Newsletter | March 23, 2005

03.23.05 -- Address The Asset Management Problem By Managing Mobile Resources

March 23,
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D/C EXPO 2005
Whether you are looking for the complete supply chain system or any application in your supply chain, you will find it at the Distribution/Computer EXPO 2005. Meet the leading vendors of products for all supply chain applications including: logistics, distribution, transportation, TMS, warehousing, WMS, RFID, supply chain management, and much more.

From The Chief Editor
If you conduct business with Airbus and/or Boeing, and need to get up-to-speed on their plans for RFID, consider attending The Global Aviation RFID Forum in Orlando, FL on March 29-30. This event is part of an ongoing collaborative effort between Boeing and Airbus to develop common part marking and radio frequency identification (RFID) requirements as a means to drive standardization within commercial aviation. During this event, Airbus and Boeing will share their firm RFID requirements and the FAA will report on its RFID policy.
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Featured Articles
Seven Critical Success Factors In RFID Deployments
This paper aims to give you a brief yet informed overview of what RFID is, what challenges it still faces, and most importantly, what steps are required for its successful deployment. Submitted by ADT Security Services

Finding The Right RFID Tag
The announcement of the Gen 2 standard is big news. But, it doesn't relieve end users of investigating all viable RFID technologies before making an investment. Integrated Solutions magazine spoke to three technology vendors whose offerings in the RFID space are unique compared to what is typically reported. Used with permission from Integrated Solutions magazine

The RFID Tagging Guide: Secrets For Handling Difficult To Read Products
This 10-page paper deals with tag selection and placement (also known as SKU testing). Its premise is that physics provides the road map needed to create workable RFID solutions. It first explains the physics of RFID tag performance, then outlines a scientific method for testing the optimal placement of RFID tags on difficult to read SKUs (stock keeping units). Submitted by ODIN technologies

Latest Generation Technology For Immobilizer Systems
This article describes the system approaches for the first and second generation of immobilizer systems. It compares the various security levels and gives an overview about the latest generation technology, called crypto-transponders. Submitted by Texas Instruments RFID

Top News Stories
Texas Instruments Delivers EPC Gen 2 Tag Emulators To RFID Reader And Printer Manufacturers To Ensure Interoperability
Paxar Corporation And Psion Teklogix Partner To Deliver RFID And Mobile Computing Solutions To Retail Supply Chain Market
Featured Products
SkyeTek's SkyeRead H1
This multiprotocol handheld RFID reader/writer supports 13.56 MHz RFID tag types including ISO-15693 and ISO-14443. Request more details or receive a quote.

Series 6000 HF-I RFID Evaluation Kit
The easy-to-use, plug and play, high-frequency midrange reader evaluation kit gives you the opportunity to explore the capabilities of Texas Instruments' Tag-it 13.56 MHz RFID technology as well as other ISO 15693-compatible tags. Download additional brochures and reference guides in a .ZIP file now.

CV60 RFID-Ready Vehicle-Mount Computer
The CV60 second generation RFID forklift reader offers three industry firsts: first RFID-ready device of its kind, first integrated radio for wireless scanner support, and first integrated Bluetooth technology in a vehicle-mount terminal. The CV60 RFID-ready vehicle-mount makes compliance easy. Request more information.

Sensormatic SensorID EPC Class 1 Version 1 Case Label
The Sensormatic SensorID EPC Class 1 Version 1 Case Label is a disposable read/write UHF RFID label that gives users flexibility by allowing them to write new information to the label at all points throughout the supply chain. Download the complete product sheet now.

Featured Download
RFID In Manufacturing: A Practical Guide On Extracting Measurable Value
Rockwell Automation offers a unique four-step methodology that takes manufacturers from piloting to full-scale implementation of RFID in their plants. The methodology integrates, customizes, and synthesizes existing investments in plant hardware, software, and information services. Submitted by Rockwell Automation
Featured Book
RFID And Beyond: Growing Your Business Through Real World Awareness
Industry Events
When it comes to RFID, information technology, and process automation and controls for the pharmaceutical industry, INTERPHEX is the only event that offers complete solutions for every phase of the drug development and manufacturing cycle. For complete event information and online registration, visit Questions? Call (888) 334-8704 or (203) 840-5648.
Global Aviation RFID Forum 2005
March 29-30, 2005 Orlando, FL
RFID Journal LIVE! 2005
April 10-12, Chicago

Please contact registration at (510) 832-1501 or e-mail
Retail Systems 2005
May 24-26 2005, McCormick Place, Chicago
Experience Retail, Creating Value For The Consumer
Attend the only industry event that brings together executives from the entire retail industry to discuss internal and external IT and business processes. Retail Systems 2005 will feature more than 30 end user lead conference sessions and an exhibit with more than 300 exhibitors.
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