- Metro Group Expands RFID Tagging to Cases and Cartons
METRO Group will expand its current RFID program from tagging pallets to tagging cartons and cases, adding one more level of granularity to its aggressive supply chain visibility efforts.
- Intermec Publishes IP Clarification Document
Intermec Technologies has published a statement entitled seeking to clear any confusion about the company's intellectual property with respect to the GEN 2 standard.
- Asian Shipping Company Opens RFID Test Center
- RFID Used in Advanced Cattle Tracking System
The state of Kansas has received funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to implement a cattle-tracking system combining RFID, GPS, and cellular technology.
- Wal-Mart Begins RFID Process Changes
By Mark Roberti
The retailer has started deploying new applications and implementing new procedures aimed at using RFID data to reduce out-of-stocks.
- P&G-Gillette Merger Could Lend Voice to Suppliers
The combined P&G-Gillette could become a strong leader of CPG manufacturers struggling to exercise more control against the ever increasing tide of retailer mandates.
- "Smart Box" RFID Shipping Tech Yields Significant Savings
According to a recent report from A.T. Kearney, RFID placed on over-ocean shipping containers can afford significant cost savings when combined with a tracking network.
- RFID Tracking at Juvenile Court to Save $30K Annually
Georgia's DeKalb County Juvenile Court hopes to save $30,000 annually by installing RFID technology to tag, track, and better organize its 12,000-file storage system.
- RFID Hackers Shock Popular Press
A Johns Hopkins University research team has cracked the popular RFID-based security system used in car keys to fight automobile theft.
- Homeland Security to Test RFID
By Mary Catherine O'Connor
The U.S. government plans to use RFID technology as a means to quickly and accurately identify visitors at U.S. ports of entry.
- RFID News Roundup
By Bob Violino
ASK, others, picked for e-passport test; Lab ID releases new portal antenna; ACG reader tops interoperability test; MPI builds large partner network.
- VeriSign Plans RFID Security Enhancements
VeriSign will probably announce enhancements to its RFID technology at the EPC Developer's Conference to be held in Chicago this April.
- China RFID Standard Will Not Happen in 2005
According to the executive director of the Article Numbering Centre of China, China will probably not finalize a national RFID standard in 2005.
- RFID News Roundup
By Andrew Price
Chinese university checking out RFID; Kennedy Group offering Gen 2; FCC, ETSI certify RF Monolithics sensor module; Moteiv module gets FCC, Canadian certifications; Tagsys unveils tunnel readers, Paxar partnership; golf fans can pay with PayPass.
- Professor helps create space-age guide dogs