Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is a powerful technical tool for the optimization of business processes. The technology simply allows wireless data transfer – for the purposes of automatically identifying and tracking chips (tags) attached to objects. That’s why RFID is known as a key enabler of the Internet-of-Things and Industry 4.0
(*) Other types of tags have a local power source such as a battery and operate at up to hundreds of meters from the reader.
Next to barcode, OCR, magnetic stripes or biometrics RFID is one method for Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC). AIDC is also commonly referred to as: