RFID: Radio Frequency Identification. Mike Tiland Jackie Humphrey Carrie Fox Nichole Griffin BA 378 Section 002. What is Radio Frequency Identification?. It is an automatic identification method.
BA 378 Section 002
Information is stored in a transponder (tag). A radio transmitter has an antenna that emits radio waves. When a tag comes within the range of the transmitter, the tag is turned on and begins sending its stored data via the radio waves. The reader captures the data, decodes it and sends it back over a network to a host processor.
1. Merchandise tracking, identification, and management
2. Tracking Assets
3. Authorize Payments
RFID tag used for automatic toll collections
4. Other uses:
Some standards that have been made
regarding RFID technology: