TITLE

RFID Takes New Turns

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Brad
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Wireless Week;7/15/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 15, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with an increase in the application of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology to supply chain uses in 2005. Creation by International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) of a Sensor and Actuator Solutions Unit; Incorporation of RFID to the WebSphere suite of IBM; Use of RFID tags on consumer goods.
ACCESSION #
17677713

 

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