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RFID Temperature Sensors

How Passive RFID Temperature Sensors Work

Metalcraft tags, which are much smaller, thinner and flexible than battery-powered sensors, work where other sensors often are not practical. This article discusses how passive RFID temperature sensors work.
RFID technology helps figure out colony collapse in bees

3 Real Threats RFID Technology Is Helping Solve

RFID technology used to identify, track carriers of Mad Cow Disease, collect data on mussel behavior.
Viper RFID Converting

The Viper - RFID Converting For Quick Lead Times

Customized equipment allows Metalcraft to increases capacity by 40%, allowing orders to be shipped within days thanks to our RFID converting capabilities.
lf vs. hf and UHF

LF, HF, UHF Frequency: What’s the Difference?

LF and HF systems have a relatively short read range while UHF can read at much longer distances. Before choosing your frequency, make sure to understand what your goal is for your tag.
passive RFID tag

Construction of Passive RFID Tags

Metalcrafts passive RFID tags are constructed to be the highest quality in the industry.
RFID converting Viper

RFID Converting With the Viper

Technology allows an RFID Converter to produce tags faster, providing shorter lead times for customers.
Asset Numbering and how RFID EPC Codes Work

How RFID EPC Codes Work

Electronic Product Code (EPC) is a universal identifier that aims to render a unique identity to every possible physical object of the world. This article goes into more detail about how RFID EPC codes work.
RFID in retail saves time

RFID Helps Squeeze More Time Out of the Day

RFID can add extra time and value in everything from shopping to pet care and medical visits.
Types of RFID Tags

Understanding the Different Types of RFID Tags

When choosing RFID tags, it's important to understand the different types, their basic functions and that their various uses.
Passive RFID Sensors

RFID Sensors - How Passive RFID Is Changing Industries

Technology has changed from battery-powered tags to passive RFID sensors.
RFID Converter

How to Work with an RFID Converter

The first step is to collect all of the important information including what's being tagged, inlay preference and operating environment before you begin working with an RFID Converter.
RFID Tag Numbering

RFID Numbering Options

Serialize/unserialized ... barcode and human readable ... we help you sort out your RFID numbering options to choose the best one for your application.