- COVER STORY
- Five European Leaders Speak Out on RFID
Amid financial and social unrest, decision-makers at midsize European companies explain why they are expanding their enterprise RFID deployments.
- PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS
- What You Need to Know About RFID Reader Antennas
Innovative designs engineered for specific applications make it easier to monitor myriad items in a wide range of environments.
- VERTICAL FOCUS
- Trash Talk
Garbage is a growing problem in cities and towns across the globe. Now, RFID is helping communities better manage waste collection, encourage recycling and monitor the disposal of industrial and hazardous materials.
- ASHTON'S VIEW
- The Seeds of Innovation
Government stimulus is not only good for the economy—it also leads to groundbreaking technologies.
- OVERCOMING OBSTACLES
- RFID Earns a Second Chance
Apparel retailers are using the technology to improve inventory management, which increases sales and reduces working capital.
- EDITOR'S NOTE
- Getting an Edge With RFID
The global economy will face slower growth in the coming years, so companies and organizations will need to become more efficient to increase profits—and many have already figured out that RFID can deliver near- and long-term savings.
- OUT IN FRONT
- Reducing NYC Traffic Jams
An RFID system monitors vehicle speed in real time, so operators can take steps to eliminate congestion.
- OUT IN FRONT
- Don't Leave Home Without It
A new RFID-enabled ladies' handbag helps wearers avoid forgetting their mobile phone, wallet and other essentials.
- Global Economic Uncertainty and Slower Growth
The way to increase profits is to become more efficient.
- Where to Start an RFID Deployment
As companies consider various RFID systems to solve a specific problem or deliver a particular benefit, they should explore any additional advantages each system might provide.
- Will the Patent Arms Race Affect RFID Deployments?
To avoid having to pay royalties, do your due diligence up front.