- RFID and Global Warming
The same technology used to increase operational efficiencies can also save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
- A New Approach to Pharmaceutical E-Pedigrees
EPCIS can support chain-of-custody verification—without a cumbersome data burden.
- RFID Earns a Second Chance
Apparel retailers are using the technology to improve inventory management, which increases sales and reduces working capital.
- NFC Mobile Phones and the Future of Privacy
NFC-enabled phones will offer consumers the opportunity to enhance their privacy by empowering them with their own secure ID devices.
- At-Home Product Life-Cycle Management
Manufacturers and customers can monitor consumer electronics devices for maintenance, repair and recycling.
- Using Wireless Technologies to Fight Camera Theft
If every digital camera contained a SIM or RFID module, it could log into its manufacturer's product-authentication database when switched on and, if stolen, report its whereabouts and disable itself until returned to its rightful owner.
- Corralling Stray Reads
Filters on fixed and handheld readers ensure data accuracy, providing retailers with real-time inventory visibility.
- RFID's Untapped Potential
Analyzing aggregated data can improve our understanding of processes.
- No Free Lunches With RFID
We must balance the cost of information with improvement in decisions and actions.
- Toward a Cheap Sensor Tag
The transformation of a technology negative into a positive could make it affordable to monitor the condition of many products and things.
- How to Implement RFID Successfully
Select radio frequency identification as a solution only when its capabilities provide an immediate or projected benefit to a process that makes it more effective than choosing another technology.
- Every DVD Tells a Story
It's possible to track 2,000 discs on a pallet if you pay attention to the way they're RFID-tagged, packed and stacked.
- Sidestepping Capital Costs
New solutions make RFID technology more manageable—and affordable—for apparel retailers.
- RFID-ROI-SME Project Promises Big Help for Small Business
Eight pilot deployments are designed to show how RFID can become a productivity tool during a time of financial recession, especially for companies that operate under constrained budgets.
- Innovation Is Stupid
Amazon, eBay and Google were all dumb ideas.