- COVER STORY
- Seven Strategies to Fund RFID Projects
Creative thinking can help you deploy a radio frequency identification system—without breaking the bank.
- PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS
- Rough Riders: RFID Tags Get Rugged
Here's what you need to know to track assets in harsh environments.
- VERTICAL FOCUS
- RFID Cements Its Place in the Construction Industry
Real-world deployments show how manufacturers, engineering firms and builders can use the technology to fight counterfeiting, complete projects on time and within budget, and improve on-site safety.
- EDITOR'S NOTE
- Money for RFID
- OUT IN FRONT
- Tracking Track Workers for Safety
Bombardier Transportation is developing an RFID system that will alert rail inspectors to oncoming subway trains and conductors to workers on the tracks.
- Internal Benefits for Apparel Makers
Apparel suppliers that think item-level tagging will benefit only retailers might be surprised to learn that some clothing companies are choosing to adopt RFID at their manufacturing and distribution facilities.
- Making RFID an Apparel Industry Initiative
Retailers on the leading edge of RFID adoption would rather clothing manufacturers tag voluntarily than by mandate. Here's how to make that happen.
- ASHTON'S VIEW
- In The Name of RFID
Selling a radio frequency identification solution establishes clarity and confidence.
- OVERCOMING OBSTACLES
- Passive, Yet Worldly, Tags
EPC Gen 2 on-metal tags feature consistent read rates across regions, so they can track assets globally.
- INSIDE THE LABS
- Checking Items in a Group
By using a group ID as well as an individual tag ID, we could verify a shipment of goods, reduce shrinkage and validate receiving without perfect read rates.