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July 07, 2006

Enhance operational efficiencies through RFID

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) has been dubbed as a revolutionary technology which will transform the way supply chains operate in all the industry segments worldwide, by using intelligent electronic tags instead of bar codes attached to products.

For those who are new to this technology, RFID is an automatic identification and data capture technology wherein an electronic device called as ‘Reader’ uses radio waves to capture digital data from a miniature electronic circuit with data storage capability called as ‘RFID tag’ or smart label.

An RFID tag stores data like product or person id etc. RFID technology has been in use for years now in some business areas like security, automotive and paint manufacturing, military operations, crowd control in games and books in libraries. Read More