OBJECTIVES. History of RFID RFID types and equipment Current uses Future uses Advocates for RFID Advocates against RFID Current Makers of the RFID chips. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID). RFID is the combination of radio broadcast technology and the radar.
RFID has larger memory capacities, wider reading ranges, and faster processing than bar codes
Unlike bar codes, RFID has non-line-of-site data transmission.
RFID should eventually replace the bar code system.
RFID tags consists of silicon chips and an antenna that can transmit data to wireless receiver
Some examples of RFID kits.
Is an antenna that can be used for applications such as vehicle access to parking lots in an outdoor environment.
It can also be mounted on a pole or a wall.
“No Chip in Arm, No Shot from Gun.” Wired News 14 April 2004.
“Tracking Junior with a Microchip.” Wired News 10 October 2003.
“Getting Product Info on Cue.” Wired News 21 April 2001.
“Radio ID Tags: Beyond Bar Codes.” Wired News 20 May 2002.
“Call Waiting: A Cell Phone ATM.” Wired News 06 January 2001.
“RFID Driver’s License Debated.” Wired News 06 October 2004.
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