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Introduction to Retail RFID Technology, part 2 - Radio technology and radio waves

This is the second part of the article series Introduction to RFID technology, the basics of RFID explained by the Tech Geek.

Introduction to Retail RFID Technology, part 1

As we talk about RFID a lot, the Tech Geek has been asked the following questions: “What is RFID? How does it work?” School of RFID has been constantly investigating this topic, and now some light will be shed on our findings.

The technical possibilities of area reading

What does the future for RFID solutions look like? The Tech Geek interviewed Hannu Heino, Technical Director of Nordic ID. He gave us some aspects about what we should prepare for when hearing about new innovations among RFID business.

Several UHF RFID readers in the DC, part 2

The reader collision problem was earlier introduced in part 1. Now the Tech Geek returns with the second part. This time we discuss further how to improve the reading efficiency by for instance taking a closer look at the reader and the antennas.

Have RFID pilots become redundant?

We hear about new RFID implementations constantly. With new RFID projects arising some wonder: why would all RFID projects still need to carry out a pilot? Haven’t the lessons from pilots been learnt already? Is the time for pilot projects over?

Perks, practices, privacy – are privacy concerns outdated?

A customer attitude report recently summarized that a majority of people are willing to trade off personal data for perks. If that is the case, are privacy concerns a thing of the past?

Using RFID to manage RTIs in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry

RTIs (Returnable Transport Item) easily get lost due to misplacement. RFID has proven to have a positive effect on inventory visibility. This blog gives an example of how RFID can be cost-effectively applied to FMCG producer – retailer RTI pools.

RFID shopping-cart level checkout is possible with technology that is available today

This guest blog was written by Jed Griffin and Scott Deuty. They describe how the elusive shopping-cart level checkout is now entirely possible offering the retail industry a real breakthrough in widespread use of RFID tags.

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