At a store in Germany, the European retailer and its partners will learn whether RFID can reduce out of stocks.
You'd never know it from the press coverage, but RFID offers many consumer benefits.
IBM will soon pilot a system that uses RFID to help banks identify and better serve their customers.
Syscan's compact flash reader, which plugs into almost any handheld computer, will cost $150 and read 13.56 MHz ISO-compliant tags.
Misinformation about RFID fuels paranoia and plays into the hands of those who oppose the technology.
A new wireless netpad will be able to scan bar codes and read from and write to 13.56 MHz tags.
Supply chain systems specialist Acsis will integrate Matrics' technology into its data-collection platform.
Despite reports to the contrary, the Italian retailer continues to explore the supply chain benefits of RFID.
Some press reports suggest that the Benetton situation could hurt the RFID industry. Nothing could be further from the truth.
The focus has been on tags and readers, but the middleware that processes data from RFID readers and passes it to enterprise systems is critical. Eric Ipsen looks at the trends and key vendors in this crucial area.