RFID in a Nutshell
What is RFID and how does it work?
RFID stands for Radio Frequency Identification and has been around for many years. In fact, we have all come into contact with it in our daily lives, often without even realising it.
It comprises of a two part system that allows the wireless transfer of information using small micro-chips and an antenna. The micro-chip contains a unique identifier and space to store information. When it is scanned, the information can be accessed and the reader can react accordingly. This may be by recording that micro-chip as seen, storing information held on the micro-chip, displaying a personalised message, or updating the information stored on the micro-chip.
Where is RFID used?
RFID is used in a wide range of situations for a variety of purposes, including:
The versatility of the system means it is highly adaptable in an event environment where it can be used for a variety of functions, such as: