Smaller RFID chips open up a world of new possibilities, applications and opportunities

Technology is constantly changing, evolving and advancing, making it hard to know what’s just around the corner. But one thing is certain – over time technology components get smaller, more powerful and cheaper to produce. In fact, the famous Moore’s Law states that “the number of transistors on a microchip doubles every two years, though … Continued

How RFID technology can improve health and safety during a pandemic

Various technologies have become widely adopted and used since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020. In fact, technology has been key to helping us survive, and even thrive, in what has evolved to a new normal scenario of living with COVID.   For businesses, digital transformation became digital acceleration, and it was … Continued

Closing the loop with RFID printers

When you think of RFID asset tracking and inventory management solutions, the first things that likely come to mind are RFID tags and RFID readers. These are critical components of an RFID technology solution, along with RFID software that receives and stores data from RFID readers for record-keeping and analysis.  But the humble printer is … Continued

The Science of RFID and Inventory Asset Tracking

The science behind RFID solutions for inventory asset tracking   RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology solutions are widely used to track inventory assets in supply chains all over the world. But how exactly did RFID technology come about? The origins of RFID technology can be traced back to the end of World War!!, when representatives … Continued

RFID Technology – What it is and how it works

RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) is the technology foundation behind powerful asset and inventory tracking solutions that keep track of what matters for businesses in many industries all over the world.  RFID-based technology is widely used commercially to increase the visibility of, and provide real-time location and status for, all kinds of assets including inventory, equipment, … Continued

Marathon Race Timing Systems and RFID Technology – Here’s How

Winning the race to keep track of marathon runners RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology is well-proven and widely used for a range of asset tracking scenarios. Typical applications for RFID asset tracking include inventory solutions in supply chain management, keeping track of vehicles and equipment, and managing valuable art and technology assets. RFID-based technology is … Continued

Telling the difference between passive and active RFID tags

Everything you need to know about RFID tags RFID tags are a critical component of RFID asset tracking solutions. They can be affixed to a range of objects including assets, inventory, vehicles and even people as part of a customised RFID technology solution. RFID, or Radio Frequency Identification, is a form of wireless communication that … Continued

Taking warehousing asset management to the next level with RFID technology

RFID asset tracking drastically improves warehouse performance Warehouse operations aren’t very glamorous, but they do provide a huge opportunity for improved performance as a key part of the supply chain. Warehouses and distribution centres represent a critical link as products move through global supply chains into the hands of customers. The primary role of the … Continued

How RFID technology is revolutionising retail inventory management

In simpler times, retail inventory moved from factory or manufacturer, to warehouse or distributor, and then onto company-owned stores to be sold. In many cases, vertically integrated businesses controlled the entire ‘supply chain’, making stock and inventory control relatively straight-forward.  Even in those days, however, stock takes to get an accurate account of inventory on … Continued

The RFID Effect on Supply Chain Management

Will RFID technology help remove humans from the supply chain? Automation and robotics have long been heralded as spelling the end of human involvement in many industries. Or worse, creating some dystopian future where robot bosses make the work of humans more stressful and dangerous. But technology innovation marches on, and global supply chains continue … Continued