Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

What is RFID?

RFID stands for Radio Frequency Identification. Today, RFID Tags are already used for a variety for dedicated purposes, such as theft protection in the form of plastic tags attached to clothes or fake bar code labels which are in effect RFID tags to prevent theft. Other common applications include access control as well tracking and tracing of goods along a supply network.

Components of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

1. the Integrated Circuit (IC)
2. the Antenna
3. the connection between the IC and the antenna, and
4. the substrate on which the antenna resides