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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 Jeff Polly | January 26, 2015

RFID technology is poised for some significant advancements fueled by what analysts say will be more rapid growth in healthcare, retail, food safety, and other markets. The future of RFID is growing and expanding as […]

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 […]