- What You Need to Know About RFID Tool-Tracking Systems
By Justin Patton
Across industries—from automotive and aerospace production to oil and gas exploration and even the leasing of tools to customers—it's critical to have the right tool in the right place at the right time. Manufacturers that can't identify and locate tools efficiently often experience delays in production or, worse, total work stoppages.
- Tricks and Tags for Hard-to-Read Products
By Brad Adams and Maurizio Turri
Based on numerous studies, the University of Arkansas' RFID Research Center says companies can overcome the challenge of tagging products that include metal or water.
- What You Need to Know About RFID Handheld Readers
By Caleb Brantley and Mambwe Mumba
As part of an ongoing study of item-level tagging in the apparel and footwear industry, the RFID Research Center at the University of Arkansas has investigated the use of RFID handheld readers. Here's what companies should know to take advantage of these mobile devices.
- Get a Better Sense of Your Product's Condition
By Rustin Treat
RFID sensors offer unique advantages compared with traditional cold-chain monitoring tools. Based on its work with cold-chain pilots, the RFID Research Center at the University of Arkansas tells you what you need to know to take advantage of them.
- Are Item-Level Tags Up to the Job?
By Daniel Deavours
The RFID Alliance Lab tested four commercially available EPC Gen 1 UHF tags and found that each had limitations.