Separately, OATSystems announced Wednesday the next iteration of its OAT Foundation Suite for Retail, Version 4.5. This latest iteration helps retailers track inventory across the supply chain, from a distribution center to a store, through run-time configuration capabilities that let end users add, remove or change locations and device configuration settingswhile the system is still online.This latest version also provides automated polling from distribution to storesmeaning a clean view of tagged goods, officials saidwith so-called consistency logic that lets users re-create goods movement and inventory from data that is not complete. The upgraded suite also offers prebuilt execution scenarios for distribution center-based shipping and receiving. A device monitoring dashboard is added that tracks type, status and location of goods. Check out eWEEK.coms for the latest news, views and analysis on technologys impact on retail.