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As January shifts glacially forward into February a number of new programs, disputes and initiatives have moved into the limelight. Winemaker Gallo talks with RFID News about the challenges of a two tier distribution network in meeting retailer mandates, Andy Williams covers the series of court cases following pet tag encryption, US VISIT comes home to RFID, and the Social Security Administration begins a bold file tracking effort.
Wal-Mart’s second wave mandate targets a different breed of distributors. Leading wine marketer E & J Gallo is amongst them, and faces challenges unlike the consumer goods giants: a network of 480 distributors. RFID News‘ David Wyld discusses the impact of RFID on wine sales, the complexities of the alcohol distribution network and the future of item level tagging.
A benevolent consumer company helping families find lost loved ones. A controversial market leader. An upstart fighting in the courts. The future of VeriChip and human tagging? Or today’s fight between AVID, Digital Angel and Crystal Import?
In a bold move, the Social Security Administration outlined a comprehensive plan to tag thousands, if not millions of documents with help from System Concepts.
Savi, a leading active tag vendor with military and shipping customers around the world, explains their hybrid RFID solution to associate editor Andy Williams.