Metro to penalise suppliers who don't use RFID
Suppliers to Germany-based Metro Group will pay a financial penalty
if they decide not to ship pallets that are tagged with radio
frequency identification (RFID) technology.
Multi-platform RFID reader enters market
NEC Corporation claims to have developed what it is calling the
world's first radio frequency identification (RFID) device that can
both read and write tag data on multiple frequencies.
RFID standard to be incorporated in cargo seals
Six companies will incorporate a new international standard for
shipping seals that use radio frequency identification (RFID) to
warn when a cargo's contents have been breached.
RFID being tested with manufacturers
An EU-funded project to develop radio frequency identification
(RFID) will launch pilot studies with manufacturers this year.
RFID innovation has blue cheese in its sights
Radio frequency identification (RFID) has now been adapted to track
Spanish blue cheese as it travels along the food chain.
Survey reveals RFID benefits beyond supply chain
More companies are realising that radio frequency identification
(RFID) can be used to streamline operations beyond supply chain
management, according to a new survey by ABI research.
Proposed legislation would limit RFID use
Proposed amendments to EU-wide privacy legislation would limit the
ability of companies to collect and use personal data through the
use of radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies.
Label printer supports wide RFID range
A new label printer supports the widest range of radio frequency
identification (RFID) tags in the industry, claims its
Machine embeds RFID into labels
A new machine embeds radio frequency identification (RFID) tags
into 100 labels per minute, accurately and at a low cost, its
Overmolded RFID withstands extreme processing
A new radio frequence identification (RFID) tag is designed to
withstand extreme processing environments where line-of-sight
detection is unsuitable, the company claims.
Metro's RFID tests mark "milestone" for Europe, company says
A European test of radio frequency identification (RFID) at a Metro
distribution centre inGermany has achieved read rates of close to
99 per cent, pointing the way ahead to a furtherexpansion of the
technology throughout the supply...
RFID tags turns metal packaging into antennas
Crown and QinetiQ are jointly developing radio-frequency
identification (RFID) tracking that willturn metal packaging into
an antenna and help reduce the costs of using the technology.
EU public wary of RFID, privacy survey finds
The EU is moving slowing along the path to regulating the use of
radio frequency identification (RFID)technology, with over half of
its citizens calling for laws requiring businesses to protect
Multi-scan RFID uses reflectors to reduce errors
A new system for scanning multiple radio frequency identification
(RFID) tags reduces the high error rate found in current systems,
its manufacturer claims.
RFID system cuts across standards
NEC System Technologies has developed a radio frequency
identification device that can read and write to a variety of tags
using different standards.