Race Timing with RFID

Customizable race bibs to track any running or athletic event

We’ve created an ultra-low profile RFID Race Timing Tag (wearable on people) for athletic events like marathons, races, triathlons and more. Most other RFID race timing tags use an uncomfortable foam backing that can cause unreliable performance data. Our tag adheres to race bibs and is built for great performance and sensitivity to track runners’ splits and times throughout the race. Each FastTrack RFID tag is customizable with colorful text and logos, have an excellent read distance and the thermal-transfer receptive material can be printed on site. These are highly customizable with “just right” engineering…that’s ID Made Better®. 

Metalcraft's RFID Race Timing Tag is a low profile RFID tag that easily adheres to race bibs and has great performance and sensitivity to track runners splits and times throughout the race. Each tag is customizable with your text and logo.

Produced with a digital printing process that provides photographic like image quality of detailed logos or special designs, Metalcraft's RFID Credential Tags and Name Badges are the perfect solution when you want your image to leave a lasting impression.

If you’re handling a concert or other event with lines of people awaiting access, use wristbands to quickly and efficiently manage crowd entry. More efficient than traditional ticket systems, each wristband features a durable adhesive-closure eliminating the ease of tampering and removal.

Race Timing - RFID Resources

Metalcraft's RFID Tags Tops In Industry Reports Study

As RFID technology continues to mature, more companies are looking to implement the technology. RFID asset management is highly efficient and easy to use thanks to automatic identification and a non-line-of-sight signal.

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What is RFID? A Basic Guide to Radio Frequency Identification

What is RFID? Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is a technology that uses a radio wave to identify an object. The main components of an RFID inlay include the IC (integrated chip) which executes commands and stores data; the antenna which absorbs RF waves and helps broadcast the signal; and the substrate which is the material that the chip and antenna are attached to.

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We Answer Customers' Top 15 RFID Questions

We often refer to our Sales Representatives as our “boots on the ground,” but in reality, they also are our eyes and ears of the customers. So, what better place to look when searching for our next blog topic than to our not-so-secret weapons who get the most “face time” with customers. That’s exactly what I did and with their help, we put together the following list of top RFID questions they hear from customers.

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Accidental Discovery Leads to Innovative Application

How an RFID inlay can transform into new, unexpected applications with engineering know-how

What do microwave ovens, Post-it® Notes and Penicillin have in common? Give up? They were all “accidental” discoveries –where an inventor originally intended to pursue another concept entirely, but through careful observation realized they had developed something completely different from their original concept. And the world is a better place because of this, wouldn’t you agree?

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