AIDC 100 Formed. First meeting of group was held in Philadelphia. The founders were Chet Benoit, George Goldberg, and Ben Nelson.
Many of the founding members of AIM start a new organization to recognize the industry pioneers. AIDC 100 is a not-for-profit, self-sustaining, non-political, international organization of automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) professionals and others who have significantly contributed to the growth and advancement of the industry.
Auto ID Research Center at MIT Formed. Development of the EPC Code - EPC integrated with UCC/EAN System of Product Identification
The UCC announced the creation of the Auto ID Research Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Initial funding was provided Procter & Gamble, the Gillette Company, and UCC. This Center subsequently developed the Electronic Product Code (EPC) concept. Learn more by watching the video above.
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