What is Industry 4.0?

What is Industry 4.0?

The Industrial Revolution of the 21st Century

We have seen huge advances in technology since the beginning of the century, with many of these changes taking place in just the past few years. We can now communicate with people across the globe with just a few taps on a smartphone, which also allows us to make purchases, listen to music, book a flight and so much more. This isn’t just the typical progression of civilization, but rather the Fourth Industrial Revolution, unfolding right in front of us.

Contents

The History of Industrial Revolution

  • The Central Principles of Industry 4.0
  • What’s Involved in Industry 4.0

The Impact of Industry 4.0 on Global Manufacturing

  • What Is Happening with Industry 4.0 in Manufacturing?
  • Benefits of Adopting Industry 4.0 Technology
  • What To Expect for Industry 4.0 in Manufacturing
  • The Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine Communication (M2M)
    Time-Saving Automation
  • Massive, Sustainable Return on Investment

How Industry 4.0 Will Transform Everyday Life for Consumers

  • The Internet of Things and Machine-to-Machine Communication at Home
  • Artificial Intelligence and Automation in the Workplace
  • Augmented and Virtual Reality and Tracking Technologies in Retail and E-Commerce

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RFID vs NFC: The Unique Advantages & Challenges

RFID vs. NFC: The Unique Advantages and Challenges

With the greater availability of RFID comes more interest in NFC, or “near-field communication,” which has become a global standard in RFID protocols. In this guide, we’ll give you an overview of the difference between RFID and NFC and the unique advantages and challenges of each technology.

Contents

RFID vs. NFC: What’s the Difference?

What is RFID?

  • Benefits of RFID
  • Challenges of RFID
  • RFID Use Cases
  • Assset Tracking
  • Vehicle Tracking

What are RFID Frequencies?

What is NFC?

  • Benefits of NFC
  • Challenges of NFC
  • NFC Use Cases

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RFID vs NFC

RFID 101: Everything You Need to Know About RFID

RFID 101: Everything You Need to Know About RFID

As RFID becomes more available across different industries, many organizations are looking to add RFID solutions to their operations. This guide will explain everything you need to know about RFID, different types of RFID solutions and how RFID can be used.

Contents

What is RFID?

  • How RFID Works

What is an RFID System?

  • RFID Tags
  • RFID Readers
  • Other RFID Accessories

Types of RFID

  • RFID Frequencies
  • Passive vs. Active RFID

RFID Applications

  • Retail Loss Prevention
  • Asset Tracking
  • Inventory Management
  • Access Control
  • Vehicle Tracking

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Everything you need to know about RFID

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RFID 101: Everything You Need to Know About RFID


As RFID becomes more available across different industries, many organizations are looking to add RFID solutions to their operations. This guide will explain everything you need to know about RFID, different types of RFID solutions and how RFID can be used.


Everything you need to know about RFID

RFID vs NFC: The Unique Advantages and Challenges


With the greater availability of RFID comes more interest in NFC, or “near-field communication,” which has become a global standard in RFID protocols.


RFID vs NFC

What is Industry 4.0?


We have seen huge advances in technology since the beginning of the century, with many of these changes taking place in just the past few years. We can now communicate with people across the globe with just a few taps on a smartphone, which also allows us to make purchases, listen to music, book a flight and so much more. This isn’t just the typical progression of civilization, but rather the Fourth Industrial Revolution, unfolding right in front of us.


Controltek FlatGuard Offender Report

Controltek FlatGuard Offender Report

Introduction

The Loss Prevention Research Council (LPRC) conducted a series of in-person survey interviews at the Gainesville Innovation Lab to better understand offender reactions to the Controltek FlatGuard technology. An LPRC Research Scientist designed all data collection tools and collected data in September 2018.

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The Secret Weapon to Holiday Sales: Loss Prevention

The Secret Weapon to Holiday Sales: Loss Prevention

Protecting and Managing Inventory During the Holiday Shopping Season

Most retailers count on the holiday shopping season to make or break their entire fiscal year. It’s no secret that sales increase tremendously as the calendar year winds down and consumers ramp up their purchasing habits to either buy gifts or simply to take advantage of year-end sales.

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SOH: The Retail Problem That’s 7 Times Greater than ORC

SOH: The Retail Problem That’s 7 Times Greater than ORC

Loss Prevention professionals know what it takes to fight Organized Retail Crime (ORC), but is it retail’s biggest problem?

Yes, utilizing resources to ensure your retail establishment is protected against ORC is important. But what about stock-on-hand? One of the best ways to reduce shrink is to increase sales. Is your team helping to solve retail’s stock-on-hand issue? After all, it’s 7 times greater than the ORC problem.

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  • What are the elements included in the Stock-on-Hand (SOH) problem?
  • How big is the inventory problem for retail?
  • Why does SOH matter?
  • How can increasing sales reduce shrink?
  • Why should Loss Prevention executive address SOH?

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How to Best Protect and Oversee Inventory Before and During the Holiday Season

How to Best Protect and Oversee Inventory Before and During the Holiday Season

THE VALUE OF THE HOLIDAY SHOPPING SEASON

The holiday shopping season can make or break a retailer’s entire fiscal year. It’s no secret that sales increase tremendously as the calendar year winds down and consumers ramp up their purchasing habits to buy gifts for friends and relatives, or simply to take advantage of end-of-year sales. For the most part, the holidays represent an opportunity for retailers of all stripes to pad their bottom line with a surge of revenue.

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