RFID: Radio goes high tech
data: Here’s what’s next
At its core, RFID is just another
source of data that has to be integrated into enterprise systems to become
valuable information. While some users are beginning to tackle the
middleware challenges, at the moment, useful implementations are barely
more than a gleam in the Wal-Mart smiley-face cartoon character’s eye.
is moving to claim a share of the burgeoning market for
radio frequency identification technology (RFID) with an early adopter program. The program gets Sybase
customers working with a new RFID middleware offering while it's still
in development, the company says.
||RFID Redux: Don’t toss the bar-code reader yet
much-hyped Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) revolution may unfold
more as an evolution with its full impact coming late in this decade,
according to Gene Alvarez, vice president with Meta Group’s Technology
DoD improves logistics through RFID
Logistics is a concern for the $450 billion a year Department of Defense (DoD). To become the best in class logistics, the DoD is turning to radio frequency identification (RFID) technology. To read more, click
RFID surge prompts Oracle to unveil sensor-based
Oracle Corp. formally unveiled a new product/services initiative last week,
along with what amounts to what some observers call a new product category built
to more easily adjust to changing retail technology needs. To read more, click
DoD, Wal-Mart push RFID
The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is the latest convert to Radio Frequency
Identification (RFID). The government arm said it will require suppliers to
put passive RFID tags on equipment at the pallet, case and part level by January
2005. To read more, click here.
Tibco's RFID strategy
The killer apps for radio frequency identification (RFID) will be written by coders who know their business, according to Dushyant Pandya, director of solutions at Tibco Software Inc., a Palo Alto, Calif.-based integration software vendor. To read more, click here.