POSCO, one of the world’s leading steelmakers, has deployed an RFID-based logistics system to streamline critical operational processes, provide its customers with real-time product information and improve packaging and shipping accuracy. It will soon begin tagging more than 2 million products annually.
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Innovation is occurring rapidly in the RFID sector, and the next round of technology gains hinge on the Gen2 V2 protocol for UHF RFID that was ratified at the end of 2012. ChainLink Research, which recently added an RFID practice to its suite of market research categories, held a webcast this week to discuss some [...]
Technology gains continue to push the adoption of RFID technology, particularly in the retail sector, where item-level tagging is driving inventory accuracy to new highs by enabling regular cycle counting to establish and maintain true merchandise quantities on the retail floor. Today Tyco Retail Solutions unveiled the latest release of its TrueVUE software product with [...]
Wearable technology could soon help expectant mothers to avoid frequent trips to the doctor’s office for fetal and uterine monitoring. Researchers at Drexel University are combining fashion design with RFID technology to produce a belly band that will monitor uterine contractions and fetal heart rate in real time. The band, currently in prototype production in [...]