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  • The Batteryless RFID Imperative in Health Care
    Published July 2010
    Ravi Pappu, the co-founder and VP of ThingMagic's Advanced Development Group, explains why batteryless RFID is the most economical way to measure a large number of parameters in health-care settings; how batteryless RFID's low cost and complexity enable innovative patient-centric applications that would otherwise not be implemented; and why it often makes sense to implement batteryless RFID applications first. (8 pages)
  • Methodologies for Sharply Reducing Hospital-acquired Infections
    Published June 2010
    Dynamic RFID Solutions discusses the spread of hospital-acquired infections, and explains how to combat the problem by promoting good hand hygiene via an automated, interactive electronic monitoring system utilizing RFID and infrared technologies. (7 pages)
  • The GS1 US Visibility Framework
    Published June 2010
    GS1 US offers a standards-based approach that companies can use to identify, capture and share data throughout the value chain, whether they utilize ERP systems, supply chain management software, bar codes, RFID, mobile or wireless computers, database programs or Web-based information exchanges to improve visibility. (11 pages)
  • Traceability in Retail—Reducing RFID Media Costs for Best Value
    Published June 2010
    Retailers face enormous pressure to gain the most return from their business-process investments. RFID enables business intelligence throughout an organization's value chain to provide critical information for fast and accurate decision-making. Achieving the most value from RFID demands an innovative method for ensuring accuracy while shrinking the reoccurring costs of label media. This document from Zebra Technologies discusses the benefits item-level tagging brings to the retail industry, and how on-pitch printing and encoding solutions can boost RFID's value beyond the supply chain. (8 pages)
    Tags: Retail
  • What Is RFID Interoperability?
    Published June 2010
    Ted Osinski, the director of MET Laboratories' RFID programs, and the manager of the Dash7 Alliance's certification program, discusses the components, economic impact and other issues of an interoperable RFID system, as well as Dash7 interoperability, how to develop a certification program architecture, and the benefits of Dash7 certification. (5 pages)
  • The Intelleflex XC3 Technology Platform: An Implementation of the Draft ISO Class 3 Standard
    Published May 2010
    Intelleflex's new XC3 technology platform consists of chips, tags, reader modules, fixed interrogators and mobile readers. This white paper explores the technology's benefits, and also offers a technical discussion of the recently approved draft ISO 18000-6C BAP Class 3 standard on which it is based.
  • Physical Asset Management and IT Security
    Published April 2010
    Information technology involves virtual assets and transactions, but security vulnerabilities may lurk in its physical foundations. Jim Caudill, Xterprise's senior VP of marketing and strategy, explains how identifying, tracking and managing risks to physical servers, storage devices and network hardware can help close security gaps that can not be addressed by electronic asset management. This document outlines RFID methods to integrate IT security across physical and virtual domains.
    Tags: Security
  • IT Asset Management Using RFID
    Published April 2010
    Companies in the financial services, telecommunications and other sectors use IT asset management to improve productivity and service. Support of global operations requires an IT infrastructure, including physical, electrical and HVAC (heating, ventilating and air conditioning). Jim Caudill, Xterprise's senior VP of marketing and strategy, explains how some IT departments are adopting business methodologies, such as RFID, to help manage their IT infrastructure for maximum business value.
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