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posted in February 2006
'Smart shelves,' the next generation of RFID tags, and asset tracking are among the wares attendees will see at this week's RFID World event in Dallas.
UniqueAuction.com in mid-March plans to auction off 10 Sony PlayStation 3 game consoles, company officials told TechWeb.
A new asset tracking application, a server upgrade, and a new test center in Dublin make IBM's RFID intentions crystal clear.
A move to the Linux operating system and open source applications more than a year ago played a key role in DreamWorks' transition to a service-oriented architecture.
Only 15% of the 80 companies answering the survey have implemented one or more test projects.
A debate at a trade show last week addressed concerns around lack of communication by government agencies, among other privacy issues around radio frequency identification technology.
Students talk into the device to receive a response, rather than type in the information and wait for text. Applications range from tracking buses to finding out if campus laundry machines are free.
SAP is the leader in enterprise resource management but Oracle's Siebel is ahead in CRM, a new IDC study says.
The goal to share information and create interoperability among nations hasn't been easy to pull off.
Hewlett-Packard uses RFID to identify and track pallets and boxes of various products shipped to some retail distribution centers, and will first switch its inkjet printer lines over to the new tags.
Bush administration critics worry that high-tech devices and strategies, such as biometrics, RFID, and radiation sensor technology being installed at ports could fall into the wrong hands.
The conference promotes technology to embed a unique
identification number or image onto a metallic surface that's read by a scanner, as an alternative to RFID.
Digital watermarks are embedded in the movie during production, placed in a spot least visible to movie-watchers.
The company's founder became an identity theft victim three years ago while recovering from a serious illness in a hospital. That experience led to the products and services now being piloted.
It's illegal to sell military rations, but eight individuals--including military personnel--were hawking Meals Ready to Eat on the auction site, a watchdog group told Congress this week.
Cisco Systems Inc., Philips Medical Systems, and Emergin Inc. have partnered to rollout Cisco Clinical Connection Suite Patient Monitoring application, the companies said in a joint statement.
A software engineer at Google is urging the open source community to develop more applications for desktops and laptops, because he says the workforce is increasingly on the move.
The draft digital-rights management specifications will take between 12 and 18 months to complete, but in the meantime companies can still use them in products, Sun says.
Panelists at the technology showcase agreed security problems will be around for a while and suggested different ways for reducing the risk.
Voice over IP isn't new. But the service is gaining momentum as more companies introduce add-ons to complement the basic voice offerings from companies such as Skype and Vonage.
General Motors Corp. will announce new options to OnStar at the Chicago Autoshow on Wednesday, ten years after it first introduced the safety and navigation system.
Pleo, a 'life form' robotic toy, is the latest big idea from the man who brought the world Furby in 1998. Pleo senses 'pain' and yelps if stepped on.
A Linux-driven ice-cream machine and a phone that doubles as a personal trainer were just two of the cutting-edge wares unveiled at Demo 2006 Tuesday.
Oracle Corp. on Tuesday unveiled Oracle Transportation Management, a platform which provides visibility into the flow of goods across the supply chain.
The annual conference focuses on live demos of innovative technology; products and services debuting this week include a search engine for software developers that looks for source code and technical specs on the Web; and the debut of a vendor offering enterprise software for companies with 10 employees or less.
The developer says it has integrated credit card processing, financial reporting, and integration with package delivery services.
Star Markets' new system automatically debits a customer's checking account; it also verifies the consumer's age if he or she is buying an alcoholic beverage or cigarettes.
Los Angeles police will propel a GPS device onto a fleeing car. The device will stick to the car and track its location. That'll hopefully reduce dangerous high-speed chases.
Could iPod, iMac, iBook, MacBook, and PowerBook lovers see touch-pad capabilities in time for the 2006 holiday season? Apple isn't saying.
The goal is to standardize development and debugging on a common library for multiple Ajax runtimes. Some 13 vendors are participating.