- Team Demos RFID/Bar Code Reader
Checkpoint Systems and PSC demonstrated a bar-code scanner that can also read EPC tags.
- 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.
- Startup Claims RFID Breakthrough
SmartCode, an Israeli company, says it can produce 1.2 million RFID tags per hour. Each would cost less than ten cents when ordered in volume.
- Intellident Offers Portal Reader
The MultiScanner RFID reader can automate the receiving and dispatching of goods.
- 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.
- YFY Pilots RFID Inventory System
Yuen Foong Yu Paper Manufacturing Co., the largest paper producer in Greater China, is launching a pilot that will use RFID to track boxes internally.
- 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.
- New RFID Data Link for SAP Shops
Supply chain systems specialist Acsis will integrate Matrics' technology into its data-collection platform.
- Behind the Benetton Brouhaha
Despite reports to the contrary, the Italian retailer continues to explore the supply chain benefits of RFID.
- Rafsec Offers Embedded RFID Tags
The Finnish company has developed transponders that can be embedded in plastic containers during the injection molding process.
- Two Days at the Alien Academy
RFID Journal Editor Mark Roberti recently attended Alien Technology's RFID course. Here's his report.
- Peer-to-Peer: RFID's Killer App?
A Finnish company has developed peer-to-peer technology that enables companies to share real-time product information, regardless of the RFID tag used.
- Siemens Offers RTLS Technology
The Germany company has added real-time locating technology from WhereNet to its RFID product line.
- Extending RFID's Reach in Europe
Palomar has produced passive UHF tags that can be read from 4 meters away with a 500-milliwatt reader.
- New Low-Volume RFID Solution
ExypnoTech of Germany is introducing RFID transponders in paper that can be printed using a modified inkjet printer.