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  • The ABCs of the Internet of Things

    You've heard the term and probably read stories about smart homes where the toaster talks to the smoke detector. But what makes it all connect? When will it become mainstream, and will it work?

  • What to watch at Black Hat and Defcon

    Black Hat Security Conference and Defcon in Las Vegas have become the must-attend annual event for security experts, researchers and hackers. If you're attending, Black Hat 2010 and DefCon, here are the five big topics you can expect to hear about.

  • Interop brings a round of WLAN updates

    Wireless LAN vendors unveiled an array of software improvements to their core systems software at this week's Interop Las Vegas trade show.

  • HP's Memory Spot

    HP's RFID-like memory chip

  • Making sense of RFID threats

    RFID flaws make headlines, but network security is also about risk assessment - and while the risks exist, their importance to business must be questioned.

  • How will sensor networks integrate?

    At the moment sensor networks have little to do with the rest of IT. This will have to change.

  • Dodging the fakes

    Counterfeit goods have popped up in the channel and could be in your organisation. Could you spot them before they cause problems?

  • The touching story of NFC

    Near field communications looks like it is making mobile devices more powerful - if operators can figure out how to use it.

  • RFID, presence and privacy

    Location tracking can change our lives - for good or ill.

  • The case for active RFID

    The cheaper option in RFID might turn out to be short-sighted. Many applications need active RFID.

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RFID Technology: Changing Business Dramatically Today and Tomorrow

Is your company currently working to implement radio frequency identification (RFID) technology to track and control goods moving through the supply chain? To help you get the most from your RFID investments, which are often significant, SAP seamlessly integrates the technology into a broad range of systems and processes, extending it to achieve broader business benefits.
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The untold RFID story

There is already a good deal of momentum around tagging merchandise. Big retailers, such as Wal-Mart, Metro and Tesco, have established a challenging timeline to implement RFID.
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