Has Blockchain Reached its RFID Moment?

Supply Chain and Logistics

A good summary by Alexis Bateman and Chris Cottrill of MIT comparing Walmart’s intro of blockchain for leafy greens to their introduction of RFID. As before, they are compelling suppliers to participate. That gets it done, but does not … Continue reading →

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Drones Connect with RFID to Catalog Inventory

Supply Chain and Logistics

They use a drone to read the RFID tags on items without sending a human out to scan the bins. Watch out … Continue reading → Advanced Computing Logistics Production Operations Supply Chains drones innovation RFID technology warehousesA new application from MIT attempts to correct issues of inventory shrinkage ‘in the bins’ as they say.

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Full-bodied RFID system helps hotelier manage wine inventory

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Buckle-on RFID tags make short work of stocktaking at Tokyo resort hotel. Technology

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RFID Enables Industrie 4.0

Logistics Viewpoints

Walmart that was pursuing RFID as an evolutionary step to manage inventory throughout the entire supply chain. However, the interest subsided until the 2010’s, when RFID technology was reignited by the fervor of Industrie 4.0 The post RFID Enables Industrie 4.0 and the rise of IIoT in manufacturing. . appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Track and Trace

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The quiet case for RFID

DC Velocity

New research says radio frequency identification tags can help companies achieve greater order accuracy than bar-code scanning. Technology

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Long-Range RFID Reader

Material Handling and Logistics

Nortech has introduced a long-range reader based on semi active RFID technology, which enables automatic vehicle identification

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Multi-Frequency RFID Processor

Material Handling and Logistics

Balluff has introduced the BIS V Multi-Frequency RFID processor with USB and TCP/IP communication

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RFID Real-time Asset Tracker

Material Handling and Logistics

Feig Electronics has introduced its new UHF Directional Reader Solution, which is capable of identifying the location and direction an RFID tag is moving, even in congested situations

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Inventory Control with the RFID System

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

One option to solve this negative side of barcodes is the RFID ( Radio-frequency Identification ) system. The RFID system is a passive system since the products will be checked automatically by a device, so no employee must scan it by hand.

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Simbe adds RFID scanner to Tally robot

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Mobile bot scans inventory on retail shelves for applications in apparel, electronics, sporting goods. Technology

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RFID-powered Location Solutions

Material Handling and Logistics

Zebra Technologies Corp. has introduced Zebra MotionWorks, a portfolio of business-class location solutions for the manufacturing and transportation and logistics industries

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Forklift Reader with RFID and IoT Capabilities

Material Handling and Logistics

Venture Research's forklift reader can withstand both indoor and outdoor harsh environments of forklift usage with its IP65 rating while incorporating RFID and IoT technology

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Location Solutions with RFID Launched

Logistics Business Magazine

Zebra MotionWorks is based on Zebra’s industry-leading RFID technology. As part of the MotionWorks announcement, Zebra is also introducing three new RFID fixed combination reader/antenna solutions, designed to track items as they travel into, through and out of a facility.

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RFID in the Supply Chain: Fizzling Technology or the Future of Effective SCM?

Cerasis

In 2003, Walmart announced that all of its suppliers would need to have Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags on all pallets and cases by 2006. For many reasons, that transformation did not happen and RFID was put on the industry’s back-burner. Historically, the cost of RFID implementation and difficulty to utilize RFID in conjunction with other supply chain systems has hindered mass adoption by supply chain managers. Active Versus Passive RFID Tags in SCM.

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Barcoding Inc. expands RFID portfolio with acquisition of Danforth Systems

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Deal adds Texas presence for firm's data capture services business, Barcoding says. Material Handling

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Color RFID Label & Tag Printer

Material Handling and Logistics

Primera Technology has introduced the RX500 desktop full-color RFID label and tag printer

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RFID and IoT Providing Double Benefits for Automotive Manufacturers

Cerasis

RFID, which usually comes in the form of a miniscule chip that utilizes radio waves in the identification and tracking of specific people, objects, tools or vehicles, offers a number of benefits to the manufacturing industry in general. RFID and IoT Providing Double Benefits for Automotive Manufacturers. Fields Automotive Group is using RFID technology to identify repeat customers as they arrive for regular maintenance or special service. RFID and IoT in the Factory .

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RFID for Vehicle Access Control

Material Handling and Logistics

FEIG Electronics has introduced a two-lane Wiegand Switch for vehicle access control

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Rugged Mobile All-Rounder Offers Unique RFID Reading Capability

Logistics Business Magazine

A new handheld offers an exclusive capability to read two RFID frequencies on one device (such as HF and UHF). A world class data capturing with different Barcode (Honeywell and Newland 2D Imagers) & RFID options simplifies your work process. Mobile Computing & RFID

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Industry View: When to RFID and When to Barcode

Logistics Business Magazine

When it comes to RFID and barcoding, both technologies may have their flaws, but the benefits prevail and are thus reason enough to take a closer look at the future. The QR Code is a 2D barcode and can blur the lines a little with RFID in some situations,” explains Bradshaw.

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Mobile Asset Tracking with RFID and IoT Support

Material Handling and Logistics

has introduced MultiTrak, a tracking solution that integrates multi-sensors, GPS, UHF RFID, BLE (Low Energy Bluetooth) and PTCRB certified 4G LTE cellular capability Venture Research Inc.

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RFID: what, when, where and why of your supply chain

The Logistics Academy

With its strength in identifying individual items or assets and their whereabouts, RFID offers a multitude of benefits across the entire supply chain. Over the last few weeks we’ve walked you through the various benefits of using RFID in a retail store. RFID gives retailers the what, where and how much of their inventory on a real time basis. For tracking RFID events the industry standard is EPCIS – Electronic Product Code Information Services.

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New Auto-Id Integration Standard in RFID Could Play A Major Role In Adoption & Proliferation of IoT (Internet of Things)

Cerasis

The Simplification of Integration Standard to Increase RFID Adoption Laying Ground for Proliferation of IoT. This integration standard change will drive strong growth in the auto-ID market in the future, with ARC Advisory predicting an increase of 15% in RFID adoption in 2015.

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RFID-Driven System Launched to Cut Costs of LOLER Compliance

Logistics Business Magazine

Software application and engineering company Red Ledge has released a new RFID-driven system which it claims cuts the time and cost of meeting LOLER* regulations for lifting equipment with fast, accurate asset re-certification, end-to-end traceability and complete corporate compliance.

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RFID technology is rapidly becoming a staple in the consumer industry

DC Velocity Reverse Logistics

Guest Post by Kandis Wyatt, Associate Professor at American Public University RFID technology is currently utilized at many Disney Theme Parks, and yes, some call it magic, but it is RFID technology. The customer is given a wristband that is read when you pass by a RFID reader. Using the

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Tyre-Tracking RFID Plug Set for Market Launch

Logistics Business Magazine

The ability to use integrated RFID solutions in the tyre manufacturing process enables visibility and transparency throughout a tyre’s lifecycle and opens the gateway to Industry 4.0 The post Tyre-Tracking RFID Plug Set for Market Launch appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

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Logistics Technologies: 4 Benefits of RFID, AIDC, and IoT Based Technologies to Shippers

Cerasis

To improve this connectivity, the use of radio frequency identification (RFID), automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) , and Internet of Things (IoT) come into play. Driving Forces Behind Adoption of RFID-, AIDC-, and IoT-Based Technologies. The advantages of using RFID-, AIDC-, and IoT- based technologies seem fairly simple. For example, RFID logistics technologies are being used to ensure proper asset tracking, asserts Motorola.

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China Leads RFID Utilization

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A massive national identification card program will allow China to leap forward this year as the world’s largest market for radio frequency identification devices, or RFID, by value, according to a new industry study. billion to be spent globally on RFID in 2007. The study also found that East Asia, including China, would account for more than half of the world total of RFID spending, with $2.7 billion RFID market for 2007.

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Rugged Mobile Maker Releases Staging and Security Apps

Logistics Business Magazine

Mobile Computing & RFIDHandheld, Swedish supplier of rugged mobile computers, has released a suite of Android apps that allow easy configuration of staging and security settings. MaxGo apps are available at no cost for all Handheld Android rugged computer users.

New Sales Hire for TSC Auto ID

Logistics Business Magazine

Mobile Computing & RFID Packaging & LabellingLongtime Seagull Sales Manager Alexander Koch-Mehrin has joined the sales team of TSC Auto ID Technology EMEA as Sales Manager D/A/CH.

Fuel Toll Provider DKV to Partner with TomTom Telematics

Logistics Business Magazine

Lorries Vans & Trailers Mobile Computing & RFID Road Transport & Haulage Software WMS TMS SCMToll provider DKV Euro Service is to work with telematics specialist TomTom.

Mobile Data Capture Handhelds Launched by Casio

Logistics Business Magazine

Mobile Computing & RFIDCASIO Europe GmbH has announced the release of four new handheld terminals for mobile data capture from the DT-X400 series.

Touchscreen Label Printer Offers Connectivity Benefits

Logistics Business Magazine

Mobile Computing & RFID Packaging & LabellingAuto-ID provider SATO has launched the FX3-LX, a cloud-connected touchscreen label printer that can be operated without the need of a PC.

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Datalogic Rugged Wins ‘Android Enterprise Recommended’ Validation

Logistics Business Magazine

Mobile Computing & RFID Packaging & LabellingDatalogic’s Memor 10 mobile computer has been validated for the “Android Enterprise Recommended” program for rugged devices. Android Enterprise Recommended is a Google -led initiative that helps businesses confidently select, deploy, and manage the Android devices and services best suited to their enterprise needs.

Rugged Mobility Supplier Reveals New Handheld

Logistics Business Magazine

Mobile Computing & RFIDRugged mobility supplier Xplore Technologies has added a 6” handheld computer to its expanding rugged mobility portfolio: the Xplore M60. The Qualcomm Octa-Core powered and Android 8.0

TSC Auto ID Unveils Printer Innovation at ScanPack 2018

Logistics Business Magazine

Mobile Computing & RFID Packaging & LabellingTSC Auto ID is to present its first colour series printer at ScanPack 2018 in Gothenburg, Sweden.

New Director of Global Service at Conductix-Wampfler

Logistics Business Magazine

Automation & Handling systems Conveying & Sortation Mobile Computing & RFID Software WMS TMS SCMData conductor specialist Conductix-Wampfler has introduced Landen Stoker to the team as its new Director of Global Service.

Twinning talent with technology

Automotive Logistics

Unlike RFID technology, there is no need for expensive sensor gates or antennae using such technology. “It RFID Digitalisation inbound logistics supply chain management Inbound parts IoT supply chain IT

Drive to Standardise SPE Technology Gathers Pace

Logistics Business Magazine

Automation & Handling systems Conveying & Sortation Mobile Computing & RFID Software WMS TMS SCMHarting says it is driving the push to standardise the new Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) technology.

Entrepreneurs In Drone Industry Offered Start-Up Services

Logistics Business Magazine

Mobile Computing & RFID Software WMS TMS SCMA dedicated incubator and start-up services for entrepreneurs, professionals and enthusiasts within the drone industry were launched today by SUAS Global, which describes itself as the world’s largest online drone network.