Gerry Weber is one of the world’s top retailers, and a leader in the deployment of RFID solutions. The chain became the first overseas retailer to source tag all of its products in 2011 when it began tagging all 28 million items that travel through its supply chain. This video from NXP offers a glimpse [...]
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 [...]
This video examines how Motorola and FileTrail are using RFID to track file and physical records, providing fast inventory, real-time file location, rules-based access control and full compliance reporting. With RFID, you can virtually eliminate lost files, audit and fully document access and chain of custody, and improve the productivity of employees who handles critical [...]
We all know that apparel is a sweet spot for RFID technology, helping retailers like Macys and Walmart to track jeans and other garments. But socks? That’s right, RFID tags are showing up in “smart socks” manufactured by New York-based Blacksocks.com. By embedding RFID tags into socks, consumers equipped with a reader device and an [...]
It’s always fun to insert a little humor into RFID when it comes to privacy concerns. That’s exactly what Nordic ID has done in a video it produced that addresses RFID and privacy, and how RFID is already embedded into the daily lifestyles of many consumers, including those who shop at retail outlets. Click on [...]
At the Consumer Electronics Show held in Las Vegas earlier this year, NXP demonstrated some of the advantages of a smart washing machine equipped with RFID. NXP loaded an RFID interface onto the appliance’s system management board for the purpose of clothes detection and maintenance benefits. As explained in the video, when clothing items are tagged with RFID in the [...]
Metsä Group, a provider of tissue and cooking papers, board, pulp and wood products, is deploying RFID to better manage its pulp supply chain and order efficiency. The company hopes that adopting RFID will revolutionize the pulp industry as other suppliers deploy the technology. The development is seen as a major advancement in the pulp and paper [...]
This video examines how German fashion retailer S.Oliver has benefitted from deploying an RFID pilot program at three of its stores and at its distribution center. The video displays how the company tags items, how they travel through its supply chain, and the role RFID plays in eliminating out-of-stocks and increasing store revenue.
In this video, Larry Arnstein, Sr. Director Business Development for Impinj, delivers an easy to understand primer on RFID in retail.
The food business is one industry that provides huge potential for the demonstration of return on investment for RFID technologies by providing authentication of the origin of food or by reducing waste and optimizing logistics costs, or by increasing quality of goods to the consumer.