFID tag works in the supply chain and secures data after an item is purchased.
- Will Chip-Based Serialization Lock Suppliers into a Single Chip Vendor?
A recent agreement among chipmakers is designed to enable apparel suppliers and others to use RFID tags with different chips, but you should look at the issues carefully before opting for serialization solutions that employ the tag ID.
- The Key to RFID Adoption
The industry got out in front of the market, suggests an expert on how technologies go mainstream.
- The Truth About RFID Read Rates
Providers of passive UHF RFID solutions need to be clearer regarding the read rates, or read reliability, that end users can expect to achieve.
- The Year of Low Power
This year, RFID will benefit from a trend toward electronics that are more energy-efficient.
- What's In a Name?
Choosing the right tag identifier now prevents headaches later.
- Migrating to the 5 GHz Wi-Fi Band Will Advance RTLS and M2M Communications
A crowded RF environment impacts the battery life of Wi-Fi devices significantly—and the first to be affected are those operating in the 2.4 GHz band.
- The High Cost of Patent Trolls
Companies whose business is threatening alleged infringers exact money that could fund innovation.
- RFID License Plates: A Successful In-Metal RFID Application
University of Bremen researchers explain how a vehicle's license plate can function as an antenna for a passive UHF tag, outperforming smart labels on windshields, as well as on-metal tags.
- Lessons Learned From ERP Can Help Drive RFID Adoption
Research studies and the history of enterprise resource planning systems show that RFID solutions vendors need to make their products not only easy to integrate, but also to use.
- Demystifying the "Low Memory" of Aviation's Low-Memory Tags
Tego's CTO explains why most aviation applications will require at least 2 kilobits.
- Why RFID Is Poised for Growth in India
If user concerns are adequately addressed, RFID adoption can show a significant increase.
- How RFID Can Sharpen Your Business Intelligence
The former worldwide program director of RFID for Hewlett-Packard and Asia Pacific regional director for EPCglobal explains how the technology can be used to improve the quality of your business decisions.
- Is the Market Suffering From 'RFID Weariness'?
We're not tired of RFID—we've simply heard too many horror stories stemming from poor planning, inadequate execution and a lack of knowledge and vision.
- The Seeds of Innovation
Government stimulus is not only good for the economy—it also leads to groundbreaking technologies.