Vol 71 Issue 2 2004-01-12 Article 11996 from section "News"

Sun participated in the National Retail Federation (NRF) conference,
showcasing its Sun Java[TM] Enterprise System and how the pricing model
can be deployed in the retail industry. Sun announced a new RFID center
in Dallas and other successes.

Testing Centers

Companies can start testing their RFID plans at the new RFID Test Center
in Dallas, Texas. In tests, companies can evaluate various
configurations before they invest in them.

Sun and Retek opened a testing center for customers wishing to test
Reteck solutions on Sun before buying.

Aldata: The retail software company, Aldata Solution S.A., has
released a software solution that companies can use to track
goods through the supply chain.

Vizional: Vizional will support Sun's RFID infrastructure software.

Training Course from IMRA

Sun and The ePC Group have created a Web-based management training
course for the International Mass Retail Association (IMRA) to simplify
RFID planning and teach the basics of RFID technology.

JavaPOS[TM] Solution: An integrated solution from Sun, Wincor
Nixdorf and Retek delivers a low-cost, secure and scalable
JavaPOS-based technology.

Additional Retail News from Sun

360 degrees Retail, the front office and retail showroom solution from
Innovative Retail Systems, combines technology from Sun with kiosk
technology from Apunix and portal and open-source technology from CommNav.

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