Rapid RFID Adoption and the Connected Future
According to industry experts, there will be approximately 8.7 billion tagged apparel items in the market by the end of this year. Our industry is seeing unprecedented adoption levels of EPC RFID. Because of this, we now have the ability to realize what were once only considered aspirational use cases, such as smart fitting rooms, cashier-free stores and real-time merchandise location for consumers. GS1 US is actively involved with end users and solution partners in determining RFID's role in emerging areas like consumer Internet of Things (c-IoT), anti-counterfeit strategies and blockchain deployments. This session will review how standards, technology and business needs are converging to make RFID initiatives even more critical and successful.