3 Ways RFID is Used for the New Normal

RFID for the New Normal: Contactless Identification The Covid-19 pandemic has turned businesses and industries upside down affecting both front-end and back-end operations. Many of them are quick to adapt new technologies to eliminate or at least significantly decrease human to human contact. A prime example is the access control process of office buildings and manufacturing plants to authenticate the identity of employees going in…

GS1 Tag Data Standard : The Nexus in the RFID Supply Chain

What is the GS1 Tag Data Standard? GS1, a non-profit organization, develops and maintains global standards for business communication. The most prominent of these standards is the barcode, a symbol that can be seen in almost any products available. GS1 standards is continuously advanced to improve the efficiency, safety, and visibility of supply chains across various industries. It defines the product identification, location, dates, and…

Prevention is key: RFID in Manufacturing

The use of radio frequency identification (RFID) to track and tag objects dates back to the 1940s. Nowadays, not only does RFID help supply chain visibility, but it is also used to improve inventory management and operational efficiency, reduce labor costs, and enhance information accuracy. These benefits are helping to spur the growth of the global RFID market, which is expected to reach US$11.6 billion…

Passenger Tracking with UHF RFID

Ultrahigh frequency (UHF) RFID, which allows the reading of multiple objects from a longer distance, is the “future of RFID,” said Brian Ma, Sales Representative at Taiwan-based GIGA-TMS. “In the United States, all the Wal-Mart supply chain partners are putting UHF RFID on their products,” he said. UHF RFID can read tags from anywhere between 1 cm and 10-15 meters, he said. This is much…

Know more about RFID

What is RFID? Radio Frequency Identification or RFID is a technology used for contactless automatic information identification and collection. RFID has two types: Active and Passive. This article will mainly discuss Passive RFID. There are three frequencies where Passive RFID operates: Low Frequency(LF) 125Khz, High Frequency(HF) 13.56Mhz, and Ultra-High Frequency(UHF) 860Mhz – 960Mhz. RFID is mainly composed of three components: RFID Reader, RFID Antenna, and RFID…