Reader technology continues to move forward. Add-on applications for mobile devices like the Android phone allow retail employees to scan items accurately with a lightweight mobile device.
Retailers are generally looking to deploy lighter and more user friendly readers that are easier for store associates to use for conducting cycle counting and inventory. This short video demonstrates how an RFID reader combined with an Android phone can perform inventory.
The video shows the Nordic ID Stix RFID reader affixed to a Samsung Galaxy S4 phone.