Automatic Tool Identification

Automating the tool identification process can remove human error, reduce down-time and increase efficiencies. A common issue with traditional tool...

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RFID in the Medical Environment

Mentioning RFID in medicine often conjures images of patients having RFID transponders inserted into a body appendage, where the patient can then be...

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Smart Shapes

A hot topic in RFID – smart shelving can offer a variety of enhancements, savings and improvements to retailers. This introduces an interesting...

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Revolutionising Reading Zones

This blog will introduce a revolution in UHF scanning antennas, giving the ability to design your own UHF RFID antenna field. No longer will the...

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Active Transponders versus Passive Transponders

Both Active and Passive transponders are able to transmit data to a reader – which is the essential function of RFID. This blog explores the...

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Maintenance and Audits – They can be Simple!

Many manufacturing sites ensure critical components are maintained by manually recording checks in maintenance logs, which clearly leaves room for...

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Frequencies – What do they mean for RFID?

There are several different frequency bands available for use in RFID applications. This blog will investigate what they mean, what they affect and...

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UHF RFID – the enabler to Integrated Industry

Having read my previous blogs, you should now understand that all RFID and barcode applications, are meeting the same basic requirement – the transfer...

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RFID vs. Barcodes

In this blog I will be looking at one of the most fundamental of questions - Barcode or RFID? They both offer a similar end result, in effect giving a...

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RFID in Autoclaves?

Welcome to my third blog. In this blog I will be looking at one of the questions I’ve been asked - “do RFID transponders work in an autoclave?”

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Transponders, Memory Banks & the EPC Standard

In this blog I will briefly cover the standards that are pertinent to RFID transponders, and in particular those applicable to the memory bank of the...

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