RFID in Retail: An Introduction


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Source: Microsoft
Date: January 2008
Type: White Paper
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Overview: This paper from Microsoft company provides a general introduction to Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology, and discusses the benefits and challenges of this technology for organizations that are involved in the production, movement, or sale of retail goods. RFID is evolving as a major technology enabler for identifying and tracking goods and assets around the world. It can help hospitals locate expensive equipment more quickly to improve patient care, pharmaceutical companies to reduce counterfeiting, and logistics providers to improve the management of moveable assets. It can help reduce the cost of inventory management, reduce number of ""Out of stock"" situations.

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