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About RFID

RFID Stands for Radio frequency identification. It is Automation of business process. Also RFID is the future of all the retailers to give Inventory control and tracking of their inventories. It is a form of wireless communication that uses radio waves to identify and track objects. RFID takes the barcoding concept to next level.

For this technology reader & Tag worked for each other. Reader through the radio frequency and Tag send feedback to reader in terms of Information. There are 2 types of Tags 1. Active (Which have their own Battery to send an information to reader) 2. Passive (Which requires Reader Radio waves to send the information) .Reader are in form of Antennas, Handheld, Mobile phones etc.

  • Uniquely identify an individual item and beyond just its product type

  • Identify items without direct line-of-sight

  • Identify many items (up to 1,000s) simultaneously

  • Identify items within a vicinity of between a few centimeters to several meters

  • RFID can identify individual objects at rates of over 1,000 tags per second

It helps to do business automation & used in various sectors like: supply chain automation, manufacturing automation for Automotive, Pharma, FMCG, Consumer durable, Oil & Gas and Retail item level RFID applications.

RFID can be used for below

  • Automate inventory and asset-tracking in healthcare, manufacturing, retail and business sectors

  • Prevent use of counterfeit products in the supply chain

  • Improve shopping experience for consumers, with fewer out-of-stock items and easier returns

  • Provide visibility into the supply chain, yielding a more efficient distribution channel and reduced business costs

  • Decrease business revenue lost to theft or inaccurate accounting of goods

  • Improve security through better cargo monitoring at ports

  • Enable access control of certain areas or devices

  • Use in schools and institutions for ID Card, helps monitoring timings in & Out