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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In a major coup for tiny startup RF Controls, Lockheed Martin has signed a contract with the firm to install its proprietary antenna system to track assets for Lockheed’s Lightning II program, a 5th Generation fighter combining advanced stealth with fighter speed and agility. RF Controls CEO Tom Ellinwood said that the deal is worth [...]
Last week’s issue of RFID 24-7 examined some compelling evidence that RFID in retail is about to see another strong run of deployments. Some retailers have grown so confident in the technology that they plan to deploy during the upcoming holiday selling season, when unveiling new technology is considered a risky endeavor. “We’re seeing retailers [...]
RFID is gaining a strong foothold in the automotive sector. BMW is using the technology to track vehicles that arrive for service at its largest dealership in Germany, and a Ford Motor subsidiary relies on RFID to speed up the production of 150 police cruisers a day at its plant in Detroit. Now, German auto parts [...]