RFID is short for Radio Frequency Identification a technology comprised of a microchip, antenna and various types of readers.

The technology comes in many shapes and sizes operating at a variety of frequencies and distances. There are many positive applications of RFID technology for cars, travel, shopping, libraries, healthcare, public transportation, livestock, pets, agriculture and food safety.

RFID was first developed during the second world war and first used by the Allied Forces to keep track of their aircraft and it has taken more than sixty years to reach its’ current state of commercialization.

To learn more about RFID visit our page Common Uses of RFID.