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This section includes articles about the ongoing development of standards by EPCglobal and the International Organization for Standardization.

RFID Journal Announces Winners of Its 10th Annual Awards

Decathlon and Florida Hospital are among the top picks for 2016, chosen at this week's LIVE! event, being held in Orlando.

Standards Case Studies

Swedish Transport Gets on Track With RFID

The government agency developed a preventative-maintenance solution for railway vehicles, based on global standards.

Standards Features

RFID Journal LIVE! 2014 Report, Part 1

RFID Journal recently held its 12th annual conference and exhibition. View the presentations from the event's keynotes, preconference seminars and post-conference workshops.

Standards Editor's Notes

Is the RFID Industry Ready for Growth?

There are two important issues that need to be addressed as the technology becomes mainstream.

Standards Expert Views

The Right Way to Encode RFID Tags for Consumer Products

Brand owners, retailers and solution providers must understand how to use the SGTIN standard.

Standards Best Practices

The Secrets of Their Success

Companies that are tagging goods for retailers—and Wal-Mart's Simon Langford—reveal how to turn an RFID mandate into a competitive advantage.

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    • EPCIS: The Standards, Supply Chain Implications and Solution Provider Expertise
      Published August 2015
      The Electronic Product Code Information Services (EPCIS) plays a pivotal role in the life-sciences supply chain. The EPCIS standard is a candidate to meet compliance requirements in several markets, and more companies are beginning to rely on it for internal serialized data communication. TraceLink's executives have been integrally involved with the development of EPCIS guidelines for use within life sciences, providing regulatory and technical expertise in four GS1 working groups. The company discusses its solution that supports the use of EPCIS between internal systems and trade partners at the packaging line, enterprise and network levels, offering flexible integration and data translation and transport capabilities. (4 pages)
    • The Need for Global Standards and Solutions to Combat Counterfeiting
      Published November 2013
      This white paper, from GS1, provides insights into the increasing threats posed by counterfeit and illicit trade, and outlines how the organization's global standards, services and solutions can play a vital role in counteracting the problem. The report highlights key emerging trends and deceptive practices, and discusses how to secure global supply chains against the threats of counterfeit goods, through greater visibility, traceability and transparency. (24 pages)
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