RFID stands for : Radio Frequency Identification and is the use of magnetic fields to transfer data which can be used to identify and track tags attached to objects.
This technology is very useful and efficient in the field of access and identification control and, depending on how the electromagnetic waves are created the information can travel wirelessly for hundreds of meters. The tag does not require to be within line of sight and can actually be embedded in the object to be tracked.
RFID tags are used in many industries, for example a tag can be attached to an automobile during production to track is progress through the assembly line. The same can be done for aliments, livestock and pets.
The potential use of this technology is a field that has just barely been touched , millions of dollars are spent each year from developers and government towards its practical use, which has and will continue to make it more and more accessible in our day to day life.
If you want to know more about how to use this technology in your access control application please give us a call toll free at 1-800-730-8382 and talk to one of our product specialists.