RFID Journal Videos

RFID and UID Compliance: Making Total Asset Visibility a Reality Play Event (Part 1)

The use of RFID, combined with U.S. Department of Defense mandates for unique identification (UID), presents challenges and opportunities for both aerospace/defense companies and defense programs. SAP and Lockheed Martin have collaborated to provide ...

Real-Time Visibility of Mobile Inventory, Assets and Field-Based Employees Using RFID (Part 3)

Manufacturers face significant challenges managing inventory from remote locations. The manual nature of managing inventory impacts manufacturers and retailers alike. Sales reps spend more time counting and less time selling. Operations lack visibili...

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...