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RFID and SAP trends

Jon Franke, News Editor

RFID technology continues to gain popularity, according to Josh Slobin, director of marketing for AeroScout. Based in San Mateo, Calif. AeroScout produces active, Wi-Fi-based RFID

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. In this podcast, he gives some background on the topic, explains the differences between active and passive RFID technology, looks at some real-world cases, and gives advice for SAP users.

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  Program highlights 

  • (1:01) What exactly is RFID?

  • (1:50) Where and how did RFID technology really get going?

  • (2:55) What are some interesting ways RFID is being used today?

  • (5:25) What types of RFID technology are there and how are they deployed?

  • (6:53) What are the major differences between active RFID and passive RFID?

  • (9:00) Can you explain the benefits of Wi-Fi-based RFID?

  • (11:08) What are customers doing with Wi-Fi-based RFID?

  • (13:05) How can RFID deliver ROI?

  • (15:48) What can we expect from RFID in the year ahead?

  • (17:11) What RFID issues should SAP users be aware of?

      Program Links: 

  • Which core modules are good for RFID?: If you are interested in being an SAP RFID consultant, this response determines which core modules will likely involve RFID in the future.

  • Special Report: RFID for SAP: This special feature compiles new and archived content about RFID (radio frequency identification) technology.

  • An introduction to RFID: Steve Winkler, SAP Industry Standards Architect and SDN blogger, offers insights on topics like RFID standards, business applications, compliance issues and Auto-Id Infrastructure.

  • SAP firms struggle to find experts: With the labor pool drying up, consultants and third-party service providers are having trouble finding the right experts to drive their clients' projects, according to analysts.

  • What is RFID?: What is RFID, and is it right for my company? This guide explains the basics of RFID, what SAP is doing with RFID in its products, and how you can build a business case for RFID.

  • SAP, Oracle face critical juncture in RFID market: Oracle has announced several RFID-related enhancements to its Sensor Edge Server, but one industry analyst thinks that both Oracle and rival SAP need to do more to innovate on RFID.

  • SAP RFID Learning Guide: This SearchSAP.com learning guide is a compilation of information from across the Web explaining what RFID is, who's using it, how it works with SAP, and how the SAP RFID package enhances Supply Chain Management.

  • SearchSAP.com Editorial Blog: This is the place for additional commentary and discussion about recent events, news stories or whatever else happens in the SAP world.

  • SearchSAP.com Audio Downloads: Visit our audio download archive.


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