After four decades in the auto-ID industry, the business owner, magstripe technology developer and RFID consultant is reflecting on his work and the industry—then, now and in the future.
GS1 US's implementation guideline provides recommendations for companies producing, transporting or storing RFID-tagged products, to help them leverage and share read-based data, improve shipment accuracy and eliminate returns.
Tageos joins Auburn University RFID Lab advisory board; CenTrak launches IoT consulting and training service; IIoT and Digital Twin Consortiums publish security guide; ParkourSC acquires IoT company Qopper; RTLS company Inpixon/IntraNav joins SAP partner program; Avnet, Amazon forge IoT strategic collaboration; GS1 Australia unveils new RFID coalition.
Several racecar drivers and teams are employing and sponsoring a solution from Surgere to track the performance of tires or other components by monitoring how often each part passes RFID readers.
Metrc has added four more U.S. states to its portfolio of customers that leverage its RFID-based solution to create a record of each plant and package of cannabis, then track the product throughout the supply chain.
Michigan State University's Axia Institute has been building membership in the technology and healthcare industries as it tests RFID, identifies use cases, develops best practices and supports an interoperable system to share product data.
The Wi-SUN Alliance, representing Internet of Things-based wireless mesh technologies, conducted a study that finds more than nine in 10 respondents believe adoption is necessary to remain competitive, and that deployments are becoming more complex.
The AIDC standards group is strategizing plans to reach out to a larger audience about technologies such as RFID, regarding not only standards but also regulation and successful use cases.
GS1 US is launching a quarterly best practices program with a panel discussion in March, which will bring together industry experts to foster peer-to-peer learning and networking.
Companies need to commit to building a better future by constructing RFID solutions based on a single standard for each supply chain.