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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Internet of Things innovation is getting a big boost in Europe and the Middle East. This week Cisco, Intel and Deutsche Telekom launched a joint effort called “Challenge Up” to encourage startups in the IoT space. The program was unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Open to companies in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, [...]
During a recent interview with RFID 24-7, Dr. Bill Hardgrave, the Dean of the Harbert College of Business at Auburn University, indicated that while two-thirds of the top 100 apparel retailers in the U.S. have engaged with RFID, only one-third of the mid-to-bottom 100 have begun to leverage the technology. That leaves a lot of [...]
RFID is quickly becoming a cradle-to-grave technology. Newborn babies are often tagged with RFID-enabled wristbands to ensure security and identification as they are moved around the nursery. Now comes news that the U.S. government is considering using RFID tags to track caskets and cremation urns at Arlington National Cemetery from the time they arrive until [...]