There's no question retailers love RFID. It promises big savings through better inventory control and reduced theft. But will unreliability and threats to privacy become roadblocks?
Companies brace for privacy debate, as potentially intrusive applications arrive faster than expected. September 30, 2004
Tesco will use the technology in more stores, focusing this time on tracking cases and pallets, rather than individual items. September 30, 2004
At Baltimore pow-wow, hype over new RFID technology is tempered by concerns about cost, privacy and quality. September 29, 2004
Retail powerhouses such as Wal-Mart gather in Baltimore to push development of controversial tagging technology. September 28, 2004
Big Blue plans to invest $250 million in a new business unit to support products and services related to sensor networks.
The New York Times September 26, 2004