Executive Summary

The New Wireless Enterprise: Asset Tracking and Sensor Monitoring on an Existing Wireless Backbone

Posted March 31, 2008 in Data Analytics & Digital Technologies

Companies that have been slow to adopt asset tracking systems and wireless sensor monitoring are finding the leap to these technologies much shorter now than in years past. The biggest barrier to deploying real-time location systems (RTLS) and wireless sensor networks (WSN) was always the cost of installing a dedicated wireless network. Enterprises were understandably slow to implement proprietary networks and technologies that were neither scalable nor product-agnostic.

About The Author
Louis Sirico
Louis Sirico is an industry-recognized RFID evangelist. He cofounded and served as President of RFID Wizards, Inc., and BuyRFID.com -- early leaders in the RFID market. He is also a founding member of EPCglobal, Inc., and sat on the Gen 2 committee of the Hardware Action Group. Mr. Sirico has developed RFID solutions for Fortune 100 companies both in North America and Europe, the US Department of Defense, and the US Department of Homeland… Read More
Dann Maurno
Dann A. Maurno is the coauthor of Thin Air. His 22-year career in business and technology journalism includes stints as Editor-in-Chief at The Manufacturer andEnergy Business; in engineering positions at Raytheon and Genetics Institute; in publishing at Factory Mutual and Lilly Software; and as a freelance writer for such publications as Inbound Logistics, RFID Operations, and Manufacturing Business Technology. He can be reached at dmaurno at… Read More
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