Looking for the latest information on Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)? Or maybe you have questions on a specific application. Either way, the Metalcraft Asset Tracking Blog has got you covered. This valuable resource contains helpful articles and answers to questions posed by customers just like you trying to solve their toughest identifying and tracking problems.

With over 70 years of experience, we’ve accumulated massive amounts of education information to help customers better understand the importance of implementing an asset tracking system that works specifically for their application. Sharing knowledge to help advance the industry – that’s ID Made Better®.

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In Metalcraft Asset Tracking Blogs, you will find:
  • Helpful tips on different project Implementations
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  • Insight into different tracking technologies i.e, barcode and RFID
  • Detailed product comparisons and guidance on when to use which prouct
  • Educational Industry Information

Asset Tracking in Education

In our latest industry sourcebook - Solutions for Education - you will find valuable information on asset tracking in schools as well as real-world case studies from our customers.

Introduction of RFID in Schools

Introducing RFID technology into schools can be a difficult process. However, with assistance from Metalcraft, our customers can successfully implement an education asset tracking solution.

Role of Technology in Tracking Science Lab Equipment

Technology plays a crucial role in tracking science lab equipment. Technology allows scientists and lab managers to accurately monitor all lab equipment's usage, maintenance, and location.

Implementing RFID Tracking for Schools

Educational institutions have to be aware of cost, which is why it's important to be mindful of it when implementing an RFID system. This article contains the steps that a school can go through to smoothly introduce RFID.

Successful RFID Tracking in Schools

This article explores successful case studies of schools implementing RFID systems along with RFID tracking and the key success factors in doing so.

The Adoption of RFID Tracking in Schools

There are several challenges that must be overcome in order to adopt RFID tracking for schools. Overcoming these challenges can lead to benefits such as increased efficiency and better inventory management.

Effective Strategies for Tracking and Managing Science Lab Equipment

This article discusses the importance of inventory management for science lab equipment along with effective strategies for tracking it.

Metalcraft's RFID Tag Tops In Industry Reports Study

University of Texas at Arlington study confirms that an RFID tag from Metalcraft will perform reliably and accurately with better than average readability.

Universal Micro RFID - Small Size, Big Read Range

At 1 7/8" x 5/8", the Universal Micro RFID Asset tag still achieves a robust 9 ft. of read range on metal while being small enough to fit in tight spaces.

Do RFID Systems Read In Real Time?

While a time delay always exists, passive tags and an RFID system can give continuous information.

We Answer Customers' Top 15 RFID Questions

What is the difference between an RFID tag and an RFID inlay? We answer this common customer question and more!

Barcode or RFID? Choose Your Best Fit

Equipment and tool tracking using mobile apps and hardware like barcode provides information wherever and whenever there’s a need.