RFID Applications

The term RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification) describes the use of radio frequency signals to provide automatic identification of items. RFID is similar to bar code technology with additional benefits such as:

  • Non-contact, non-line-of-sight reading.
  • Read/Write capabilities.
  • Ability to function under a variety of environmental conditions.
  • Provides a high-level of data integrity.

An RFID system typically includes the following components:

  • An RFID transponder or tag that contains data about an item.
  • An antenna used to transmit the RF signals between the reader and the RFID device.
  • An RF transceiver that generates the RF signals.
  • A reader that receives RF transmissions from an RFID devices and passes the data to the host for processing.
  • Application-specific software to manage the information.

The benefits of RFID Technology sound promising, especially for applications in logistics and supply chain management. This is particularly the case for RFID in the Ultra High Frequency (UHF) range, which makes it possible to track objects over a distance of about three meters. RFID has emerged as a premier solution for tracking raw materials, tracking of work in progress and finished goods through the global supply chain, asset tracking, and supply chain security. RFID is generally regarded as a way to bring visibility and intelligence to the very edge of the enterprise and supply chain.

WHIZTEC uses industry standard RFID tags in its turnkey solutions to the customers to deliver real-time asset visibility and management to retail, warehousing, transportation and manufacturing. The middleware for RFID and our ERP help customers to reduce out-of-stock problems, automate proof-of-delivery (PoD) and reduced charge backs, enhance supply chain security and gain more timely and more granular business intelligence.

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If you are looking for a RFID solution, please contact sales@whiztec.com.