WIND WIRELESS TO SPONSOR AT THE BROADBAND WIRELESS SHOWWritten by Bob Kirkpatrick
From: Wind Wireless, Inc.
Contact: Bob Kirkpatrick, Chief Technology Officer firstname.lastname@example.org (509) 462-4734 715 East Sprague Avenue Spokane, WA 99202 www.windwireless.net
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WIND WIRELESS TO SPONSOR AT THE BROADBAND WIRELESS SHOW
SPOKANE, WA December 27, 2004 - Wind Wireless, Inc. of Spokane, Washington is a participating sponsor for annual Broadband Wireless Show occurring April 21-22. This is their first outing as a sponsor and exhibitor at a major industry convention. The event, produced by Shorecliff Communications, is being held in Las Vegas.
Wind Wireless (www.windwireless.net) is a pioneer in world of wireless networking. The company has received awards for their successes in bringing high-speed Internet services to rural areas where little or no Internet access is available. Wind Wireless has also worked with a collection of mainstream wireless equipment manufacturers helping to define products or product improvements in wide use.
Walmart is Watching ... AlmostWritten by Steven Damron
The New York Times reported that RFID rollout at Walmart has slowed down. Actually, first deployment of RFID at Walmart is only at pallet level, not at product level, so all Walmart will track initially is how pallets of products move through their distribution system. Eventually, when RFID tags are produced in enough volume to knock down their prices, Walmart would like to tag every product so it can check you out quickly and keep track of what you buy.
I have this vision that stealthy black vans will start showing up at Walmart parking lots, at first in back near loading docks and then, as RFID goes product-level, in front near doors. These black vans will have sophisticated instrumentation to track RFID tags on sly.
RFID tags will have as profound an impact on retail as Internet. For one, RFID-enabled