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Past Webinars

May 30, 2019

Presenter:

  • Steven Walsh, Director of Professional Services at , Strategic Systems & Technology Corp.

Moderator:

  • Susan Flake, Director, RFID Business Development, Zebra Technologies Corp.

You know the value of workforce optimization - you’re balancing workforce scheduling, operational costs and other key performance metrics to get the maximum benefit from your employees and other contract personnel. But having greater visibility into your employee's activities and movements can help you make the best decisions possible, and take your organization to the next level. This webinar will share some of the lessons learned, from best practices and ROI to legal and ethical considerations, that have led to some of our most successful location-based personnel tracking implementations to date. » Learn More

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May 7, 2019

Presenters:

  • Chris Schaefer, RFID Market Development, Zebra Technologies Corp.
  • Juho Partanen, Business Development Director, Voyantic Ltd.
  • James Goodland, Director, RAIN RFID Solutions, NXP Semiconductors

Moderator:

  • Mark Roberti, Founder and Editor, RFID Journal

The source tagging of products with RAIN RFID at the point of manufacture – traditionally via inlays - benefits everyone in the supply chain. While this approach is still dominant and cost efficient, manufacturers need to find new ways to embed and encode RAIN RFID tags efficiently at massive volumes if they wish to maximize the benefits. It is predicted that in 2019, over 20 billion items will have been identified and connected to the Internet of Things via RAIN RFID chips. However, even in the early adopter market of fashion retail, the penetration rate of RAIN is still less than 10%. A huge business growth opportunity exists as adoption continues, but it presents a significant manufacturing scalability challenge. In this webinar, industry experts discuss existing challenges around tagging processes, as well as ways to increase the productivity of smart label encoding and attachment. RAIN RFID capabilities can often be retrofitted into existing production machines in label, package or various other industrial manufacturing processes. This can eliminate the need for investing in new machines, saving you time and money! As a webinar attendee, you will discover how you can merge various tagging process steps via a single machine, without having to resort to intensive PLC programming. Maximize the value of existing equipment and improve your production processes, enabling you to easily scale up as the industry heads towards 100 Billion annual RAIN-enabled items and beyond! » Learn More

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April 22, 2019

Moderator:

  • Mark Roberti, Founder and Editor, RFID Journal

Many retailers are turning to radio frequency identification technology (RFID) to improve in-store inventory accuracy and enable buy online, pickup in store, ship from store and other unified commerce strategies. As RFID adoption increases store designers will need to incorporate the technology into the store’s infrastructure. Fixture manufacturers, mannequin companies and may also need to incorporate RFID into their products. This creates new revenue opportunities. In this webinar, learn how RFID is being used in retail and what impact it might have on store design and fixture providers. » Learn More

March 14, 2019

Presenters:

  • Juho Partanen, Business Development Director, Voyantic Ltd.
  • James Goodland, Director, RAIN RFID Solutions, NXP Semiconductors

Moderator:

  • Chris Schaefer, RFID Market Development, Zebra Technologies Corp.

The source tagging of products with RAIN RFID at the point of manufacture – traditionally via inlays - benefits everyone in the supply chain. While this approach is still dominant and cost efficient, manufacturers need to find new ways to embed and encode RAIN RFID tags efficiently at massive volumes if they wish to maximize the benefits. It is predicted that in 2019, over 20 billion items will have been identified and connected to the Internet of Things via RAIN RFID chips. However, even in the early adopter market of fashion retail, the penetration rate of RAIN is still less than 10%. A huge business growth opportunity exists as adoption continues, but it presents a significant manufacturing scalability challenge. In this webinar, industry experts discuss existing challenges around tagging processes, as well as ways to increase the productivity of smart label encoding and attachment. RAIN RFID capabilities can often be retrofitted into existing production machines in label, package or various other industrial manufacturing processes. This can eliminate the need for investing in new machines, saving you time and money! As a webinar attendee, you will discover how you can merge various tagging process steps via a single machine, without having to resort to intensive PLC programming. Maximize the value of existing equipment and improve your production processes, enabling you to easily scale up as the industry heads towards 100 Billion annual RAIN-enabled items and beyond! » Learn More

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February 26, 2019

Moderator:

  • Dean Frew, CTO and Senior VP, RFID Solutions, SML Group

The retail sector is accelerating the adoption of item-level RFID as more retailers show significant improvement and a return on their investment across their business and daily operations, while enhancing the customer experience, thanks to a simple, innovative approach. This webinar will provide insights into how to adopt transformative technologies to enhance retail operation models and achieve a strong ROI. » Learn More

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October 25, 2018

Presenter:

  • Gary Moskovciak, Senior VP of Americas Region, SML Group

Moderator:

  • Dean Frew, CTO and Senior VP, RFID Solutions, SML Group

Retailers are accelerating their adoption of radio frequency identification to improve inventory accuracy and dramatically boost customer service. With the adoption of RFID comes a series of changes that retailers must manage. These changes involve many stakeholders, as well as technology partners. This webinar will share some of the lessons learned across the spectrum, from source tagging to in-store operations and ROI, that have led to some of the most notable global successes in the RFID retail market to date. » Learn More

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June 26, 2018

Presenter:

  • Dyanne Williamson, Director Marketing, Forward Vision Marketing

Moderator:

  • Kelly Stark, Principal, Forward Vision Marketing

Forward Vision Marketing asked RFID and technology companies at RFID Journal LIVE! 2018 and the Aerospace MRO Show what they thought worked best for their business-to-business marketing efforts, as well as how they measure their results. Among the questions asked were: • What's the biggest challenge facing technology marketers? • What's more effective as a marketing tactic: trade shows, white papers or webinars? • Is marketing effectiveness measured by leads or conversions to sales? Join this webinar to learn the results to the survey, and find out which marketing strategies work best for solution providers of RFID and other technologies. » Learn More

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June 12, 2018

Presenter:

  • Brandon Klinetobe, Channel Accounts Manager, Zebra Technologies Corp.

Moderator:

  • Archit Dua, Project Manager, RFID4U

Learn how RFID4U's TagMatiks – FI (Field Inventory) platform and Zebra Technologies' RFD8500 and RFD2000 readers can be used by companies in manufacturing, health care, fashion, energy and other verticals to perform cycle counts, inventory management, field audits and transfers, as well as build out predictable analytics. Find out how to increase the visibility of your inventory and operations while cutting down on manual processes. In this session, the speaker will cover the benefits of leveraging RFID and related technologies for field and consignment inventory management, while discussing how to automate workflows, such as cycle counting and reconciling captured data. With this newfound data and automated workflows, businesses can better control their expiry management, write-offs, and stock and par levels, as well have more concrete visibility into their supply chain and assets. » Learn More

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May 22, 2018

Moderator:

  • John Shipley, Senior Electrical Engineer, Patti Engineering

Learn how Patti Engineering harnessed Siemens' UHF RFID systems, coupled with the power of Siemens programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and industrial-strength networks, to significantly improve inventory tracking for a distribution center of a Fortune 100 company. Managers can now pinpoint inventory down to the SKU, tray and pallet at any moment, which enables customized product mixes to be built for each customer. This webinar will describe how the system was designed to overcome stray reads and other issues commonly faced in a DC deployment of RFID technology. » Learn More

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March 15, 2018

Presenters:

  • Ms. Danielle Dawson, Senior Consultant, Capgemini
  • Susan Flake, Director, RFID Business Development, Zebra Technologies Corp.

Moderator:

  • Dean Frew, CTO and Senior VP, RFID Solutions, SML Group

SML RFID, an industry leading full service RFID solutions provider and a trusted partner to the world's largest retailers and top fashion brands, delivering proven results and rapid ROI for customers has partnered with Zebra Technologies, an industry leading provider of RFID capture and printing technologies that generate actionable information and insight to give companies unprecedented visibility into their business, giving physical things a digital voice. Learn how retailers can expose more inventory to existing and gain new customers through online sales channels maximizing revenue opportunities. Retailers today are taking advantage of item-level RFID solutions to gain real-time visibility of their inventory. With this increased visibility, it opens up a world of possibilities for retailers to focus on the delivery of this value through the customer's preferred shopping channel, key to building customer loyalty. The speakers will discuss how RFID can enable a single, cohesive picture of inventory in real time across the entire enterprise, enabling more product availability through more selling channels to deliver on a "buy anywhere, fulfil anywhere" vision. » Learn More

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