EDITOR'S NOTEInventory Accuracy Without RFID?
By Mark Roberti
Some software providers are promising to improve retailers' inventory accuracy. Here's why algorithms alone won't work.
EXPERT VIEWRFID Asset-Tracking Technology for Warehouse Relocation
By Kiran Ajaz
With an RFID-enabled tracking system, the entire relocation process, from planning through execution to completion, becomes smoother.
PREMIUM CONTENTRFID Journal LIVE! 2018 Report
RFID Journal recently held its 16th annual conference and exhibition. View the presentations from the event.
WHITE PAPERRFID in the Beverage Industry
Coca-Cola recently tested a new drink dispenser called Coca-Cola Freestyle. Utilizing technologies similar to those used to deliver precise doses of drugs, a single Freestyle unit can dispense more than 100 different beverages. Jadak explains how the system, which employs RFID-enabled cartridges, can detect supply levels and transmit data for re-stocking purposes.
INTERNET OF THINGS 2018
"Internet of Things" is a broad term being used to cover technologies that give network connectivity to everyday objects, from wearable computers to common products. What's behind all the excitement about the IoT? How will companies benefit from IoT technologies? This virtual event will feature case studies from early adopters. Learn how to overcome technical, user and governmental challenges, and how to create effective business models using the power of the Internet of Things.
Register now—the virtual event will be held on July 24 at 11:00 AM.
|New Label Changes Displayed Price Data With|
Power from RFID
Powercast's new Batteryless Electronic UHF Retail Price Tag receives pricing information from an RFID interrogator, while also harvesting the RF energy, then uses that energy to change the price accordingly on its display.
Brazilian Retail Chain Reduces Overtime Costs
Lojas Ki Barato's use of RFID has improved inventory control, decreased expenses and increased employee efficiency.
Pinnpoint, Smartrac Team Up With Lexmark
for RFID Printing
The resultant on-demand printing solutions allow shippers to automatically view the status of returned goods via RFID tag reads, enabling the growing reverse logistics model for online shopping.
Hotels, Retailers, Offices Piloting Technology
Once Aimed at Health Care
CenTrak has expanded its RTLS and BLE solutions to companies beyond its traditional health-care market, as its partners from hospitality to retail are asking to employ the BLE and other functionalities built into its systems.
Startup Offers Low-Cost RFID System That Can
The boxed solution, from RFRain, comes with low-cost readers and antennas, networked to a gateway running filtering and management firmware that can then forward data to a cloud-based server, all within a few hours after the box is opened.
RFID IN RETAIL AND APPAREL 2018
RFID technology is being deployed at stores and warehouses around the world to improve item-level inventory management and supply chain tracking. This one-day event is designed to help retailers and brand owners learn how RFID could benefit them. Case studies presented by retailers and suppliers already using RFID technologies will help attendees determine the best approach for their needs, learn best practices from early adopters, find the right technology partners and move forward with deployment.
Register now—the event will take place on Oct. 3
at the Helen Mills Theater in New York City.
|RFID JOURNAL VIDEO LIBRARY|
Smart-Shelf Solution Reduces Out-of-Stocks
Speaker: John White, Chairman and CEO, Compass Marketing
|Compass Marketing has developed a one-cent UHF RFID tag for its Powershelf brand that will work with its smart-shelf solutions to track products stocked on RFID-reader equipped shelves. The Powershelf technology is designed to enable stores to electronically update prices on small LCD screens mounted on product shelves. With a weight sensor, the system can detect if a shelf is empty, then forward an alert to store personnel or management indicating that status. |
Watch the Video
Duration: 31 minutes | Published: Apr. 18, 2018
Must be a registered user or premium member—click here to register for free.
|UPCOMING RFID JOURNAL EVENTS|
Call for White Paper Submissions
Post Your Document to the RFID White Paper Library
RFID Journal invites members of the academic, industrial and research communities to submit white papers relevant to the fields of radio frequency identification and the Internet of Things. Topics can include supply chain, manufacturing, health care, retailing, security, asset tracking, privacy, standards and regulations, and more. Institutions and individuals can submit their work electronically. White papers accepted for publication will be added to IOT Journal's online library and spotlighted in one of our e-newsletters. To submit white papers, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
|About RFID Journal|
RFID Journal is the leading source of news and in-depth information regarding radio frequency identification (RFID) and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and their many business applications. Business executives and implementers depend on RFID Journal's websites for up-to-the-minute news, in-depth case studies, best practices, strategic insights and information about vendor solutions related to RFID and IoT technologies. This has made RFID Journal a trusted and respected technology information resource, serving the largest audience of RFID and IoT decision-makers worldwide—online and at face-to-face events. Learn how to access our premium content and receive our bimonthly digital publication, here.