Nexite's Connected Merchandise solution enables stores to view the movements of products and thereby better understand shopper behavior.
The solution, using an RFID reading robot that interrogates tags attached to every piece of apparel or accessory, has brought inventory visibility up to 95 percent to help ensure on-shelf availability.
The company has a customized modular approach to leveraging RFID for shrink detection, which is being piloted by retailers in Europe.
The technology will play an increasingly larger role in the retail sector, and Walmart's commitment to RFID will accelerate its universal adoption.
Since deploying its RFID-based system to track the high-value equipment it rents to customers, Rentex has leveraged the technology to continue business growth during a time of supply chain delays and labor shortages.
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Unlimited Solutions and Ernst and Young are expanding a BLE-based solution known as Flockey, which detected COVID-19 risks at the 2021 music event, to provide other applications for festivals and shows.
Tuesday's scheduled RFID Journal event discussing technologies for inbound and outbound applications, sponsored by SICK, has been moved to Dec. 20.
The autonomous devices detect inventory and pricing on shelves as they go about floor scrubbing at all of the company's 600 stores.
GS1's Tag Data Standard 2.0 identifies a standard approach to encoding data on EPC tags to include a product's batch, lot number and expiration or "best by" date.