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11 hrs ago | Computer Weekly

Is the connected fitting room the future of retail?

So what is the future of the high street? More closing down sales and boarded up shops as retailers fail to keep up with online competition? I'm not so sure; I think there will always be some kind of demand for some physical retail stores, especially in the fashion industry.

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Related Topix: Fashion, Oscar de la Renta, Designers, Science / Technology

16 hrs ago | RFID Journal

Online Furniture Retailer Adds RFID to Its Brick-and-Mortar Showroom

Designer-brand online furniture retailer Made.com is employing a solution provided by CloudTags that includes supplying shoppers with tablets so they can access information via Near Field Communication RFID tags attached to furniture on display at the company's London showroom.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Bluetooth

19 hrs ago | GigaOM

Is this the kitchen of the future?

Most companies are connecting the kitchen in isolation via individual tools, but a better approach is to view cooking like an business process that needs data from the supply chain to the finished product.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Life, Food, Recipes, Robots

23 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Arcep launches public consultation on use of open spectrum

French telecoms watchdog, the Autorite de Regulation des Communications Electroniques et des Postes , has opened a public consultation on the use of 'free frequencies' by short-range devices , including Wi-Fi and radio frequency identification systems.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Sun Jul 27, 2014

RFID Journal

Inside the RFID Journal Database

I wondered why there was such a sudden influx from that particular organization-and then, shortly thereafter, the U.S. Department of Defense announced plans to follow the lead of Walmart and others and ask suppliers to begin putting passive ultrahigh-frequency RFID transponders on shipments .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Department of Defense, US News, Marketing, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

RFID Journal

A Monumental Shift at LIVE! 2014

"I can remember the first RFID Journal LIVE! event, in 2003," I recently told a group of students.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Avery Dennison's (AVY) CEO Dean Scarborough on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for standing by and welcome to Avery Dennison's Earnings Conference Call for the Second Quarter ended June 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Office Equipment, Avery Dennison, Science / Technology

Bad Astronomy Blog

Some Bees Are Busier Than Others

It may be time to leave "busy as a bee" with other dubious animal similes like "happy as a clam" and "drunk as a skunk."

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Science / Technology, Illinois

RFID Journal

Nuclear Facility Tests RFID on Pipe Welds

French technology-based tracking solutions company Beweis has developed an RFID-enabled system for verifying that pipes have been properly welded at nuclear power plants and petrochemical facilities, and for tracking the soundness of those welds via radiographic images.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nuclear Energy

Business Journal

Cosentry grows in St. Louis, Pi Pizzeria owner joins taxicab commission: TechFlashes

Chris Sommers, founder and owner of Pi Pizzeria, Givver and Sqwid, is now a commissioner with the Metropolitan Taxicab Commission.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bizcommunity

Encouraging consumers to increase basket size

How many times have you walked out of a shop with everything but the one item you actually went in to buy? Or been unable to resist 'temptation aisle' at the tills, buying the snacks you didn't intend to? It's all designed that way... Since the beginning of the super retail grocery store - the supermarket - retailers have been designing stores to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Marketing, Science / Technology

TheBlaze.com

'Digital Tattoos' Could Be a Convenient Way to Unlock Your Phone

One cellular company is pitching a new way to unlock phones without having to touch any buttons.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, US Politics, US News

RFID Journal

Barcelona-area Hospital Manages Surgical Supplies Via Smart Cabinet

Consorci Sanitari de l'Anoia , a hospital located in the city of Igualada, in Spain's Barcelona province, has deployed an RFID-enabled solution known as the Dyane SmartCabinet-provided by Palex Medical -to track high-value products used in surgery, thereby ensuring that the facility's inventory count is always up to date, and that no product ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Marketing

US Tech

Farsens unveils the PHOTON, a battery free RF field detector

The PHOTON from Farsens is a UHF RF field detector passive tag equipped with an LED.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Computer Weekly

Is the connected fitting room the future of retail?

So what is the future of the high street? More closing down sales and boarded up shops as retailers fail to keep up with online competition? I'm not so sure; I think there will always be some kind of demand for some physical retail stores, especially in the fashion industry.

Comment?

Related Topix: Fashion, Oscar de la Renta, Designers, Science / Technology

Global Logistics/Supply Chain

Carrefour to Use RFID to Track Shoppers' Grocery Carts in Madrid Stores

Multinational retail chain operator Carrefour is planning to test Bluetooth beacons to track the movements of shopping carts at three of its Madrid stores this fall.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Cellphones

RF Globalnet

Radio Frequency ID Tags On Honey Bees Reveal Hive Dynamics

Scientists attached radio-frequency identification tags to hundreds of individual honey bees and tracked them for several weeks.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Science / Technology, Entomology

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hales Corners

RFID Chips to be Used on Chattooga County Buses to Track Students

Chattooga, Georgia The Chattooga County School District has signed a five-year contract to use StudentConnect , a product that lets school districts and parents track students using ID cards that contain radio frequency identification device chips.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Chattooga County, GA, Education Etc.

Freshnews

Internet of Things and Wireless Networks: Technologies, Business Drivers, and Market Outlook

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Internet of Things and Wireless Networks: Technologies, Business Drivers, and Market Outlook ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, WiMAX, Wi-Fi, Science, Computer Science

Food Management

RFID Technology Provides Another 'Third Shift' Solution

Combination of radio frequency tags and payment system turns a commercial display refrigerator into a 24-hour, grab-and-go vending platform.

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Related Topix: UC San Francisco, Life, Food, Nutrition

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