Short Range Technologies

  • April 12, 2004 12 Apr'04

    IDC: Look before making the RFID leap

    At IDC's Directions 2004 event, an analyst told attendees that before implementing RFID, it's critical to understand the technological and financial repercussions, instead of just bowing to Wal-Mart.

  • February 25, 2004 25 Feb'04

    A prescription for RFID fever

    Radio frequency identification (RFID) -- which uses tiny radio tags that could one day replace bar codes on most products -- has received the kind of hype that was once reserved for dot-coms and IPOs. The technology has been the target of intense ...

  • January 30, 2004 30 Jan'04

    Portability troubles and RFID fears

    I'm sure very few were surprised this past week when the latest news coverage revealed that wireless carriers are still struggling with number portability.

  • November 26, 2003 26 Nov'03

    Experts: RFID requires business process updates

    Experts at Comdex told attendees that it's impossible for businesses to take full advantage of RFID technology unless they change their business processes.

  • October 21, 2003 21 Oct'03

    Oracle toots RFID horn

    Oracle is planning a broad upgrade to its supply chain management tools within its CRM suite and is hyping the introduction of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology.

  • June 02, 2003 02 Jun'03

    RFID will replace bar codes, if new partnership succeeds

    How would your company's asset management strategy change if you could use a wireless device to track everything from products to computers to soda cans in the lunchroom? Three groups are joining forces in an effort to commercialize the RIFD ...