- Managing RTIs
New standards for tracking returnable transport items will allow companies to achieve internal and supply chain benefits.
- RFID Goes Bananas
The latest advance in RFID technology helps keep fruit fresh.
- Encrypt Instead of 'Kill'
A dual-mode EPC RFID tag works in the supply chain and secures data after an item is purchased.
- Will Chip-Based Serialization Lock Suppliers into a Single Chip Vendor?
A recent agreement among chipmakers is designed to enable apparel suppliers and others to use RFID tags with different chips, but you should look at the issues carefully before opting for serialization solutions that employ the tag ID.
- U.S. Manufacturers Report Greater RFID Usage
The multi-year survey also shows an increase in companies' plans to expand the use of RFID systems to track inventory flow throughout their manufacturing processes.
- The Key to RFID Adoption
The industry got out in front of the market, suggests an expert on how technologies go mainstream.
- A New Approach to Pharmaceutical E-Pedigrees
EPCIS can support chain-of-custody verification—without a cumbersome data burden.
- Identifying Items
Apparel suppliers need to decide how they will assign unique serial numbers.
- How RFID Can Sharpen Your Business Intelligence
The former worldwide program director of RFID for Hewlett-Packard and Asia Pacific regional director for EPCglobal explains how the technology can be used to improve the quality of your business decisions.
- RFID Earns a Second Chance
Apparel retailers are using the technology to improve inventory management, which increases sales and reduces working capital.
- Securing Small Shipments
An RFID e-seal designed for ammunition, file or medical boxes can monitor for tampering.
- Using Wireless Technologies to Fight Camera Theft
If every digital camera contained a SIM or RFID module, it could log into its manufacturer's product-authentication database when switched on and, if stolen, report its whereabouts and disable itself until returned to its rightful owner.
- The Value of Partnerships
Hiring a systems integrator that is invested in your company's goals will help ensure the success of your RFID deployment.
- RFID's Untapped Potential
Analyzing aggregated data can improve our understanding of processes.
- Honeybees Are in Trouble—and RFID Can Help
An RFID sensor network can track environmental changes within hives, allowing a beekeeper to infer the insects' health.