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RFID Journal Launches Japanese-Language Website

For the first time, daily news about radio frequency identification and its many business and consumer applications will be available to people in Japan in their native language.

NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — RFID Journal today announced that it has launched a Japanese version of its daily news website focused on radio frequency identification. RFID Journal Japan ( will feature regular updates about RFID technology and deployments from around the world. The site, which can be found at, will feature news and case studies regarding RFID products and applications.

"There has been a dearth of good information about RFID in the Japanese language," says Mark Roberti, RFID Journal's founder and editor. "Since Japan is the world's third largest economy, we felt it was important to bring our high-quality RFID articles to that market. This is part of our ongoing effort to grow RFID's adoption worldwide."

Articles on the new website will include international stories of interest and relevance to readers in Japan, as well as original content regarding Japanese RFID deployments. The site's primary focus will be on the technology's use in retail, though manufacturing, logistics and other applications will be covered as well.

RFID Journal Japan is supported by Fast Value Global Inc. (, one of that nation's leading garment accessories suppliers.

"Interest in RFID technology's application in retail is growing quickly around the world, and Japan is no exception," Roberti says. "We believe Japanese retailers will want to read about the benefits that RFID is delivering—and from there, interest will spread to other sectors of the Japanese economy as well."

About RFID Journal
RFID Journal is the leading source of news and in-depth information regarding radio frequency identification (RFID) and Internet of Things technologies (IoT) and their many business applications. Business executives and implementers depend on RFID Journal's websites for up-to-the-minute news, in-depth case studies, best practices, strategic insights and information about vendor solutions related to RFID and IoT technologies. This has made RFID Journal a trusted and respected technology information resource, serving the largest audience of RFID and IoT decision-makers worldwide—online and at face-to-face events. For more information, visit and

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RFID Journal
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