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Industrial RFID

What is RFID (Radio Frequency Identification)?

RFID employs radio frequency communications to exchange data between a portable memory device and a host computer or PLC. An RFID system typically consists of a tag (usually in the form of a label or small printed circuit board) containing data storage, an antenna to communicate with the tag, and a controller to manage the communication between the antenna and the PC or PLC (the terms reader or reader/writer are used when the antenna and controller are combined in a single unit). Importantly, the tag is commonly attached to a product carrier, tote or even the product itself, providing a remote database that travels with the product.

UHF (Ultra High Frequency) Balluff

UHF systems feature long range, and high speed read/write rates. Small antennas and even smaller tags have proven this to be an effective frequency for tracking pallets through dock doors, as well as trucking and transportation  applications. Industrial UHF applications have also begun to effectively be developed for tracking parts, product and carriers through production.

HF (High Frequency) Balluff

HF has the advantage over other frequencies of being able to read/write to a tag in the presence of water, metal and  other obstructions. This ability has proved the HF Frequency ideal for rugged industrial environments. For industrial applications involving significant environmental obstructions HF is a preferred frequency.

Dublin

Automatic Identification Systems Ltd

Cork

Automatic Identification Systems Ltd
Unit 35 Eastgate Drive,
Little Island, Cork,  
T45 C925, Ireland

Phone: +353 (0)21 235540
Fax: +353 (0)1 6205735
Email: info@aisltd.ie

Barcelona

AIS Vision Systems S.L
Pol. Ind. Can Roqueta,
Avda. Can Bordoll, 119 Sabadell,
Barcelona 08202, Spain

Phone: +34 931 003 035
Fax: +34 931 003 038
www.aisvision.com

Beugen

AIS-Scanology B.V. 
Laan de Wijze 20,
5835 DS Beugen
The Netherlands

Phone: +31 (0)485-561616
Fax: +31 (0)485-561610
www.scanology.nl

 

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