Radio-frequency identification tags "wake up" when they're near a reader and can store and transmit a variety of product information, including its history, quantity, location and condition.
In the United States and elsewhere, hundreds of major companies are scurrying to develop strategies for implementing radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology aft......Full article >>>
y/veeramani_dharmaraj.html">Raj Veeramani, a professor of industrial and systems engineering
and director of the UWEBC.
He said RFID has implications for many Wisconsin industries, including manufacturing, biotechnology, paper and printing, packaging, and plastics.
"It's going to create new opportunities for them in terms of business development," he said.......Full article >>>
oducts to the proper location.
He said the consortium has been very useful in sharing best practices, but RFID functionality issues, such as their poor read capability in the presence of metal or liquid, need further study.
"Research is needed for more effective methods to make these tags reliable," said Chand, who co-chairs the UWEBC workgroup's steering committee.
Lis......Full article >>>
technology," he said. "And that's where we see a university setting to bring all of these companies together to solve the problem."
For RedPrairie, learning more about RFID makes good business sense, as the company's products branch out into RFID-related applications.
"The more educated everybody becomes about RFID and how it works in the supply chain will allow companies to see......Full article >>>
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