Industry News

Industry News

 GS1 US Releases Data Hub to Help Retailers Decode RFID Tags, Bar-Code Labels

With the GS1 Data Hub, retailers or other users could input a Global Trade Item Number or a company prefix and identify which product supplier provided that item, as well as help verify the accuracy and authenticity of a tag or label, and related merchandise.

Hong Kong Leather Goods Company Boosts Sales With RFID

The manufacturer of the Fortune Duck brand of purses and bags is using passive UHF tags to track goods from the point of the manufacture of the point of sale and raising inventory accuracy by nearly 10%.

Lotera Develops Active RFID Tag With 4-Mile Read Range

The tag, which has a built-in GPS receiver, will be offered in consumer and enterprise versions, enabling users to identify a tag’s location via a Lotera RFID reader and a hosted application.

Madshus Embeds RFID Tags in Nordic Skis

The company is embedding NFC RFID inlays in its Champion series, not only to track work in progress at its factory, but also to ensure retailers sell the right skis to a customer and provide buyers with product and usage information.

RFID News Roundup

Dutch shoe company Wolky to affix RFID labels on shoe boxes during production; Concord Hospital implements Logi-D replenishment system; Balluff offers new performance based training for RFID.