In case you missed last week’s issue of RFID 24-7, we’ve posted a link to the issue here. Last week RFID 24-7 examined how consumer goods manufacturer Lifetime Brands is deploying RFID as it begins to ship more and more RFID-tagged products to Macy’s and other retailers. The issue also carries a story about FDA approval for a blood tracking device that uses RFID, and a new RFID-enabled system available in Audi cars that allows drivers to pay for parking from inside their vehicle.
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Fishers, the commercial laundry and textile rental business, has launched a Knowledge Transfer Partnership with the University of Strathclyde to help the company better capitalize on its innovative RFID enabled bed linen and towels. Fishers embeds all of its high end “ZHEN” bed linen and towels with RFID tags that allow Fishers and its customers [...]
Target has aggressively pursued RFID technology over the past several years. It’s no secret that the giant retailer’s deployment to more than 1,600 stores in 2016 represents retail’s largest rollout. Now, we know that Target is sourcing its tags from Avery Dennison. Avery announced this week that its partnership with Target includes deployment of RFID [...]
RFID is on the rise. In Kurt Salmon’s first large retail study of RFID in 2014, 34 percent of respondents had either implemented or were piloting RFID. Today, that number has more than doubled to 73 percent. Part of the reason for the significant growth in RFID use is that more and more retailers have [...]