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  • Microsoft Launches New Embedded OS to Harness the Data of Devices

    Microsoft has unveiled the latest version of its Windows Embedded CE operating system-Windows Embedded Compact 2013-to help organizations capture the data of programmable logic controls and machine-human interface panels.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud13 June 13 18:16
  • How your authentication scheme could hurt your business

    Consumers often fail to perform transactions online due to authentication failure. But while they struggle, they also distrust websites with weak authentication procedures.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud17 April 13 19:30
  • Transport for London ticketing chief dubious about mobile NFC

    The head of business development at Transport for London (TfL), whose Oyster card system is one of the most successful contactless ticketing programmes in the world, claims he is “not convinced” about mobile payments using NFC.

    Written by Sophie Curtis15 Feb. 13 12:44
  • 10 tips on how to win the IT asset management challenge

    Companies have a lot to gain by maintaining control of IT assets. They can avoid massive unplanned expenses, increase productivity and provide easy access to information for decision making. When designing an IT asset management (ITAM) program, keep these tips in mind.

    Written by Brian Hollandsworth, product manager, ServiceNow12 Dec. 12 19:23
  • Father of RFID, Charles Walton, passes at 89

    Charles Walton, inventor of the RFID technology now common everywhere from warehouses to retail stores to public libraries, has died at the age of 89 in California.

    Written by Bob Brown29 Nov. 11 07:34
Features about RFID
  • RFID tags arrive on store floor as retailers go after ROI

    For the retailing industry, the adoption of radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology this decade has been one long, strange journey: Periods of irrational exuberance followed by times of great frustration and confusion; expensive pilot projects riddled with technical, standards-based and cost complexities; and a widespread belief among those retailers or CPG manufacturers that were forced into the RFID universe that it is a technology solution in search of a problem.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum29 July 10 05:11
  • Technology runs the Boston Marathon

    The runners took center stage during the Boston Marathon Monday, but behind the scenes of the prestigious road race was an enterprise-class data center capable of accurately tracking more than 26,000 runners and relaying that information to a number of outlets.

    Written by Nick Barber27 April 10 07:33
  • RFID: A New Hope in a New Decade

    For the past 10 years, radio-frequency identification (RFID) has followed the classic buzzword trajectory that is typically a blessing and a curse for new technologies: Next-generation appeal, bursting hype, rampant confusion and fragmented success.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum04 Dec. 09 09:15
  • Wal-Mart orders suppliers to go green, some see red

    A famous superhero once noted, with trepidation: "With great power comes great responsibility." Retail juggernaut Wal-Mart, with US$401 billion in worldwide sales, has always wielded the "great power" part with its suppliers.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum21 July 09 03:05
  • EC sets out privacy requirements for smart RFID tags

    The European Commission has set a code of conduct for companies using RFID (radio frequency identification) tags that it hopes will safeguard citizens' privacy and allow the quick rollout of the new technology.

    Written by Paul Meller15 May 09 09:20