- Cybra Survey Finds 2.5 Times More RFID Users Than in 2008
The RFID software provider discovered that 54 percent of respondents are currently utilizing the technology, with 81 percent expecting to recoup their investment within three years.
- J.C. Penney CEO Predicts RFID Will Help Create a Transformational Shopping Experience
Ron Johnson says he expects that the retailer will start affixing radio frequency identification tags to 100 percent of its merchandise this year, and begin using the technology in 2013 to enable self-checkout.
- Packaging Company Tags Its Shipping Containers
Faerch Plast is using an EPC Gen 2 UHF RFID system from Prosign to keep a better eye on the reusable steel cages it utilizes to deliver its products to customers.
- GS1 Pilot Program Shows How RFID Can Track International Wine Shipments
GS1 Italy and GS1 Hong Kong have completed a project demonstrating how EPC technology could improve supply chain management, through greater visibility of crates of wine being shipped from Europe to Asia.
- At Fujifilm UK's RFID-enabled Kiosks, Consumers Can Tap N Print
The company is installing Smartrac NFC tags on 150 SmartPix kiosks deployed in Britain, enabling NFC phone users to quickly upload photos, via Bluetooth, for a variety of printing services.
- Startup Sees Femtocells as a Bridge to NFC-enabled Phones
Raging Mobile is developing in-store kiosks that give consumers the option of having their cell phones receive discounts via femtocell technology if their handsets do not support NFC RFID.
- Motorola to Broaden Handheld Reader Portfolio With Psion Acquisition
The $200 million purchase of the handheld computer company opens channels for Motorola's product offerings to meet the needs of industrial and rugged-environment use cases.
- RFID Journal Presents RFID in High Tech
The company's inaugural event focused on the technology sector will educate attendees about how radio frequency identification is being used within the high-tech industry.
- Honeywell Sees Its Optimus 5900 Reader as the First in a Series of RFID Products
The diversified technology manufacturer is now shipping the recently launched UHF handheld interrogator to customers, focusing on the retail market for item-level tracking.
- An E.Leclerc Supermarket Automates Its Pricing
The store has installed thousands of Altierre's electronic shelf labels, enabling it to instantly change the prices of goods, via RFID readers.
- Impinj Releases RFID Store Performance Simulator
The new tool could help retailers gain insights into how RFID technology could impact inventory management and store profitability.
- CentrObuv Finds RFID a Good Fit for Shoes
The Russian footwear retailer is using an item-level RFID system from Avery Dennison to track inventory, sales and security at one of its Moscow stores, and at a corresponding distribution center.
- Mojix Announces Availability of Its Next-Generation RFID System
The Mojix STAR 3000 offers cloud-based applications, industry-specific solutions, smartphone compatibly and improved performance, the company reports.
- Impinj Releases Embedded RFID Chips for Consumer Electronics, E-Labels
The company's Monza X Dura passive ICs can be used to configure, authenticate, activate and exchange data with tablet computers and other devices, by means of an EPC Gen 2 RFID reader.
- European Companies Prepare to Roll Out RFID-Enabled Wheels
A solution developed by pureSpekt and noFilis will enable users of trolleys and other rolling carts to track items' locations via passive EPC UHF tags and readers.