Thursday, May 13, 2010

RFID - Radio Frequency Identification

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(Excerpt) "... the ubiquitous Universal Product Code (UPC) bar code [in some situations] is replaced by smart labels, also called radio frequency identification (RFID) tags. RFID tags are intelligent bar codes that can talk to a networked system ...".
Book written by Patrick J. Sweeney, CEO of ODIN Technologies

Professional publication specializing in radio frequency identification technology.

Supply Chain Management
(Excerpt) "... companies are using RFID [technology] to improve their supply chain operations and collaborate with supply chain partners."
Annual conference event, this year in Orlando Florida April 14 - 16.

Note: There may be personal information security issues associated with this technology that are not mentioned in this post