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RFID Labeling Tip from Avery Dennison

Consumer goods manufacturers, retailers and distribution centers should carefully balance application requirements and budget with the capabilities and costs of RFID technologies when planning in-house RFID labeling operations.

RFID in the Air Industry and Land Transport

As the RFID business grows from $2.8 billion to $26 billion in 20016, transport will take a fair share.

CMS Integrates RFID Solutions

Composite Mat Solutions (CMS) are including a passive RFID chip with every mat produced for both its Bravo and DURABLE systems.

RFID How-To Masterclass

More than half of the available places have been booked for the RFID "how-to" masterclass taking place at Labelexpo Americas 2006. It will take place at 1 p.m. on Thursday, September 14, 2006.

RFID Reduces Out-Of-Stocks at Wal-Mart By 25%

RFID technology has turned out to be more effective at minimizing out-of-stocks than Wal-Mart initially thought. RFID technology has resulted in a 30-percent reduction in out-of-stocks on average, and with items that sell at a rate of six to 15 units a day, RFID has cut out-of-stocks by a full 62 percent.

Smart Lables Europe Spotlights Passive and Active RFID Forecasts and Markets

According to IDTechEx, 1.3 billion RFID tags will be sold in 2006, with 500 million being applied to pallets and cases, over 200 million for contactless smart cards, and the rest in a diverse range of markets. RFID Smart Labels Europe with will focus on the market vehicles covering RFID requirements by different industries, how RFID suppliers can make money from RFID by avoiding the crowd, international perspectives from Americas to East Asia, and cutting-edge technologies.

2006 RFID What's News, Part 2

RFID4U and ODIN Partner on Training Program

RFID4U and ODIN Technologies have joined forces to bring the RFID+ CompTIA certification training to the Washington, DC, area. The first class will be held August 22-25, 2006, at ODIN's Dulles, VA, headquarters.

How to Make Money Out of RFID

IDTechEx has analyzed profit, cash generation, fund raising, and acquisition strategy in RFIF for a new report, "How to make money out of RFID."

Active RFID Systems Offers New Asset-Tracking Tag

Active RFID Systems has released its EZT-WiFi asset tracking tag, designed to provide a globally operable RFID tag interoperable with existing WiFi networks.

Stratum Global and Omron RFID Form Alliance

Stratum Global and Omron RFID have formed a strategic relationship designed to help customers benefit from Stratum's application performance and Omron's high-yeild RFID tags and high-performance readers.

Checkpoint Systems Supplies RFID Hangtags

Lemmi Fashion has chosen Checkpoint Systems to supply the company and its strategic partners with RFID hangtags.

Omron Introduces Wave Tag

Omron RFID has introduced the V750 Series Gen 2 (C1G2) "Wave" tag, designed to deliver high-read performance in all UHF RFID frequency spectrums.

The Package is the Tag

TAGSYS has introduced it’s The-Package-Is-The-Tag program, combining a universal UHF tag and adaptive, customized antenna intrinsically incorporated within the package of the item to be RFID-enabled.

RFID Forecasts for 2006 and Beyond

According to IDTechEx research and forecasts, cumulative sales of RFID tags for 60 years until the beginning of 2006 totaled 2.4 billion, with 600 million tags being sold in 2005 alone. In 2006, IDTechEx expects 1.3 billion tags to be sold.

WiFi-Enabled RFID Asset-Tracking Tag

Active RFID Systems (ARS) and Broadcom are collaborating to develop and sell a WiFi-enabled RFID tag that will be used to track assets directly in a WiFi Network Enterprise System.

AIM Global Announces RFID Video

AIM Global announces that the Public Television-produced video, "Spotlight On: RFID Technology," is available for download at media.aimglobal.org.

Avery Dennison Offers Military Compliant Solutions

A new service bureau offering called the RFID Military Compliance Solution from Avery Dennison Retail Information Services (RIS) enables vendors to quickly and cost efficiently meet Department of Defense mandates for affixing RFID labels to cartons and pallets, and for issuing advance ship notices.

RFID Compliance Top Ten List

Zebra Technologies, a manufacturer of bar code and RFID smart labeling solutions, worked with key partners and a large number of suppliers to help them launch RFID technology in their operations. To help Wal-Mart's “next 300” companies with their compliance mandates, Zebra offers an article outlining the top 10 best practices based on successful RFID implementations featuring Wal-Mart suppliers.

RFID Printing on Corrugated Board

PRPflexo has just released the results of the print trials at Clemson University in conjunction with Parelec of Rocky Hill, NJ, who supplied their Parmod silver ink. The results demonstrated the feasibility of direct printing of minute antennae onto corrugated cases with lines of 0.003 at an ink volume of 13.7 bcm.

Miles Technologies Offers DoD RFID Label Printing Service

Customers doing business with DoD can order pre-programmed DoD RFID tags in any quantity to meet the DoD DFARS RFID mandate without investing thousands of dollars in software, hardware, and manpower.

Wal-Mart Shuffles RFID Management Team

Linda Dillmon is leaving her position as executive VP and chief information officer of Wal-Mart's RFID mandates.

Savings on Upcoming RFID Class

Savings on Upcoming RFID Class

Technology Solution Delivers RFID, Bar Code Compliance and Product


Boeing Selects Intelleflex for RFID Labels on 787

Boeing Selects Intelleflex for RFID labels on 787

RFID Glossary

A glossary of terms related to RFID technology.

AIM RFID Experts Refute RFID Virus Claims

AIM Global has issued a statement in response to a technical paper delivered during a conference March 15, 2006 in Pisa, Italy, entitled "Is Your Cat Infected with a Computer Virus?" The paper claims that RFID tags can be used to corrupt databases and even potentially to spread computer viruses.

RFID Forecast 2006 to 2016: The Latest Research from IDTechEx

RFID Forecast 2006 to 2016: The latest Research from IDTechEx

Prisym Inc Demonstrates Complete RFID Solution at Smart Labels 2006

Prisym Inc Demonstrates It’s Complete RFID Solution at Smart Labels 2006

Additional RFID Tag Production Capacity Added

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