- Group Examines RFID Retail Costs
Four Canadian companies plan to explore the cost implications of deploying RFID in a retail environment.
- GSI to Produce Thin-Film Batteries
Printed batteries that can power low-cost active RFID labels will likely hit the market next year.
- Kraft to Track Containers with RFID
The company has chosen TrenStar to tag and track intermediate bulk containers through the supply chain.
- UCC Ready To Commercialize EPC
UCC and EAN have formed AutoID Inc., which will issue Electronic Product Codes later this year. They have also clarified their position on RFID standards.
- Consortium Aims to Secure Trade
Nine transportation, technology and supply chain companies have united to try to improve transportation security and economics.
- RFID Tags for Monitoring Shelf Life
A startup is testing RFID time temperature integrators that monitor the status of perishables in real time.
- Lab ID Unveils New Tunnel Reader
The Italian company says its device can read 800 tags in close proximity on a conveyor system.
- Oracle, Intermec Team on RFID App
The two companies are working together to RFID-enable Oracle's warehouse management system.
- Wal-Mart CIO to Speak on RFID
Linda Dillman will talk about Wal-Mart's RFID efforts at Retail Systems2003/VICS Collaborative Commerce conference next month.
- New ROI Calculator for RFID
The Auto-ID Center has created an online calculator designed to help companies determine whether deploying EPC technology will pay off.
- Get RFID Readers in a Flash (Card)
Syscan's compact flash reader, which plugs into almost any handheld computer, will cost $150 and read 13.56 MHz ISO-compliant tags.
- Psion, Lab ID Unveil RFID Handheld
A new wireless netpad will be able to scan bar codes and read from and write to 13.56 MHz tags.
- Rafsec Offers Embedded RFID Tags
The Finnish company has developed transponders that can be embedded in plastic containers during the injection molding process.
- Port Turns to RFID for Security
The Port of Houston Authority has joined the Smart and Secure Trade lanes initiative.
- RFID Helps to Perfect Order Picking
Figleaves, a UK-based Web site that sells intimate apparel, plans to expand its use of RFID to eliminate errors at its warehouse.