- The ABCs of the EPCglobal Network
The network is critical to fulfilling the promise of using low-cost RFID tags to track goods in the global supply chain. We explain what it is, how it works and where its development stands today.
- Linking RFID with Web services
Because Web services make it easier for business partners to electronically share real-time data and conduct transactions, the marriage of RFID and Web services promises to be a productive union.
- RFID and the Evolution of IT
Radio frequency identification is just the latest stage in the ongoing evolution of systems that enable companies to gather, analyze and act upon information.
- RFID to ERP: The Land Between
The focus has been on tags and readers, but the middleware that processes data from RFID readers and passes it to enterprise systems is critical. Eric Ipsen looks at the trends and key vendors in this crucial area.
- Libraries Adopt RFID By The Book
Four years ago, Rockefeller University Library became the first library to use RFID to track books. Dozens of others have followed suit. Do these systems pay off?