This week we share some of the stories that caught our attention including an infographic on the future of RFID, Android hits 500 million mark, who scans more barcodes with their mobile device while shopping - men or women, and more.
In our Follow Friday series, we feature a few of our finds to share with you. We are constantly finding interesting, fun, exciting, noteworthy, shocking and industry-changing articles. Check us out every week to see what catches our eye around the web!
The Future of RFID - Infographic - ThingMagic
This infographic tracks the trends and savings related to the increasing use of radio-frequency identification (RFID) in new technologies, such as in identification bracelets in hospitals, as various wireless devices and communication techniques converge.
Invisible Quick-Response Codes (the Square Ones) Could Thwart Counterfeiting - Scientific American
By Larry Greenemeier
Invisible barcodes fighting crime? It sounds like the plot of a science fiction novel, but researchers have developed a way to print QR codes using inks only visible under laser light, a technique they believe can be used to fight counterfeiting and forgery.
91% of Men Have Scanned a Barcode While Shopping - BizReport
By Helen Leggatt
New research into the mobile consumer buying habits of men and women reveals that, not only do men shop more via mobile than women, but they also make more use of barcode scanners. Not only are men out-shopping women in categories such as consumer electronics, but also in those such as food and drink and digital content.
Read more to see what else caught our eye, and to share what you've found this week.