Category: Asset Tracking

By Jeff Polly | April 8, 2015

When it comes to radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions, ultra-high frequency (UHF) passive RFID tags are an extremely popular option because they are very cost-effective, yet still have one of the longest read ranges. They […]

By Lowry Solutions | March 18, 2015

Information technology (IT) equipment is some of the most valuable property companies own, but tracking these expensive assets (which often hold even more valuable company data) is typically a labor-intensive, manual process. Computers, servers, printers, […]

By Lowry Solutions | March 17, 2015

Asset tracking solutions that take advantage of automatic identification technology, such as RFID and barcodes, can do more than just help you locate and inventory your assets. These solutions can also drive waste out of […]

By Lowry Solutions | March 2, 2015

There are many manufacturers producing all manner and type of vehicles. Aside from auto manufacturers, there are organizations producing fork lifts, golf carts, and motorcycles, among many others. The challenges companies face are twofold: First, […]

By Jeff Polly | February 27, 2015

Many organizations view RFID simply as the “next technology” to replace the barcode. Although true in its simplest form, RFID technology provides the opportunity to enable visibility into business operations that barcode technology cannot provide. Barcodes […]

By Lowry Solutions | February 19, 2015

While barcode labeling has proven to be a reliable way to track items across the supply chain, there are places where traditional labels simply can’t go. Exposure to extreme temperatures, chemicals, liquids, and other harsh […]

By Lowry Solutions | February 16, 2015

Adopting lean manufacturing principles has helped companies drive waste out of their operations and improve supply chain efficiency, but in many cases these lean initiatives overlook a critical area: packaging. If packaging is not included […]

By Lowry Solutions | February 13, 2015

RFID performance is critical for the success of retail RFID deployments. That performance can be affected by a number of variables, including the items being tagged, the use case, the environment, and the scanning approach. […]

By Lowry Solutions | January 28, 2015

There are two general classes of barcodes: one-dimensional (1D or linear) and two-dimensional (2D). They are used in different types of applications, and in some cases are scanned using different types of technology. The difference […]

By Lowry Solutions | January 20, 2015

Last year, the FDA’s unique device identifier (UDI) initiative passed an important milestone. As of last September, all Class III medical device manufacturers licensed under the Public Health Service (PHS) Act were required to have a […]