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SEPTEMBER 2018

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In This Issue

Valuable information to help you plan your RFID
deployment and determine the potential ROI:

NXP, Other Companies Preparing for Influx of RFID Requests
Fresh Food Provider Sees Large Savings With RFID
Wedding Retailer Commits to RFID
Skiers Gain Art-Decorated RFID for Lift Access at Granite Peak
RFID Brings Flexibility to Race-Timing Company
NFC, Biometrics Bring Security to Crypto Payment Card
RFID Ensures Equipment Is on Hand for Poker Tournaments
IoT Company Brings Analytics to Customers' Data
 
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FACE-TO-FACE EVENT:
RFID JOURNAL LIVE! EUROPE 2018

RFID technology is being deployed at large and midsize companies to improve efficiencies, enhance visibility, reduce shrinkage and achieve other significant business benefits. This one-day event (with a day of training prior to the event) is designed to help companies considering using RFID technology to address real business challenges, determine the best RFID technology for their needs, learn best practices from early adopters, find the right technology partners and move forward with adoption.
Register now—the event will take place on Nov. 7
at the etc. venues County Hall in London, England.
 

Editor's Note

RFID Brand and Product Awareness Remains Low
By Mark Roberti
A survey of RFID Journal's readership found that Zebra Technologies, Impinj and Avery Dennison are the top three brands in the RFID industry, but awareness of what the leading companies sell remains low, particularly among end users.
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Expert View

From Cars to Data Centers:
Driving the Internet of Things with NVMe

By Ulrich Hansen
The incredibly fast bandwidth advantages and high queue depths of Non-Volatile Memory Express SSDs enable faster and more efficient big data analysis.
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Premium Content

Superdry Rolls Out RFID Across Some U.K.,
UAll U.S. Stores

Following a three-month pilot of RFID technology for inventory management at five of its stores, the British fashion brand found that revenue was up due to improved inventory accuracy and product availability for customers.
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Ask the Experts Forum

How Is RFID Being Used in Oil and Gas?
Question: "Can you please provide some examples of radio frequency identification technology being employed in this sector?"
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White Paper

Health-Care RTLS ROI Calculator
An RFID-based real-time location system can help hospitals and clinics increase asset-utilization rates, reduce lost and stolen equipment, and decrease the amount of time employees spend looking for equipment. This report explains the assumptions behind RFID Journal's Health-Care RTLS ROI Calculator.
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FACE-TO-FACE EVENT:
RFID IN RETAIL AND APPAREL 2018

RFID technology is being deployed at stores and warehouses around the world to improve item-level inventory management and supply chain tracking. This one-day event is designed to help retailers and brand owners learn how RFID could benefit them. Case studies will be presented by retailers and suppliers already using RFID technologies.
Register now—the event will take place on Oct. 3
at the Helen Mills Theater in New York City.

RFID JOURNAL
VIDEO LIBRARY

TransLink Leverages RFID for Universal Access
for Customers Who Have Limited Use of Their Hands

The South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority has launched a tap-less access system for those with mobility issues at 23 of the 56 Greater Vancouver area SkyTrain and SeaBus transit stations. The system employs RFID to prompt gates to open for those carrying badges so they don't need to use their hands. Thie video explains how TransLink leveraged the RFID-enabled system and how it is providing automated access to disabled passengers.
Watch the Video
Speaker: Nadia Krys P.Eng., P.E., PMP, Senior Project Manager, Engineering & Project Services, TransLink, South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority
Duration: 31 minutes | Published: Apr. 18, 2018
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Top News


NXP, Other Companies Preparing for Influx
of RFID Baggage Technology Requests

The International Air Transport Association has recommended that all airline passenger bags be tagged with RFID by 2020; RFID companies expect the technology's resulting growth to reflect the retail industry's adoption.
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Fresh Food Provider Sees Large Savings
With RFID

Reynolds built its own UHF RFID-based system to track its approximately 60,000 reusable crates as they are packed, then shipped to and returned from customers; the company is now examining other ways in which the technology could help track product shipments or forklift transit efficiency at its distribution center.
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Wedding Retailer Commits to RFID

WED2B has boosted sales by 20 percent with higher inventory accuracy at its stores, thanks to an RFID-based system from Retail Asset Solutions that ensures wedding gowns and other garments and accessories are on hand for shoppers.
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Skiers Gain Art-Decorated RFID for Lift
Access at Granite Peak

The system, provided by SKIDATA, will allow season- and day-pass owners to access the resort and lifts hands-free using an RFID card, and to utilize the same pass (which features artwork from a different local artist each year) to collect loyalty points and engage with the resort later in the season.
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RFID Brings Flexibility to Race-Timing Company

Entry App, a U.K.-based timing service for triathlons and other races, has deployed a system leveraging Portable Technology Solutions' ClearStream middleware to capture automated data regarding the movements of race participants until they cross the finish line.
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NFC, Biometrics Bring Security to Crypto
Payment Card

Cryptocurrency startup Unikeys is employing Near Field Communication and biometric technologies in its payment card, so that users can safely make payments with tokens from services such as Bitcoin without exposing passwords or other data to the Internet.
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RFID Ensures Equipment Is on Hand for
Poker Tournaments

Alpha Logistics Europe is leveraging a UHF RFID system from Real Asset Management to gain visibility into each piece of equipment that goes to poker tournament sites, and to ensure that they are then returned when the event ends.
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IoT Company Brings Analytics to Customers' Data

Orbcomm's analytics service is intended to enable logistics companies, fleet managers and original equipment manufacturers to understand the intelligence behind real-time data capture so they can boost efficiency, reduce costs and improve product quality.
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WEBINAR:
EPC-enabled Item-Level RFID Study Results

Sept. 25, 2018, 2:00 to 3:00 PM ET
Project Zipper, an EPC-enabled item-level RFID supply chain brand and retailer data-exchange study, took a hands-on investigatory approach to analyzing and evaluating the benefits of using EPC RFID technologies in retail. This webinar will provide a summary of the first phase's study findings. The study, which included participation from 14 retail trading partners, looked at pick and pack accuracy, outbound receiving, inbound order consensus reconciliation, and the impact of achieving order matching accuracy.
Presenters: Patrick Javick, GS1 US; Bill Hardgrave, Auburn University; Justin Patton, Auburn University RFID Lab
If you can't attend in person, register anyway and we'll send
you a link to the webinar recording to watch at your leisure.
UPCOMING RFID JOURNAL EVENTS
FACE-TO-FACE EVENT
• RFID in Retail and Apparel
     Oct. 3, 2018 • New York, N.Y.
• RFID Journal LIVE! Europe
     Nov. 7, 2018 • London, England
• RFID in Aerospace and Defense
     Dec. 11-12, 2018 • Arlington, Va.
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VIRTUAL EVENT
• RFID for Warehouse and Inventory Management
     Sept. 27, 2018 • 11 AM to 1 PM EDT
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FACE-TO-FACE EVENT:
RFID IN AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE 2018

RFID in Aerospace and Defense is aimed at helping companies in these sectors to comply with customer requirements and use RFID technology internally to achieve significant benefits. Case studies will be presented by aerospace and defense companies already using RFID.
Register now—the event will take place on Dec. 12
at the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City in Arlington, Va.
 
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