What is RFID ?
RFID – Radio Frequency Identification
RFID stands for Radio Frequency Identification and is a contactless technology based on the principal of the magnetic field. It supports low frequency (125/134.2 kHz), high frequency (13.56 MHz) and ultra-high frequency (between 300 MHz and 3 GHz) radio waves and is used for data transfer. It consists of an information carrier (RFID tag or RFID card a.k.a. transponder) and a reading device (RFID reader or RFID scanner).
Applications of RFID Technology
RFID is used in a wide range of applications including but not limited to access control, material tracking, wireless payment, time attendance, inventory control, medical & gym equipment etc.
Advantages of RFID Technology
√ identification of moving objects
√ easy installation & integration
√ simultaneous tracking of multiple items
√ no special positioning or optics needed.