Benefits of RFID for Rental Asset Tracking

Benefits of RFID for Rental Asset Tracking

Tracking assets is critical to correctly managing inventory levels and transactions. An RFID system offers big benefits for equipment rental companies when properly deployed. For any equipment rental company, tracking assets in real time is critical to managing inventory levels and transactions. But many firms rely on outdated, error-prone manual data collection systems that drive…

Barcode vs RFID

Barcode vs RFID

A barcode is a method of representing data in a visual, machine-readable format. Although patented in the US in 1952, it took over twenty years before the barcode technology became commercially successful when they were used to automate supermarket checkout systems, a task for which they have become almost universal. However, as alternative, UHF RFID…

Top 10 applications for RFID

Top 10 applications for RFID

There are no international statistics published on volumes of RFID data carriers used in the different market segments. However, we can identify some major markets for the use of RFID. Not in a qualified sequential order, but from our own observations on the 10 main applications of RFID technology based on volumes of data carriers…

What is RFID?

What is RFID?

What is the meaning of RFID? Today, many still see RFID (acronym Radio Frequency IDentification) as a simple and straightforward replacement of the barcode technology. RFID is however a collective name for several technologies based on the same principle; data exchange using radio waves (frequencies). RFID technologies explained RFID is a a generic term for…