Breakthroughs in radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, colour changing film and packaging designed to extend shelf life are some of the latest innovations highlighted by the Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association.
The Metro Group has upped the ante in Europe's move toward using
radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, completing the
roll out of its use to 180 additional stores and warehouses in
A liquid dispensing system with a radio frequency identification
(RFID) tag allows food and beverage companies to cost-effectively
manage the safety and reliability of their products during
processing, its manufacturer claims.
Despite the protestations of suppliers, the cost of passive tags
used for radio frequency identification (RFID) will not fall as low
as 5 cents per unit, and is more likely to be at the 16 cent level,
according to a recently published...
Supply chain management firm Menlo Worldwide has added a warehouse
management system with radio frequency identification (RFID)
capabilities to its offering in order to help suppliers and
manufacturers meet the traceability requirements...
Zebra Technologies has launched the R110Xi RFID printer/encoder,
which it claims is the first printer available with fully
integrated support for Class 0 (read only) and Matrics Class 0+
(read/write) smart labels.
InfoLogix has launched one of the first available wireless,
full-function, RFID computer. This intelligent device enables RFID
automation throughout the supply chain, including optimisation of
RFID read/write applications on forklifts,...
As companies move toward complying with RFID mandates, the real
value has been lost in the rush, claims research group Aberdeen. Mandates
issued by retail giants such as Wal-Mart are forcing the industry
to meet some very aggressive...
RFID has arrived. Long hailed as the next IT revolution for
industry, communicating labels are being forced into place by
retailers and legislators alike, leaving manufacturers racing to
implement a newborn technology steeped in unknowns,...
Supply chain management is becoming increasingly important in
efficient food production. A pilot project developed by Microsoft
Business Solutions and KiMs, a Danish snack manufacturer, is a good
example of how technology, especially...