AutoID & Communication Expo 2016

autoid and communication expo 2016

SML will be in booth D6 for this year’s AutoID & Communication Expo in Tokyo, Japan. 2016 marks the the 18th edition of this event, recognized as Japan’s only trade show dedicated to automatic identification technology and solutions. According to, Taro Ozawa, Chairman of the Japan Automatic Identification Systems Association, “the main goal of the Expo is to offer optimal solutions to issues faced by users through new products and technologies.” The exhibition area will be divided into the Mobile & Wearable Zone, Imaging Zone, and Sensor Network Zone, where visitors can experience first-hand the latest technologies in automatic identification and IoT. Register for the event here.

International Internet of Things and Smart China Exhibition (IoTE)

  • ioteDates: Aug 18-20,2016
  • Location: Shenzhen, China
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  • Address: Fuhua Third Road, Futian District, Shenzhen, China, 518048

Please join SML for IoTE 2016, held in Shenzhen, China. IoTE is one of the most comprehensive RFID and Internet of Things events in the world, featuring the latest developments in smart cards, sensing networks, core control chips and embedded chips, telecommunications and much more. Last year’s event featured over 400 exhibitors and 40,000 visitors, and more are expected this year due to the growing IoT and RFID market in China. To register as a visitor to the event, please fill out this form.

RFID Technology and Applications Webinar

  • Webinar: RFID Technology and Applications (RFID Solutions) by SML
  • Date: Friday, July 1, 2016
  • Time: 10:00AM – 11:30AM CDT

Please join SML for a webinar presentation of our line of RFID products. We will also present case studies of successful RFID deployments using SML RFID technology and solutions. Click here to register for the webinar.

GS1 Connect 2016

gs1 connect 2016

Please join SML in Washington, DC for the GS1 Connect 2016 conference. GS1 is a not-for-profit organization that develops standards for item and product identification systems, allowing businesses of every type to benefit from the sharing of standardized data. The annual GS1 Connect Conference provides a forum for knowledge and networking that helps businesses grow and maximizes the value of applying standards-based business processes for better productivity, efficiency, and customer experience.

Register for the conference here.

Webinar: What to Expect When Adding RFID to Retail

adding rfid to retail

  • Date: Thursday, May 26, 2016
  • Time: 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM CDT

Dean Frew will present case studies of successful Retail RFID deployments such as American Apparel, Tesco, Herman Kay, and others using SML RFID technology and solutions. These case studies demonstrate how adding RFID to retail provides the best ROI.

Register for the “What to Expect When Adding RFID to Retail” webinar here.

MIT Connected Things 2016 Forum

  • Dates: 05 Apr, 2016
  • Location: Cambridge, MA
  • Address: 75 Amherst Street

SML RFID will be at MIT’s Connected Things Forum 2016. The forum will explore how real-world Internet of Things solutions are being deployed, causing a surge in the Connected Products market. Over 400 IoT developers, implementers, investors, entrepreneurs, research analysts, end users, consultants and more will be attending the event at the MIT Media Lab. For more information, please visit the forum website.

RFID Journal Live!

The 14th annual RFID Journal Live! will take place on May 3-5, 2016. SML RFID will be at the event, which takes place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

Operations Summit 2016

  • Dates: 12 – 14 Apr, 2016
  • Location: Cincinnati, OH
Please join SML RFID at the Operations Summit 2016 from April 12 -14. The massive event involves hundreds of brands and speakers coming together to explore, showcase and discuss the latest developments in omnichannel operations and fulfillment. The event will be held at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, OH.

RFID Journal Webinar: Lessons Learned from Latest Retail RFID Deployments

Dean Frew, SML’s Sr. VP for RFID Solutions, will be presenting a webinar on RFID Journal. The presentation will cover the lessons SML has learned through their RFID deployments at many of the world’s largest and most influential retailers, including Target, American Apparel, Tesco, Decathlon, Marks & Spencer and more. He will also discuss best practices, advice and tips gleaned from these deployments. It’ll be an excellent opportunity to gain vital insights from real-life RFID retail deployments. The RFID Journal webinar will take place at on February 23, 2016 from 2:00-3:00 PM EST. Click here to register for the presentation.