- COVER STORY
- Futureproof Your RFID System
Industry insiders share seven strategies to design and manage an RFID system that will keep pace with evolving technologies and business demands.
- PRODUCT DEVELOPMENTS
- A Guide to RFID Tool-Tracking Solutions
Automating in-house and job-site systems to manage hand tools can reduce costs and improve safety.
- VERTICAL FOCUS
- Hidden Benefts
Banks and other financial firms keep mum on how they're using RFID, but solutions providers say they're adopting the technology to track everything from cash to servers.
- ASHTON'S VIEW
- Humanizing Robots
RFID is enabling robots to sense, identify and communicate with other robots and people.
- SOFTWARE SAVVY
- Next-Generation EPCIS
Planned enhancements to the EPC Information Services standard will improve traceability for nonserialized items and transformation processes.
- INSIDE THE LABS
- Enlisting Robots
Once robots are integrated into the Internet of Things, they can perform tasks automatically.
- EDITOR'S NOTE
- Avoiding Obsolescence
There's no guarantee that the technology you implement today won't become obsolete down the road. But when it comes to RFID, there are ways to protect your investment.
- OUT IN FRONT
- Using Radio Waves to See
The HearMeFeelMe project is developing NFC applications to assist visually impaired seniors with daily tasks.
- Will Acquisitions Lead to RFID Dominance?
The RFID industry is experiencing a wave of consolidation that seems to be aimed at companies' achieving "gorilla" status.
- Courting Confusion
Will Round Rock Research's RFID patents be validated?