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Microsoft

RFID Industry Focus

Microsoft RFID Vision


Create an ecosystem for scalable, deployable, lowest
cost business solutions powered by RFID


Deliver Microsoft Platform to enable business
applications


Lowest TCO


Inclusive (RFID, Barcodes, EPC, GTIN, etc.)


Hardware agnostic


Scalable, Deployable, Extensible


Develop business solutions for SMB


Support and participate in standards development and
deployment


EPC Global (UCC, EAN)


Others (ISO, AIAG…)

Deliver low cost, innovative, standards
-
based RFID
systems that are easy to deploy and manage

Requirements of the Platform


Comprehensive, extensible programming
model and tools


Easy to deploy and manage


Secure


by default


Reliable


available, fault
-
tolerant


Scalable


up and out


Rich, consistent user experience (IT Pro,
Developer, Business User)


Componentized functionality but “better
together”


Integration with existing systems

Microsoft & RFID

RFID Strategy


Partner driven strategy for enterprise
customers


Provide the base platform: Windows
Server, SQL Server, BizTalk Server, XML
WebServices, WinCE & XPe


RFID enable Platform for partners to
develop business solutions


RFID enable Microsoft Business Solutions for
SMB


RFID Engagement


RFID deployments at major retailers


Engaged in many pilots with partners


EPC Global Membership


RFID Partner Council


Architectural guidance for ITPros and Business
Architects

RFID Views


RFID compliance is an increasing
priority for Enterprise customers


Businesses are looking for complete
RFID enabled solutions


Partners are looking for an enabling
platform


Item level adoption


Standardization and privacy concerns
must be addressed to facilitate rapid
adoption


RFID

Vertical Industry Solutions

RFID in Retail

Pallet & Case Level


Most of the early
adoption


Product visibility across
the supply chain


Smarter operations,
operational efficiencies


Inventory reduction


Product availability in
stores, backrooms, DCs

Item level scenarios


Product availability on
the store shelf


Item level inventory
visibility at the store level


Smarter Shopping,
customer convenience


Customer service,
service errors
(pharmacies)

Store


ePOS


Self Checkout


Unattended Checkout


Electronic Signage


Digital Assistants


Smart Shelves


Cross
-
Channel integration


RFID

RFID in Retail


innovation at the edge of the
enterprise


The Future Store

Core Operations


ERP


Merchandising Systems


Inventory Management


Promotions Management


Traditional Replenishment
Systems


Human Resource Systems


Labor Management


Enterprise Data Warehousing

Consumers


Multi
-
Channel
Shopping (shop
online/buy offline)


Assisted Shopping


Personal Digital
Assistants


Mobile/Wireless
-
Enabled

Merchandise Supply Chain


Closed Loop Systems for
Synchronizing Supply and Demand


Information Transparency Across
Trading Partners


RFID

RFID in Life Sciences

Clinical Development

Clinical trials and materials management

Avoiding medical errors

Dosing and protocol compliance

Forms completion / data integration

Lab sample tracking

Medical device status, management, data
interchange (“life of a device”)

Public Product Use

Dosing compliance

Labeling

Dosing information/reference

Product history/genealogy

Improper importing/exporting

Sales & Marketing

Anti
-
theft and shrinkage management

Product tracking and distribution
compliance

Anti
-
counterfeit and fraud detection

Shipping and inventory management

Regulatory compliance

Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Shipping and inventory management

Product recall

Improper importing/exporting

Manufacturing execution/efficiency

Quality management

Maintenance management

RFID in Pharmaceutical Industry

Business Benefits


Ability to identify individual
bottles, containers of Rx


Remotely track movement and
location of drugs


Provide assurance that the ID
on the Rx has not bee forged


Reduce gray market sales


Increase efficiency of clinical
trial by reducing start up delays,
reduce trial errors and trial
dropouts


EPC Drivers


Rx counterfeit


88% seized
Rx are not approved US use


40% Rx made in Mexico,
Argentina, Colombia, India,
China, may be counterfeit


Inventory management


Regulatory compliance


Product return, recalls


Arenas of Excellence

RFID

Center of

Excellence

RFID Showcase Arena

Efficient use of
capital



Embedded
tracking



Location
tracking



Condition



Raw material /
goods receiving



VMI



Fixed Asset
Management



Tools, Shelf
Mgmt


Cycle time,
Labor cost
reductions



Receiving,
Put away



Pick, Pack,
Trace



Asset
management



Warehouse
management



Smart
shelves



Fork lifts

Out of stock /
Inventory Mgmt



Back room
receiving



Product Availability



Smart Shelves



Product
information



Planogram
planning



Assortment



Automatic
payments



Loyalty cards

Convenience



Returns



Warranties



After sales



Home
appliances



Assisted
living



Asset
management



Insurance



Recycling


Manufacturing

Distribution

Retail

Consumer

Showcase Arena


Full
-
scale supply chain scenarios


Manufacturing


Raw material goods receiving, WIP replenishment


Distribution


Warehouse Management, pick, pack, trace and putaway


Retail


Smart Shelves, POS, loyalty cards, planogram compliance


Consumer


Returns and warranties, recycling and disposal

RFID Technology Arena

New Technology

Concepts



Tag IDs and
numbering



Air protocols



Advanced Tag
Capabilities



Software APIs



Security

Tags and

Readers



Interoperation
across vendors



Compliance
with standards



Interference
and noise



Singulation


RFID Server and

Infrastructure



Device driver
development



Event data
conditioning



Reader
management

Interface and
Deployment



Architecture
standardization



API definition
and refinement



Needs analysis



Privacy

Research

Technology Arena


Research and technology development


Bring components and people together


Develop shared understanding of issues

Hardware

Platforms

Applications

RFID Roundtable

Shared Vision



General areas of
technology



Special topics of
focused interest



Whitepapers



Draft standards
proposals



Scenario planning

Empowerment
Through Knowledge



Symposia



Formal courses and
hands
-
on workshops



Self
-
study materials



Speakers’ bureau

Action in Partnership



Outreach to industry
and consumers



Rants and Raves



Review standards
proposals



Partnership in
standards bodies



Planning for the
Center of Excellence

Working Groups

RFID Roundtable


Partners in Thought Leadership


Partners in Technology


Partners in Business

Education

Community

TAP & EAP here in Taiwan


Technical Alliance Program (TAP) and Early
Adopter Programs (EAP)


A coordinate group of programs to offer a
wide range of services to our Customers and
Partners.


Working on Hardware and Hardware
interface solutions.


Integrated Software solutions.


Bridging these two realms together.


Full support from Corporate product teams for
these programs here in Taiwan.

Conclusion:

Microsoft’s Value Add


Provides Flexible RFID Platform


Provide linked solutions between
existing systems and RFID


Modify existing system to an RFID
Enabled one.


Extensive Partner Network


Fast Time
-
To
-
Market Solutions


Real
-
World Experience

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