Now that 34 organizations across the county have agreed to adopt global GS1 barcoding standards, the Canadian Bar Code Project is one step closer towards reducing medication errors and streamlining the pharmaceutical process by automating the identification of all commercial drugs on the Canadian market. WITH VIDEO
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has awarded a contract to upgrade and support an RFID (radio frequency identification) network launched last year to track multinational defense consignments between Europe and Afghanistan. The contract underscores the growing demand for RFID systems projected by research and consulting company Gartner Inc. in a report.
With a variety of international retailers pushing for its adoption, radio frequency identification (RFID) technology has been in the news a great deal recently, and at the same time unintentionally pushed itself to the forefront of an ongoing debate around its ability to invade personal privacy if used incorrectly or unethically.