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ALSO CALLED: Dedicated Short Range Communication, DSRC, R F I D, Radio Frequency Identification, RFID Systems
DEFINITION: RFID (radio frequency identification) is a technology that incorporates the use of electromagnetic or electrostatic coupling in the radio frequency (RF) portion of the electromagnetic spectrum to uniquely identify an object, animal, or person. RFID is coming into increasing use in industry as an alternative to the bar code. The advantage of RFID is that it does not require direct contact or line-of-sight  … 
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RFID Asset Management Solutions
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: RFID technology is helping to revolutionize asset management -from small packages to high dollar assets such as shipping containers or expensive IT equipment. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 05 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Motorola, Inc.

Mobile RFID Readers: Read Points That Move with Your Assets
sponsored by Motorola, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Tracking inventory with RFID just got easier. Read this white paper to see how mobile RFID read points are helping increase visibility for company inventory and other assets, regardless of where it is in the supply chain.
Posted: 05 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Motorola, Inc.

Real Time Information for the Pervasive Enterprise
sponsored by Infosys Technologies Limited
PRODUCT LITERATURE: Real-time visibility into operations enables response to market dynamics and competition. Read this paper to learn how to leverage pervasive technologies to transform an organization into a pervasive enterprise.
Posted: 14 May 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Infosys Technologies Limited

Leveraging RFID & Other Pervasive Technologies to Achieve Transaction Efficiency in Consumer Retailing
sponsored by Infosys Technologies Limited
WHITE PAPER: Providing customer satisfaction with retail operations allows organizations to gain the most revenue from their customers. Read this paper to learn how pervasive technology can be deployed to optimize operations and enable a superior customer experience.
Posted: 14 May 2007 | Published: 01 May 2006

Infosys Technologies Limited

How RFID Technology Can Enhance Your Asset Management Program
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: With today's RFID technology, more data can be gathered faster and less expensively than ever before. Read this white paper and learn how RFID can help you gain significant time savings and enable better asset management.
Posted: 01 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Infor

Long Distance Supply Chain Optimization: Shifting from Local to Global Networks
sponsored by Infor
PRODUCT LITERATURE: A long distance sourcing solution can provide a real-time link between logistics, material planning, manufacturing, inventory control and supply chain execution.
Posted: 10 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Infor

Weber Initiates Efforts to Provide RFID Technology to Its Customers
sponsored by Weber Marking Systems
PRESS RELEASE: A program aimed at providing the systems and supplies that will help companies meet RFID compliance standards.
Posted: 19 Apr 2004 | Published: 01 Apr 2004

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RFID DEFINITION (continued): …  scanning. An RFID system consists of three components: an antenna and transceiver (often combined into one reader) and a transponder (the tag). The antenna uses radio frequency waves to transmit a signal that activates the transponder. When activated, the tag transmits data back to the antenna. The data is used to notify a programmable logic controller that an action should occur. The action could be as simple as raising an access gate or as complicated as interfacing with a database to carry out a monetary transaction. Low-frequency RFID systems (30 KHz to 500 KHz) have short transmission ranges … 
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