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Provia Tackles RFID in a Twofold Manner Part Two: RFID Compliance
Provia's approach to radio frequency identification (RFID) compliance was to offer a bolt-on or drop-in product that works in conjunction with a company's

all about rfid  compliance kit fully meets all the technical requirements set forth by Wal-Mart at a recent meeting with the giant retailer's top suppliers. During its supplier meetings, Wal-Mart addressed most of its requirements for RFID compliance and identified which of the company's distribution centers will initially accept RFIS shipments. Namely, Wal-Mart will receive RFID compliant shipments at three distribution centers that service 150 Wal-Mart, Sam's Club , and Neighborhood Market stores across he country.

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Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Software Evaluation Report

The Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Software Evaluation Report covers criteria for tags and storage devices, readers, wireless hubs and servers, and the middleware necessary for evaluating an RFID system deployment. RFID systems are used in different situations that require the tracking of unique items. RFID tags, in the context of enterprise resource planning and supply chain management, make items visible from manufacturing through distribution. RFID tags may be used to carry basic information such as an address, to more complex information used at different stages of an assembly line. 

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