Barcode data capture and RFID

  • June 13, 2012 13 Jun'12

    Enterprise search, text analytics keep production flowing at R&D company

    A Quebec optics design firm used Coveo text analytics and indexing to boost the productivity of its highly educated knowledge workers by 5%.

  • October 27, 2011 27 Oct'11

    Manufacturers using real-time location systems to track work in process

    Cheaper active RFID and a plethora of wireless networking and sensor choices are driving RTLS adoption, analysts say.

  • May 06, 2010 06 May'10

    Reassessing item-level RFID for inventory management

    Item-level RFID helps manufacturers fine-tune RFID inventory management and production planning.

  • March 25, 2010 25 Mar'10

    Best practices for RFID asset management

    RFID asset management can be a real-time mechanism for knowing where your valuables are at all times. Benefits include lower capital costs and leaner processes.

  • March 17, 2010 17 Mar'10

    Getting the most out of a barcode project

    Manufacturers have a lot to look at when implementing barcodes into the warehouse. Barcode projects are expensive, but if done right, can pay off big.

  • March 16, 2010 16 Mar'10

    RFID vs. barcodes: Is one really better than the other?

    There are several advantages to both barcode technology and RFID, which is why many companies are leveraging the strengths of both. Find out the benefits of RFID vs. barcodes.

  • August 20, 2009 20 Aug'09

    Inventory management benefits spur RFID adoption rates

    The number of radio frequency identification (RFID) deployments by manufacturers has fluctuated in recent years. There are new uses and advances in RFID technology, but shrinking IT budgets and competition from barcode technology are slowing down ...

  • August 06, 2009 06 Aug'09

    Barcodes outpacing RFID technology in manufacturing adoption

    Tough economic times are changing the relationship between manufacturing and RFID. Adoption of RFID technology has slowed and barcode technology is becoming a popular and cheaper option. Read how some Pennsylvania manufacturers are using barcoding ...

  • June 24, 2009 24 Jun'09

    RFID and GPS advances ripple through the supply chain

    Recent advances in RFID and GPS could help manufacturers and their supply chain partners save money, increase security and make better business decisions.

  • December 22, 2008 22 Dec'08

    The future of RFID: What's in store for the next generation of RFID

    RFID is rapidly evolving, as early adopters learn more about how to best use and deploy the technology -- and technologists develop new and interesting RFID innovations. And, as more companies experiment with RFID, more potential use cases are ...

  • December 16, 2008 16 Dec'08

    Is your organization really ready for RFID?

    RFID can be a major benefit to manufacturing organizations -- but as with any project with unique complexities and significant costs, it's not for everyone. In this podcast, we discuss how to determine if your organization is ready for RFID. Will ...

  • December 12, 2008 12 Dec'08

    Is RFID worth the time, cost and effort?

    RFID is innovative, interesting technology, but it's also notoriously complicated and expensive to deploy. So, is it worth all of the time, cost and effort required to find true ROI from RFID? In this podcast, we explore how to assess whether your ...

  • September 01, 2008 01 Sep'08

    SAP expands RFID software offering to small businesses

    SAP is beginning to target small and medium-sized businesses with RFID technology. It is adding data collection tools to its Business One suite and joining an RFID advisory panel.

  • September 01, 2008 01 Sep'08

    RFID technology: Advantages and challenges for manufacturers

    Radio frequency identification will improve business processes only if companies understand how to use it, according to a column by Claus Heinrich, an expert in supply chain management. Heinrich serves as executive board member of SAP.