UHF RFID, One Size Fits All! – Really?


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With the proliferation of UHF (ultra-high frequency) based RFID in the commercial and consumer markets, UHF has been seen as the mainstay now for many low cost, long range RFID applications. And in recent years with the desire for longer range application flexibility in the industrial sector, naturally users want to gravitate toward technologies and products with a proven track record. But can you really take the same products developed and used for the commercial and consumer logistics markets and apply them reliably to industrial applications like asset tracking, E-Kanban, general manufacturing or logistics?
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Choosing RFID For Industrial Applications; Part 5


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In the first four parts of this blog series, I provided an introduction to the 3 most common frequencies/systems used in industrial RFID, detailing Low Frequency, High Frequency and Ultra High Frequency based systems. In this fifth and final post, I will provide some application guidance and criteria to consider when choosing your next Industrial RFID system.

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Choosing RFID For Industrial Applications; Part 4


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In the first three parts of this blog series, I provided an introduction to the 3 most common frequencies/systems used in industrial RFID, then detailing Low Frequency (LF) and High Frequency (HF) based systems. In this post, I will provide more details specifically on UHF or Ultra High Frequency based RFID.

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Choosing RFID For Industrial Applications; Part 3


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In part one and two of this blog series, I provided an introduction to the 3 most common frequencies/systems used in industrial RFID and detailed Low Frequency (LF) based systems. In this post, I will provide more details specifically about HF or High Frequency based RFID.

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Choosing RFID For Industrial Applications; Part 2


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In part one of this blog series, I provided an introduction to the 3 most common frequencies/systems used in industrial RFID. In this post, I will provide more details specifically about LF or Low Frequency based RFID.

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Choosing RFID For Industrial Applications; Part 1


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Often times those of us in the RFID industry are so close to it that we forget that there are those just being introduced to it and want to just learn about the basics. And I am then reminded that it is our responsibility to help educate people not just on the high level conceptual use, but also continue to touch upon the technology itself. So I will dedicate the next blog posts to a 5 part series explaining the basics about RFID and just as important, what you should think about when considering RFID and discussing where the technology can be used. In this first post, I will introduced the most common frequency based technology used for industrial based RFID as well as begin to define the difference between them.

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