The system can be used elsewhere in the hospital Smart tags
attached to hospital equipment could report their locations to a central computer, which would keep critical devices from turning up lost.
North-East firms will be able to use the facility to develop products used in flexible TV and computer screens, solar panels and electronic smart tags
The idea seemed innocuous enough, but people were outraged when they realised that Microsoft was in charge of how the Smart Tags
Called Product Emitting Numbering Identification (PENI) tags, these devices are smaller and cheaper to produce than other smart tags
, which could potentially speed up check-out lines, control inventory, cut costs, reduce in-store theft and eventually even tell consumers when food has expired.
Starting in January 2005, we are going to require these smart tags
on cases, pallets, and packaging of DoD-purchased items.
It writes to EPC Class 1 RFID chips that are embedded in thermal direct or thermal transfer barcode labels, producing smart labels and smart tags
that enable merchandise to be moved quickly through the supply chain and be tracked at every stage in the logistics process.
W3 Data, Inc., a provider of online directory assistance services and operators of the WhitePages.com Network, has unveiled that their white pages directory search application and contact database has been incorporated into Microsoft Office System's Office 2003 and Office XP, utilizing Smart Tags
developed by Nereosoft, Inc.
CCMI advises executives to evaluate how RFID, smart tags
and related technologies can be applied to deliver value across an entire supply chain.
Through linking "smart tags
" to "smart shelves"--those that have readers attached to them or built in--the ultimate in inventory control can be obtained, analysts state.
IPv6 is expected to expand the number of IP addresses available and also encourage the adoption of Internet-enabled devices such as cars, smart tags
and home appliances.
A new standard from the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) opens the world of wireless communications to inexpensive applications, from sensors and switches for industrial and residential use to smart tags
and badges, interactive toys, inventory tracking and much more.
By combining "smart tags
" with "smart shelves" -- store shelves with readers attached or built in -- the ultimate in inventory control can be achieved.