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9/22/2015
The top five reasons your business will benefit from using Bluetooth Technology   1. It's Wireless No cables needed! Using bluetooth technology allows for items that would usually need to be hard wired or cabled to become wireless. This in turn means portability! Barcode scanners, printers, computers, mobile devices, RFID readers, calipers, scales and more no longer require a cabled mess in order to be actively used.     2. It's Inexpensive Because bluetooth is relatively inexpensive when compared…
6/9/2015
A succinct explanation of Near Field Communications (NFC) and NFC tag uses. NFC (Near Field Communication) tags, also known as smart tags, are a type of RFID tag designed for short distance reading. NFC tags have a semiconductor chip with an attached antenna. The antenna is used to excite the chip when the reader is nearby and to communicate with the reader. The chip contains a unique ID commonly called the Unit ID (UID) or Chip Serial Number (CSN). Most chips also contain memory storage that can be used to store and recall data for user applications, commonly called UserData (UD).  …
6/2/2015
Get familiar with RFID tag technology, learn about your various tag options,  and consider how your RFID tag vendor can affect your project's success. Step 1. Determine Your Project's Needs Before Shopping RFID has a wide range of standards and options and can be overwhelming. Being able to contact your vendor directly to get these answers will save you countless hours and headaches.  Start off by asking yourself: Which form factor best suits our needs? RFID tags come in a variety of form factors, to include: Wristbands, badges, adhesive sticker tags, zip tie attachment, all…