The Destructible RFID Windshield Tag from Metalcraft, Mason City, IA, is designed to deliver a long read range at a low cost for gated communities, secured parking, and other applications protecting identification and property.
August 01, 2007, James M. Bevan, Vandagraf Intl. Ltd.
Continuing dramatic growth for RFID devices is forecast for a number of years, reaching 18+ billion units in 2010 and more than 700 billion units in 2015. Of the 2015 total, some 260 billion will be silicon chip-based RFID inlays mounted on a film substrate and a further 390 billion will be chipless RFID tag labels, while the share of non-label RFID devices will be reduced to 7% of the total.
AB Graphics' range of Omega RFID converting products all are offline converting platforms designed for specific tasks, varying from simple wet inlay RFID integration through to finished label rolls with verification and removal of defective inlays and automated replacement of verified functional inlays for 100% reliability.
IDTechEx's RFID Smart Labels Europe Conference and Exhibition was held on September 19-20. Over 350 delegates from 30 countries rated speakers from San Francisco International Airport and Manchester Airport Group to be particularly interesting.
Symbol Technologies has launched a new RFID reader designed for the manufacturing, warehouse, and back-end retail industries, and features wireless and Bluetooth connectivity with no external antennas or cabeling.