Auburn University RFID Blog

CHIP Project (Chain Integration Pilot)

Posted by Justin Patton on May 9, 2019 7:00:00 AM

The Auburn University RFID Lab has publicly announced the CHIP Project, a blockchain proof-of-concept for serialized data exchange in the Retail and Apparel supply chain. CHIP, an acronym for CHain Integration Pilot, will be the first of its kind in the industry, with the goal of integrating item-level data streams from various stakeholders into a blockchain solution, creating a common record of information jointly shared by trade partners that will enable end-to-end visibility and data-driven decision making throughout the value chain.

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Topics: Supply Chain Management, Blockchain

RFID Lab Joins Hyperledger Collaboration hosted by the Linux Foundation

Posted by Justin Patton on Mar 27, 2019 9:59:10 AM

The Auburn University RFID Lab is excited to announce its new membership with Hyperledger, a global collaboration hosted by the Linux Foundation that focuses on the advancement of blockchain and DLT technologies. Hyperledger functions as a greenhouse for a series of open source blockchain frameworks with cross-industry applications, ranging from finance and banking to supply chain and logistics. As one of the largest working consortiums of its kind, Hyperledger is comprised of hundreds of contributing organizations such as Accenture, Deloitte, IBM, Intel, Oracle, JP Morgan, and many more.

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Topics: RFID, Supply Chain Management, Blockchain

Journal of Business Logistics STF - A Conversation with Yorke Rhodes

Posted by RFID Staff on Jun 5, 2018 10:09:15 AM

In this webinar, meet Yorke Rhodes, one of the co-founders of Microsoft's Blockchain initiative, and hear him discuss the process behind the project. Follow along as members of the JBL (Journal of Business Logistics) ask Rhodes about blockchain technology and its implications in various sectors.

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Topics: Blockchain

Auburn RFID Lab

Auburn University's RFID Lab specializes in the business case and technical implementation of radio frequency identification technology in retail, supply chain and manufacturing settings.

In moving to Auburn University in 2014, the lab was reunited with its founder, Harbert College of Business Dean Bill Hardgrave. Hardgrave helped launch the lab at the University of Arkansas in 2005.

The lab has continued to work with leading retail, supply chain, manufacturing and technology companies.

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