- Airline Industry Embraces RFID Baggage Tracking
The IATA's board voted at its general meeting to develop a standard within one year for using RFID to track luggage. The industry body aims to start rolling the technology out globally in 2020.
- Special Achievement Award: Ken Traub
RFID Journal honors the man who helped to develop many of GS1's software standards. Ken tragically passed away on Apr. 2.
- RFID Consortium Brings Order to UHF Patents
News that Convergence Systems Ltd. has joined the patent pool is another sign that the RFID industry is maturing and has dealt effectively with intellectual property issues.
- RFID and Government Regulation
Radio frequency identification can help reduce the burden of data collection and paperwork associated with government oversight.
- RFID Institute Seeks Subject-Matter Experts
The independent nonprofit association dedicated to developing standardized certification programs needs experts to help create its first certification program.
- The Way Forward
For RFID technology to truly deliver on its promise, industries must come together and agree on standards.