The Chicago Public Schools, the nation’s third largest school district serving over 402,000 students, is turning to RFID to protect and track technology assets and other expensive equipment. The school system is deploying a solution from Radiant RFID, LLC to manage the school district’s highly diverse and mobile inventory of more than $450 million in [...]
This week’s guest blog post is provided by Joe Pleshek, CEO at Terso Solutions. I was somewhat surprised by the amount of negative publicity generated this fall by the plan to use RFID in schools in San Antonio, Tex. Looking back, the decision to deploy RFID in the Northside Independent School District wasn’t thoroughly vetted. [...]
RFID in retail is exploding, and tonight the latest tends in retail RFID will be discussed at the MIT Enterprise Forum meeting at MIT. The event, “Disruptive Innovation: Improving the Retail Flow of Goods,” will examine the impact of long-range RFID and sensors on the Internet of Things for retail and other industries. Speakers include [...]
The recent large-scale recalls of peanut butter and more than 100 related food items re-emphasizes the need for an RFID-based track and trace system for the food industry. Most RFID experts fully anticipate that food safety and quality represents the next major breakthrough market for RFID. Research firm IDTechEx says that the RFID market for [...]
There’s a lot going on in the RFID community over the next week, with three events taking place. RFID 24-7 will be present at each venue to provide all the details, starting with Wednesday night’s meeting at MIT, titled “RFID Community Circle Event: Preventing Counterfeit Medicines.” (Be sure to follow RFID 24-7’s Twitter feed @johnrfid247 [...]
Active RFID tags and WLANs ensure compliance with corporate finance and government regulations.
This case study from Intelleflex discusses the benefits of implementing pallet-level temperature monitoring and reviews a recent project with a major North American berry producer. It describes the importance and value of pallet level temperature monitoring from harvest to retailer including and the advantages of using FEFO+ to optimize routing based on shelf life.
Proper temperature monitoring and management throughout the cold chain is no longer a luxury but a necessity. This white paper from Intelleflex explains how pallet-level temperature monitoring of perishable produce can improve operations, reduce waste and increase profitability throughout the cold chain.
Music fans attending the finale of Roger Waters “The Wall” tour in Quebec City on Saturday are in for a special treat. The concert, being held at the famed plaines d’Abraham, will feature Waters’ biggest wall to date – over 800 feet wide. What’s more, the epic event will utilize RFID technology to promote Amnesty [...]
As RFID becomes more embedded into the every day lifestyles of consumers, it seems like privacy concerns about the technology have subsided. Yet, it’s important for retailers and other users of RFID to continue to educate consumers about the role of RFID. In a humorous attempt to spread the word that retailers don’t use RFID [...]