Top 7 Business verticals that can use RFID technology now. RFID ( Radio Frequency identification ) technology has progressed so far, in fact the applications using this pinnacle technology has faced a steep rise. Using radio waves for automating certain parts of day-to-day life is finding new applications and better benefits. So how can you implement this awesome technology and exploits all itâ€™s advantages?. Well certain industries are well paved for such technology and letâ€™s meet top 7 of them. 1. â€‹Apparel & Retail The apparel and retail industries are going through transformative changes. A growing number of retailers are taking big steps to provide enhanced customer experience using RFID enabled technology.
RFID tagging and labeling can provide item-level visibility for almost any merchandise item. Increase control and intelligence throughout the supply chain - from manufacturing, to distribution, through the retail stores, will help you identify choke points, improve logistics, receipt, purchasing, and shrink management processes.
2. â€‹Asset tracking Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology is the fastest, easiest, most efficient way to track, locate and manage government paperwork files, important documents and library materials etc.
RFID enabled Document Management System and Library Management System reduces labor, ensures that books are reshelved quickly, shortens wait times and ensures quick turnaround time. Taking inventory with the aid of RFID takes only a fraction of the time required with traditional systems. Automation of library is also possible. 3. â€‹Manufacturing & Supply chain RFID Smart labels can provide information for a number of applications in the manufacturing industry & supply chain management. The unique information of products, batches, cartons and pallets etc. can be captured automatically once the RFID labels are applied at product inception, and the information is highly accurate and secure.
Wide range of RFID labels are used for production & inventory control system, smart shelves real time inventory, supply chain security system and logistics management etc. Key benefits are: Real Time Tracking of Goods ● ●
Real-time time tracking of items within the manufacturing facility and also between manufacturer to supplier till end point of sale at retail
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Monitor unattended inventory Automatic item identification on mixed pallets Real time tracking and locating of tagged items on shelves
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Track product shipping and receiving automatically Instant inventory visibility or on-site via automated RFID System Efficiency in error reduction reduces manual labor/time cost of employees
4. â€‹Sports & Leisure Race Timing Solutions are world widely used to satisfy the demands of endurance events of all types and sizes. Products like Marathon Bib, Shoe Tags, Ankle Bands and Bicycle Tags are designed for running, marathons, Cross- country, triathlon, cycling, mud runs, swimming, Nordic sports, kayaking, institutional and corporate sporting events.
Disposable timing tags enhance the quality of race for every participant by providing accurate race timing data and enhancing the user experience. Gone are the days of struggling to stand in a long queue after an exhausting race to write down or to have noted your bib information on an index card. Also eliminate the hassle of chip distribution and collection before and after events. The race timing tags are recyclable and are helping races become more eco-friendly. 5. â€‹Traffic management & Ticketing Using RFID system, you are able to automatically identify a vehicle as it approaches the toll gate or parking facility, allowing the parking system to authorize entry and open the gate, without the driver ever having to stop or open their window. This not only improves traffic flow in peak periods, but also provides the customer with a safe & convenient way to quickly pay for toll or enter the parking lot.
Key Benefits includes:
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Quick identification of vacant lots Automatically records entry/exit data Provides complete vehicle history Automated collection of parking tolls
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Increases patron convenience and safety with nonstop payment Improves traffic flow/reduces commute times Reduces traffic congestion Lowers operating costs for toll operators Provides proven reliability and unparalleled accuracy
Smart management of vehicles in automobile manufacturing plant
Automation of car distribution process to various dealers and locations Enables low cost and hassle-free RFID deployment
6. Access control & People identification Adding RFID technology to a security wristband gives access to a whole world of new possibilities, enabling venues with secure cashless payment transactions & keyless access to hotel rooms, locker rentals etc. RFID wristbands also enable real time linking of guests to their social media profiles & also assist in the collection of data for analysis.
RFID wristbands also enable tracking & monitoring of an event or race & also assist venues streamline their photo management system by linking guest photos to their RFID wristband, making viewing & purchasing, convenient & fun. These are also used in hospitals in order to monitor the patient. Key benefits includes: ● ● ●
Faster and more convenient access control Eliminate fraudulent use of counterfeit tickets Healthcare Patient ID applications
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Enhanced user experience (surpasses 1D and 2D barcode products) Reinforcement and brand promotion Assign unique identification number to each visitor
7. Ticketing solutions Customized thermal tickets, that are more secure and tamper/ water proof can be used for any event. Some of the product criteria are as given as Entertainment Centre Tickets, Sporting Event Tickets, Movie Tickets, Theater Tickets, Concert & Festival Tickets, Museum Tickets etc.
Some of the most utilized security features includes Invisible Ink, Blind Embossing, Barcoding, Hidden Images, and Safety Center Paper, Hot stamped foil, hologram etc a Some of the specialized products for these verticals can be found at: Syndicate RFID. To know more about business verticals, visit: S yndicate RFID.