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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As RFID in apparel becomes more commonplace, integrating RFID tags into the garment is becoming more popular, especially in Europe. There are several advantages to this approach, in which the RFID tag is embedded in the actual brand tag, as opposed to a hang tag on the item. “That’s really where the tag should be,” [...]
Last year retailers made significant investments in RFID and sensor technology to enhance the consumer shopping experience. This year, RFID will start to become part of the retailing infrastructure, much like ERP, CRM and other enterprise systems — making the impact of the “whole RFID solution” greater than the sum of its individual parts. Successfully [...]
The NFL embraced RFID technology this season to produce a wide range of player data used by broadcast teams. The RFID tags worn on the shoulder pads of each player generated new stats on player acceleration, speed and distance traveled. The technology platform was developed by Zebra. With all the pre-Super Bowl talk this week [...]