- GSI to Produce Thin-Film Batteries
Printed batteries that can power low-cost active RFID labels will likely hit the market next year.
- UCC Ready To Commercialize EPC
UCC and EAN have formed AutoID Inc., which will issue Electronic Product Codes later this year. They have also clarified their position on RFID standards.
- RFID Tags for Monitoring Shelf Life
A startup is testing RFID time temperature integrators that monitor the status of perishables in real time.
- Lab ID Unveils New Tunnel Reader
The Italian company says its device can read 800 tags in close proximity on a conveyor system.
- Oracle, Intermec Team on RFID App
The two companies are working together to RFID-enable Oracle's warehouse management system.
- Wal-Mart CIO to Speak on RFID
Linda Dillman will talk about Wal-Mart's RFID efforts at Retail Systems2003/VICS Collaborative Commerce conference next month.
- 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.
- Tyco Places Big Bet On RFID
The company, which sells Sensormatic EAS systems, will use its marketing muscle and international reach to push RFID technology.
- 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.
- Metro Opens 'Store of the Future'
Updated: At a store in Germany, the European retailer and its partners will learn whether RFID can reduce out of stocks.
- RFID May Boost Service at Banks
IBM will soon pilot a system that uses RFID to help banks identify and better serve their customers.
- 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.
- 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.