RFID Journal Videos

Aerospace/Defense: Tracking Assets at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

Even a small tool left on the launch pad at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center could potentially damage a spacecraft during liftoff, jeopardizing a mission. To prevent tools from being left behind by workers, Boeing has employed a real-time location syste...

How Wal-Mart Derives Business Value from RFID

When Rollin Ford took over as Wal-Mart's CIO in April 2006, he launched a bottom-up review of the company's RFID initiative to ensure Wal-Mart had the right strategy and right implementation plan. In this thought-provoking keynote address, Ford expla...

Using EPC and GS1 Identifiers to Drive Business Value

The Electronic Product Code is part of GS1’s integrated suite of global standards, which provides for accurate identification and communication of information regarding products, assets, services and locations. These standards can be employed to un...

RFID Helps Hospital Maintain Patient Safety, Reduce Labor Costs

Children's Hospital Colorado is installing RFID sensors to monitor the temperatures of refrigerators, blood coolers, blanket warmers and other heating or cooling appliances within the new 10-story tower that it is currently constructing. Temperature ...

Health Care: Potential Optimizations of Workflow Processes and Resources Through the Focused Deployment of Enabling Technologies

Growing technological complexity within the patient-care environment, coupled with increased workloads and reduced staffing, has created difficulties and discontinuities in the management of patient information and the overall care environment. These...