- An E.Leclerc Supermarket Automates Its Pricing
The store has installed thousands of Altierre's electronic shelf labels, enabling it to instantly change the prices of goods, via RFID readers.
- RFID-enabled Lexus Ad Debuts in Pages of Wired Magazine
The publication's readership can access information about the carmaker's new app suite, by tapping a mobile phone against an NFC label attached to an advertisement within its April edition.
- VGB Group to Deploy RFID at Its 120 Siberian and Crawford Stores
The company's decision follows its successful implementation of EPC Gen 2 technology in its Memove chain, launched last October.
- Bell Helicopter's On-Time Delivery Rate Climbs Higher
The aircraft manufacturer is managing the movement of parts from a central warehouse to each production location, using an RFID solution from OATSystems.
- Luxury Apparel Maker to Test TexTrace's Fabric RFID Label
The new woven label, incorporating an EPC Gen 2 chip and a stitched-in antenna made of yarn, is being sewn into luxury goods, to provide brand authentication, inventory tracking and theft prevention.
- Italian Study Shows How RFID Can Help Reduce Supermarket Overstocks
The pilot used EPC Gen 2 UHF tags and readers to track the movements of cartons of goods into and out of an Auchan distribution center, to a store, and then to that store's trash compactor.
- Impinj Seeks to Make Serializing Data Easy
The RFID chipmaker is launching Monza Self-Serialization, its chip-based EPC serialization method designed to make it easy for a supplier to encode tags with unique ID numbers, and to ensure that it never duplicates Electronic Product Codes.
- Goodpack to RFID-enable 2.6 Million Bulk Containers
The Singapore-based container company is using EPC tags and readers to track the locations and conditions of its reusable steel IBCs at its depots, and at its customers' facilities, across the globe.
- RFID Sheet Antennas Enable Unique Shelf-Management Systems
Measuring only six millimeters in thickness, the short-range antennas—marketed by Teijin Fibers and Convergence Systems Ltd.—are being installed on shelving, along with EPC UHF readers, to track the locations of tagged items.
- U.S. Berry Company Implements RFID to Help Stem Potential Losses
The firm is deploying an Intelleflex RFID system after piloting the technology at a packing plant in Mexico, as well as at distribution centers in the United States.
- French Supermarket Tests NFC Tool for Visually Disabled Shoppers
Groupe Casino has teamed with the Institut de la Vision to try out an NFC-based solution from Think&Go so that customers with vision impairments can access data about the products they are considering purchasing.
- At Surplus, Inventory Takes Just a Few Minutes
One of the apparel chain's stores is using EPC RFID tags to track men's jeans stored on shelves in stacks up to eight feet high.
- Impinj Launches Products to Speed Item-Level Encoding
The company's Monza 5 chip and STP Source Tagging platform aim to enable companies to encode more than 1,000 RFID labels a minute, with fewer errors.
- German Label Manufacturer Boosts Shipments
Herma is using RFID tags and readers to track the locations of adhesive labels within its warehouse, based on the whereabouts of forklifts that pick up and deposit the pallets loaded with those labels.
- Tageos Makes RFID Inlays on Paper, Eliminating Plastic Substrate
The company's passive RFID labels will be 10 to 30 percent cheaper than traditional ones, and more sustainable, Tageos says, due to a manufacturing process that creates an RFID inlay directly on the label itself.