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Steve HallidayWelcome to the latest issue of the High Tech AIDCourier.

As the summer (here in the northern hemisphere) nears an end, we are starting to see some progress in projects again. In the USA, the business world seems to be holding its breath as we wait for an election to see who will be the President for the next 4 years.

As I write this month’s newsletter, we have seen the announcement of the new Apple iPhone 5 – without NFC. The web seems to be full of comments as to whether this is a major mistake on Apple’s part, or it simply doesn’t matter. This morning, I heard that the pre-orders for the phone, broke the web site and that they are now reporting a 2 week lead time so I guess that NFC has not been important for many people. What do you feel about the lack of NFC? Does this mean that we will see an iPhone 6 or 5S announced next year with the extra features?

I have just returned from the AIM Summit in Chicago where the theme seemed to be that the industry is in change. The disruptive nature of the smartphone has brought some big changes into the industry. There are over 1 billion smartphones out there and every single one of them has a bar code scanner built in. No manufacturer in the history of bar codes has sold anything like this amount of readers. What will this mean for the industry?

Last month we started a new section on some books about our technologies. We have found some more this month so take a look and see if any of them meet your needs.

Follow my Twitter feed (@RFIDMan) for more current RFID, IOT and AIDC news and information.

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Technology News Briefs

RFID Standards

The standards world continues to move on. There has been work in many areas of the technology with the new ISO/IEC 18000-63 completed all of its voting process. We should see this standard published in the next month or so.

Also of great importance this month, the GS 1 EPCglobal Gen 2 UHF specification version 2.0 has been released to Community Review. This revision of the version 1.2 specification adds many optional features including the ability to support full encryption capabilities on the tag. This ability coupled with the Crypto Suites being created in ISO/IEC 29167 parts 10-17 (so far), mean the information on the tag can be held secure until an authorized reader interrogates the tag.

If you want more information on ISO standardization or on any issue of RFID standardization, then email steve@hightechaid.com. For a look at RFID standards work, you can visit http://www.UnderstandRFIDstandards.com.

Radio Frequency Identification

Sales up 13%
At American Apparel in Q2, also thanks to RFID
http://t.co/pS1yWAbR

Air Freight Forwarder and Logistics Group
Utilizes RFID Technology for Reefer Movements
http://t.co/ef9zcVoj

IT asset tracking
Represents a $1B market for RFID
http://t.co/sxVmTWsd

Xerafy Introduces Specialty RFID Tags
Designed For The Construction And Gas Distribution Industries
http://t.co/e9bErJhr

Infographic: Global Barcode Scanning
From Q2, 2012
http://t.co/ueSq3Tbk

Worried about your privacy
When new technologies - like RFID - emerge?
http://t.co/c7gFSVzc

With Apple's iAlien App
Users Can Manage Readers From an iPhone
http://t.co/pSTubA0Y

Easily convert
dBm to Watts
http://t.co/9s6KItgW

The True ROI
Of RFID
http://t.co/QA4JC5AJ

Trackable Banknotes
At Last
http://t.co/DOSrp8EY

Humidity Sensor
HF RFID Enabled Sensors Now Available
http://t.co/L4vaJii6

Chip Tracks User
Within Centimeters of Location
http://t.co/ZJp5aQym

Summer 2012 proves itself
An M2M growing season
http://t.co/CO1xaTTY

SMARTRAC announces
Changes in the Management Board
http://www.heraldonline.com/2012/09/03/4231078/smartrac-announces-changes-in.html

New chip for high-frequency RFID tags
With industry-leading 9 KB FRAM
http://t.co/3n8SI26F

Airgas collar
Manages cylinder gas expiration via RFID
http://t.co/NuDQ5FLf

Understanding EPC GEN 2
Search Modes and Sessions
http://t.co/zk18SCNk

A Brief Look at
RFID Sensors
http://t.co/djO2Uabs

Common RF connectors
Used in UHF RFID
http://t.co/UVOHR3Y6

Keurig blinds you with science
Adds RFID in latest coffee machine
http://t.co/qwnJBxua

Will Trash Cans That Charge Per Use
Just Encourage Littering?
http://t.co/dP7nBoQx

internet of things

M2M:
The Future of Telecom
http://beta.fool.com/ddelony/2012/09/12/m2m-future-telecom/11442/?source=TheMotleyFool

Growing
The Internet of Things
http://t.co/pcklQ0RL

How the Internet of Things
Could change Australian homes and businesses
http://t.co/nuHTRBaN

Rethinking
The Internet of Things
http://t.co/oR8QjGaA

Smart
Thinking
http://t.co/VgXE9x6E

A Node
In the Internet of Things
http://t.co/WPhryA7x

Farewell, High Street
A vision of the future
http://t.co/xCBhFncH

Updated Gartner 2012 Hype Cycle
For Emerging Technologies (inc. NFC M2M)
http://t.co/gmM0tbXo

Enlisting Robots
Into the Internet of Things
http://www.rfidjournal.com/article/articleview/9773

Most IOT projects
Are "private networks of things"
http://t.co/USpaDb4r

WiFi Bunnies
And Why I Love the Internet of Things
http://t.co/SOCSUM9z

Smart Grids as enabler
For the shift to renewable energy
http://t.co/35udsvzp

Thoughts
The Internet of Things
http://t.co/fMSN9YwU

Panasonic expands
Smart home appliance line
http://t.co/N4sPS0Ja

M2M Communication
On the Internet of Things
http://t.co/ituObTAz

The 4th Annual
Internet of Things Europe
http://t.co/BTY2Bx7U

E.U. Gets Ready
To Regulate Internet of Things
http://t.co/TTvsgJOB

Realizing
The Value Add of M2M
http://www.connectedworldmag.com/latestNews.aspx?id=NEWS120822134646627

When Wireless Sensors
Meet Big Data
http://t.co/MEbSTw8Y

How the internet of things
Could affect privacy
http://t.co/a56oO8TN

The Internet of Things
Will change the world
http://t.co/5i37PGBc

Data models
For the Internet of Things
http://t.co/fQen6p0f

Standardized framework
For interoperable M2M Services
http://t.co/kFUvWZpf

Verizon certifies
Its first chip vendor because M2M will rock the world
http://t.co/JQRJ0oXR

Filling South America
With Smart Cities
http://t.co/824zAi5Q

Smallest sensor in the world
Could run forever
http://t.co/zjp4Nee0

Future Agenda
The World in 2020
http://t.co/5l7hWVnY

Futurist's Cheat Sheet
Internet of Things
http://t.co/k96JMO2d

UPnP aims for
Smart home
http://t.co/pRzugha5

Hygiene firm
Cuts CO2 emissions by 28% with M2M technology
http://t.co/8uODyBcj

Of Bears, Bats, and Bees:
Making Sense of the Internet of Things
http://t.co/Lc4Ky6AW

Smart Dust(Tiny sensors)
The Little Wonder!
http://t.co/Em0HBqTX

Making chips
For 'Internet of things'
http://t.co/fS6cYBMd

6 Ways to Better Living:
Inside an Internet of Things Home
http://t.co/X9DqqCXN

Security for
The Internet of Things
http://t.co/MTCWbFQX

Vodafone and IBM
Aim for M2M standards
http://t.co/eIUNVfbW

The explosion of
Connected devices
http://t.co/QErLCalr

Internet of Things
By Lorna Goulden
http://t.co/RSeVhGKy

"Internet of Things"
Is Getting Some More Critics
http://3dblogger.typepad.com/wired_state/2012/09/internet-of-things-is-getting-some-more-critics.html

The Internet of Things:
Pondering the Smart Toaster & Other Oddities
http://semanticweb.com/the-internet-of-things-pondering-the-smart-toaster-other-oddities
_b31845

Raising the IQ of
School Buildings
http://t.co/kAKzd9Dh

The Internet of Things
And The Morality of Things
http://t.co/lv19rzpO

Global Machine to Machine (M2M) Market
Worth $85.96 Billion by 2017
http://t.co/EaVT985z

Four
Internet of Things Trends
http://t.co/ajkmIPRS

How to make a Foursquare NFC tag
Using Galaxy Nexus and Android 4.0.3
http://t.co/BfbWMBAa

Internet of Things
Summer Showcase
http://t.co/wnLEQelY

IoT in China revisited:
Centralized views and smart cities are taking off
http://t.co/xWC1YdSP

Future Connected
Home
http://t.co/zCEBAClo

Internet of things
Convergence
http://t.co/EhcUvO6B

Intel Promises
Computing 'Revolution' by Decade's End
http://t.co/QK86iXcI

Books

Looking for some RFID books?
Here is a selection to review:

Cooney, Elaine M. RFID+: The Complete Review of Radio Frequency Identification. Clifton Park, NY: Thomson Delmar Learning, 2006. Print. Click here.

Finkenzeller, Klaus, and Dörte Müller. RFID Handbook: Fundamentals and Applications in Contactless Smart Cards and Identification. Chichester, England: Wiley, 2010. Print. Click here.

Finkenzeller, Klaus. RFID Handbook: Radio-frequency Identification : Fundamentals and Applications. Chichester, England: John Wiley & Son, 1999. Print. Click here.

Myerson, Judith M. RFID in the Supply Chain: A Guide to Selection and Implementation. Boca Raton, FL: Auerbach, 2007. Print. Click here.

Pandian, M. Paul. RFID for Libraries: A Practical Guide. Oxford: Chandos, 2010. Print. Click here.

Poirier, Charles C., and Duncan McCollum. RFID Strategic Implementation and ROI: A Practical Roadmap to Success. Fort Lauderdale, FL: J. Ross Pub., 2006. Print. Click here.

Reyes, Pedro M. RFID in the Supply Chain. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2011. Print. Click here.

Sanghera, Paul. RFID+ Flashcard Quicklet: Flashcards in a Book for Passing the CompTIA RFID+ Exam. N.p.: Infonential, 2007. Print. Click here.

Schuster, Edmund W., Stuart J. Allen, and David L. Brock. Global RFID: The Value of the EPCglobal Network for Supply Chain Management. Berlin: Springer, 2007. Print. Click here.

Sweeney, Patrick J. RFID for Dummies. Indianapolis, IN: Wiley Pub., 2005. Print. Click here.

Thornton, Frank, Anand M. Das, Brad Haines, Hersh Bhargava, Anita Campbell, and John Kleinschmidt. RFID Security. Rockland, MA: Syngress, 2006. Print. Click here.

NFC

How NFC technology
Will change the way things work?
http://t.co/U9G4MIL4

NFC
Not Just for Mobile Payments
http://shar.es/vBSs9

Major UK Retailer Marks & Spencer
Adopts Contactless
http://t.co/oAb4fz8B

Mobile payments will explode
To $1.3 trillion…if consumers get it
http://t.co/hjybjUqc
http://t.co/XPCwXjjy
http://t.co/HiV4Riht

Big U.S. Merchants Form Company
To Develop Mobile Wallet
http://t.co/WYGHWPbg

What Lies Beyond
Contactless Payments
http://t.co/1zNIMjqw

Gartner places NFC
In 'trough of disillusionment'
http://t.co/4wMaIJzT
http://www.readwriteweb.com/mobile/2012/08/nfc-and-the-trough-of-disillusionment.php

NFC, QR, EPC and Android:
Ready to Tag the World!
http://t.co/Etv1Z6k0

A dozen ways NFC
Could change your life
http://t.co/vnh1SZTw

Why mobile payments is like Wacky Races
And why Apple is steering clear
http://t.co/EbaH8STX

Adafruit NFC/RFID
On Raspberry Pi
http://t.co/lzK0q5wM

NFC Won’t Be That Practical
On the iPhone 5
http://t.co/AFmV2l5I

The iPhone 5 And Mobile Payments
Yay or Nay?
http://t.co/RxllW1fu

SGEntrepreneurs: Infographic:
What NFC could mean for the average Singaporean
http://t.co/Zzzrrtjg

5 Reasons why
NFC will never replace the barcode
http://t.co/CrYuX6Qz

Apple wins
NFC-enabled barcode-reading "shopping list" patent
http://t.co/uf3RdRJL

The Ultimate Guide
To NFC
http://t.co/rt8BCDwd

Making the case for
An NFC-enabled iPhone 5
http://t.co/BbxClsjF

Australian ski resort
Picks NFC for tourist info
http://t.co/LXeXNDk3

Panasonic announces
Range of NFC-enabled domestic appliances
http://t.co/B4NjeRl1

How to Fix NFC
And Help it Go Mainstream
http://t.co/1sLh0W5N

Could NFC Tags
Be the Next Barcode?
http://t.co/Xnd8aEJt

iPhone 5: No room for NFC?
Well, maybe there is…
http://t.co/WDU9wv6K

Chicago Transit to offer
Contactless, mobile payments to riders
http://t.co/W07TSHX9

NFC
And the Trough of Fragmentation
http://t.co/cjacQ6pY

5 Amazing Uses
Of Near Field Communication
http://t.co/WVplH9nf

Sydney Serves
RFID on The Rocks
http://www.rfidjournal.com/article/articleview/9862/1/1/

How the Mobile Phone
Is changing the way we purchase
http://t.co/8XeQo9Cq

Five Key Hurdles
Before NFC Goes Mainstream
http://t.co/iYUjlkab

Hong Kong
Moves towards NFC payments
http://t.co/gsktAq2f

Tag-a-Bag
Tests NFC baggage tracking service
http://t.co/HBlbXBdO

Project Oscar
Mobile wallet NFC venture gets EC approval
http://t.co/Xv7IKG5w

IETF
Proposes NFC P2P security
http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-urien-tls-llcp-00

On A Mission
To Be Mobile Payment Agnostic
http://t.co/kqNk0emZ

Global Near Field Communication
Chip Market 2011-2015
http://t.co/oTlsZx2e

NFC
Goes Micro
http://t.co/vO2eXKbo

How NFC and Mobile Wallets
Will Change the Way Retailers Do Business
http://t.co/T6h09J7q

Apple:
No need for NFC today
http://t.co/sARnb4Ln

Square COO:
There’s no value in NFC
http://t.co/zugHikx2

Mobile Commerce - Barcodes

Enter the ScanCap
The Next Generation of QR Code
http://t.co/wtPJGeu1

QR Codes
May Help you Get Hired!
http://t.co/5myezvGd

How can your company leverage this latest trend?
[INFOGRAPHIC] "QR Codes & Couponing"
http://t.co/gYcFn6Qt

How to personalize your own QR code
A step-by-step Guide
http://t.co/HCcysaXc

Lacombe Corn Maze QR code
Is world's largest
http://t.co/JobBxUMy

From QR to ER:
QR Codes for Hospitals and Emergency Care
http://t.co/rbTvxlZL

Biometrics

Massive Biometric Project
Gives Millions of Indians an ID
http://t.co/jxTgcGJ4

Facebook biometric profiling
Could be illegal
http://t.co/srLDiFS7

Iris scans
Coming to an airport near you
http://t.co/PbV0qQty

$888.7 million
Biometric security contract moves ahead
http://t.co/Wj6chsUW

The 2012
Biometric Consortium Conference
http://t.co/IEg7FEB9

New Federal Rules
Would Make Your Biometric Data Internet-Accessible
http://t.co/XGPosQu2

Japan tests
New biometric system in airports
http://t.co/OB6nmazH

Are biometric
ID tools evil?
http://t.co/wHonAcpk

Biometric Research Note:
U.S. Government Driving Biometrics
http://t.co/IDerJeek

FBI-Approved Biometrics
For Emerging Nations
http://t.co/39gyGASf

The Future of Feet:
Biometric Shoe Insoles Revolutionizing Security [VIDEO]
http://t.co/fBE9wWc2

Biometric Market Forecast
To 2014
http://t.co/QF3JONoy

FBI to roll out
$1 billion public facial recognition system in 2014
http://t.co/7zp1s8bR
http://rt.com/usa/news/fbi-recognition-system-ngi-640/

The biometrics future
Is now
http://t.co/Ae8a4wOW

India to Issue
Biometric ID Cards to All 1.2 Billion Citizens
http://t.co/6Pca5Nbt

The
Body of Proof
http://t.co/X40bu4jg


Healthcare and Life Sciences

RFID Tracking
Vs. Barcode Scanning
http://intelligenthospitaltoday.com/?p=570

Dartmouth student
Develops biometric bracelet
http://www.masshightech.com/stories/2012/08/13/daily8-Dartmouth-student-develops
-biometric-bracelet.html

RTLS

Real time locating system
Leads to improvements in emergency department
http://t.co/SbZ50apF

'Medical centers of future'
Include RTLS | Healthcare
http://t.co/WjhAZhbZ

Top 10 Things Hospitals Should Do
To Achieve Hard-Dollar ROI with their RTLS Asset Management Solution
http://t.co/BKzQhYgL

Electronic fingertips
Could lead to smart surgical gloves
http://t.co/86WvMXFo

Serialization's a Comin'!
In pharmaceutical processing
http://t.co/luWfFRyY

Tiny biosensor
Could mean an end to daily finger sticks for diabetics
http://t.co/OOhJrqaj

Bar Code

PRINT2D - Part III
Bar Code Validation Done Right
http://t.co/HU8GLhtU

Bar Code Quality:
Why You Need a Bar Code Verifier Instead of a Scanner
http://t.co/sgPSOpcP

Microsoft Licenses
Mobile Barcode Technology Patent Portfolio From NeoMedia
http://t.co/uW5x2kTz

Global Barcode Scanning
From Q2, 2012
http://t.co/ueSq3Tbk

Barcode History
Invention Story of Barcodes
http://t.co/8sEcBff3

Barcode Education Center
What are the Different Barcodes?
http://t.co/2loACRqt

World Fishing
Norway launches new barcode standard
http://t.co/SniJ8mK8

Bar Code Imaging:
Trends in the Americas
http://t.co/2cLqmd7C

Fight against forgery
Gets boost from invisible nano barcode
http://t.co/EdrlvXT8

Find out about
High performance bar codes
http://t.co/57gb1kWv

General

2002 vs. 2012 in the web
How things have changed
http://t.co/EF3FS3E5


 

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Press Releases

A regular feature of HighTechAIDCourier will be a review of interesting press releases from around the world. Please send your press releases to news@hightechaid.com, but do not forget to include a URL to the full release on your web site. Here are this month's selections:

Steve Halliday, president of High Tech Aid awarded the IEC 1906 Award
Sep 6 | WebWire
PITTSBURGH, PA, September 5, 2012 , - High Tech Aid announced today that Steve Halliday was awarded the 2012 IEC 1906 Award. http://www.hightechaid.com/
press/hta_pr5.htm

AIM Announces Public Review of Bar Code Specification
DotCode Document Available for Download and Comment
http://www.aimglobal.org/mem
bers/news/templates/template
.aspx?articleid=4070&zoneid=1

HID Global Launches Secure Identity Services, Industry’s First Comprehensive Offering For Credential Provisioning and Management, From Card Badges to NFC-Enabled Smartphones
Provides One-Stop Source for Creating, Using and Managing Identities, Including Mobile Credential
Provisioning and Management Starting With BlackBerry® Smartphones in the Enterprise
http://www.hidglobal.com/ma
in/media-center/releases/2012
/09/hid-global-launches-sec
ure-identity-services-industrys-first-comprehensive-offering
-for-credential-p.html

HID Global Expands iCLASS SE Platform with iCLASS Seos Cards and Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) Support
HID Global’s New Standard for Access Control Simplifies How Identities are Created, Used and Managed
http://www.hidglobal.com/m
ain/media-center/releases/
2012/09/hid-global-expands-iclass-se-platform-with-iclass-seos-cards-and-open-super
vised-device-protocol-osd-1.html

Global Chipless RFID Tags Industry
Aug 14 | Yahoo! News - rfid (gada.be)
NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Chipless RFID Tags Industry http://www.reportlinker.com
/p0611056-summary/Global-Chipless-RFID-Tags-Industry.
html

U.S. Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Communications Markets
NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:
http://www.marketwatch.com
/story/us-machine-to-machine-m2m-communications-markets-2012-09-03

Internet of Things (IoT) & Machine-To-Machine (M2M) Communication Market: By Technologies & Platforms -- M2M & IoT Components -- Sensing & Identification; Network Communications; Data Processing; Safety, Security & Support Technology - Advanced Technologies
NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:Internet of Things (IoT) & Machine-To-Machine (M2M) Communication Market: By Technologies & Platforms - M2M & IoT Components - Sensing & Identification; Network Communications; Data Processing; Safety, Security & Support Technology - Advanced Technologies
http://t.co/os4mCbco

Gartner's 2012 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies Identifies "Tipping Point" Technologies That Will Unlock Long-Awaited Technology Scenarios
2012 Hype Cycle Special Report Evaluates the Maturity of More Than 1,900 Technologies
https://www.gartner.com/it/
page.jsp?id=2124315

BlinkSpot Delivers Biometric Iris Technology for School Bus Safety
Eye-D partner BlinkSpot, collaborates with 3M Cogent iris scanning technology to provide real time safety tracking and verification for school transportation
http://www.businesswire.com/
news/home/20120828005197/
en/BlinkSpot-Delivers-Biometr
ic-Iris-Technology-School-Bus

Mojix Reduces Risk and Saves Money for the Oil and Gas Industry
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mojix® Inc., the leading technology provider for wide-area RFID networks with unique passive RTLS capabilities, today announced an increased focus on delivering its industry-leading radio frequency identification (RFID) technology to the complex supply chain needs of the oil and gas industry.
http://www.businesswire.com/
news/home/20120828005164
/en/Mojix-Reduces-Risk-Saves-Money-Oil-Gas

Real Time Location Systems Market to Grow more than 1300% over the Next Decade, Reaching $4 Billion by 2022
Government and healthcare verticals will drive much of the market growth, along with the oil & gas, mining, aerospace, and manufacturing sectors.
http://www.prnewswire.com
/news-releases/real-time-location-systems-market-to
-grow-more-than-1300-over
-the-next-decade-reaching
-4-billion-by-2022-16786502
5.html

Group Health Selects Intelligent InSites’ RTLS Software to Make “Medical Centers of the Future” a Reality Today
Intelligent InSites’ RTLS solution to enable the leading consumer-governed healthcare system to create the ideal patient experience
http://www.intelligentinsites.
com/component/eventlist/d
etails/200-group-health-selec
ts-intelligent-insites-rtls-softwa
re-to-make-medical-centers-
of-the-future-a-re/516.html

nanotron Technologies Founds RTLS Focus Group with AIM Germany
Berlin - Leading German RTLS developer, nanotron Technologies, has joined the internationally renowned industry association AIM-D (Germany, Austria, Switzerland), which is part of the AIM Global network.
http://www.melodika.net/inde
x.php?option=com_content&
task=view&id=360139&Itemid
=55

Zebra Technologies Introduces System Builder, the Industry’s First Planning, Deployment, and Management Tool for Time-Based Real Time Locating Systems (RTLS)
LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Aug. 28, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zebra Technologies Corporation (Nasdaq:ZBRA), a recognized global leader in technologies that extend real-time visibility into business operations, today announced the release of System Builder, an advanced planning software tool utilizing time difference of arrival (TDOA) to assist in designing accurate and scalable real time locating systems (RTLS).
http://money.ca/money/201
2/08/28/zebra-technologies-introduces-system-builder-the-industrys-first-planning-deployment-and-management-tool-for-time-based-real-time-locating-systems-rtls/

Analysis of the Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) Market:
RTLS solutions are projected to be used more across various vertical markets, and this study focuses on the trends, challenges, and factors driving market growth.
http://t.co/WfgnSTlk

GS1 and VICS to Merge
GS1 US and the Voluntary Interindustry Commerce Solutions (VICS) Association announced today that they are merging their operations (see GS1 US, Voluntary Interindustry Commerce Solutions Association to Merge). GS1 (formerly the Uniform Code Council in the United States) stabled the Universal Product Code (UPC) standard for bar codes and the Electronic Product Code (EPC) standard for radio frequency identification.
http://t.co/XvdhRns2

GS1’s Global Registry Reaches 10 Million Registered Items
by Press Release on 2012-09-11 06:03:57
GS1 Global RegistryBRUSSELS, Belgium, September 10th, 2012 – GS1®, a not-for-profit organisation that designs and manages a global system of standards and solutions to improve the efficiency and visibility of supply chains across industries, announced today that its GS1 Global Registry® has reached 10 million product items.
http://t.co/nmAwSBrO

The Final Comment

We always try to find something to keep away those boring evenings while you wait to get back to work. This month is no exception, try these:

An argument
For best use of credit cards
http://www.youtube.com/wa
tch?v=onrZAYEHkXM&fea
ture=player_embedded

Digital sublimity:
Typewriting the iPad
http://www.youtube.com/wat
ch?feature=player_detailp
age&v=jWqqtybjzXE

Who are
The wealthiest Americans ever? http://www.nytimes.com/ref/
business/20070715_GILDED_G
RAPHIC.html

Jay Leno inhales
"Anti-helium".
http://www.flixxy.com/anti-helium.htm

These guys always have
The neatest toys for smart people
http://www.thinkgeek.com/in
dex.shtml?cpg=cj&ref=&CJU
RL=&CJID=2106297

What not to do
With duct tape
http://www.octanecreative
.com/ducttape/walltapings/

'Car trouble'
Short one
http://www.flixxy.com/car-trouble.htm

This aircraft
Runs on sunlight
http://www.flixxy.com/solar-aircraft.htm

Amazing Physics:
Colored corn syrup is dropped into a mixture, mixed up, and when the direction is reversed, the drops form their original state: http://www.flixxy.com/laminar-flow.htm

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