Tag Archives: retail

Digicel takes on the big boys in Myanmar

By | April 29, 2013

Here’s a piece I wrote about the, for some somewhat obscure, Digicel and its efforts to win a slice of Myanmar’s mobile pie. You can read the rest here. SINGAPORE, April 29 | Sun Apr 28, 2013 4:54pm EDT(Reuters) – Cellular operator Digicel Group Ltd jumped into Myanmar early and big, hiring staff, funding local sports, negotiating land deals for… Read More »

Wine By Wi-Fi

By | August 18, 2004

The Wine Spectator Online (via Boingo Wi-Fi Insider) reports that a Sonoma, CA, vineyard is using Wi-Fi to monitor growing conditions at their site: The system uses 40 wireless units on existing trellising posts around the 30-acre vineyard fitted with sensors that measure microclimate data such as soil and air temperature and moisture content, rainfall and leaf wetness.… Read More »

Column addon: RFID

By | July 31, 2003

  Further to my column in today’s FEER (subscription required) about the possibilities and pitfalls of Radio Frequency Identification, or RFID, here’s the full text of answers from Alan Melling, Symbol Technology’s Senior Director, of EPC Solutions.   What are the real benefits of this technology?    Without a doubt, the ability to achieve 100 percent real-time asset visibility without… Read More »