This section includes articles about cutting-edge research, new products that could impact RFID systems and about creative uses of RFID technology.
- Industry 4.0: Redefining How Mid-Market Manufacturers Derive and Deliver Value
Published March 2019
Industry 4.0 calls into question the definition of manufacturing, blurring the lines between tangible and intangible, digital and physical, product and service, and redefining how manufacturers derive and deliver value. According to BDO's "Middle Market Industry 4.0 Benchmarking Survey," however, only 5 percent of middle-market manufacturers are implementing an Industry 4.0 strategy. This report outlines various technologies manufacturers use or plan to use, including the Internet of Things. (36 pages)
- Understanding RFID
Published January 2019
Increased efficiency and profitability across a wide range of industries is driving the global RFID market to projected sales of $13.2 billion by 2020. Avery Dennison explains how to integrate RFID technology into your label-conversion process. (2 pages)