Inventory / Warehouse Management

RFID Venture Purchased by VCs

Six-year old Intelligent Systems, which was formerly a division of the New Ventures Group at packaging giant MeadWestvaco, has been acquired by two venture capital firms and renamed Vue Technology.

Singapore RFID Test Center Opens

This week saw the opening of a new RFID test center in Singapore. The S$2.7-million center was developed by Singapore-based transportation and logistics company Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) in partnership with Sun Microsystems.

What RFID Can Learn from IT Systems Management

The RFID world has a lot to learn from what works and what doesn't in the world of systems management specifically in these three areas: monitoring, correlation and root cause analysis, and event management.

Low-Cost Chipless RFID Tags Progressing

An interesting development in the realm of tag prices has been the possibility of non-silicon based RFID tags. "Organic", "polymer-based", or "chipless" RFID tags could bring tag prices down below one cent, at which point the possibilities of item-level RFID tagging shoot through the roof.

Inside Auto-ID Labs

In the excitment surrounding the build-up and ratification of GEN 2, an important lasting vestige of the Auto-ID Center has slipped below the radar: Auto-ID Labs.