RFID will become the “Holy Grail” of logistics. RFID tags can be used as a UPC symbol would be used except the difference is that RFID identifies the item even if it is not in you line of sight. An example is when a shopping cart passes through a portal; it will automatically register all items bought in the cart with the associated costs
In the near future, there is going to be a lack of skilled RFID people in logistics. RFID can be used in the following areas:
RFID used the EPC convention, which is called Electronic Product Code. This is demonstrated in the Richard T. Doermer School of Business and Management Sciences RFID prototyping lab in the Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (NIIC). The following concepts will be demonstrated:
RFID is used in the following industries and add real-time visibility:
The RFID will be taught in BUFW M575 Advanced Technology Solutions, taught by Robert Palevich.
The class will cover the following areas with certifications of completions:
The course will cover the topics that industry needs to make their companies more progressive and these are the backgrounds that companies are looking for when hiring new people. The class will do an extensive project for a company and this will give experience that one would need to actually do a six-sigma project.