RFID System Overview

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Nov 27, 2013 (3 years and 11 months ago)

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Rafrex LLC
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RFID Solutions

RFID System Overview

Passive Tag

Active Tag

Notification Alarm

Host Computer

Tag Programmer

Portable Reader

Stationary Reader

Portal

Reader

Tag Wakeup

Intranet


Internal Data Use and Decision Support

Wireless or hard wired connection to host computer

Wireless connection / no line of site to tag

Internet


Customer and Corporate Reports

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RFID Solutions

RFID Tag Types


Passive Tag


Draws power from the field
created by the reader


Read range: 1’ to 20’


Read only or read/write


Low cost per tag in quantity


Active Tag


Battery powered


Read range: up to 300’


Read only or read/write


Cost driven by power
requirement and data capacity

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RFID Solutions

RFID Readers


Portable/Manual



Stationary



Entry/Departure
(Portal) Point


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RFID Solutions

Physical Asset Management


Fixed or mobile assets


Tag data contains asset
information and allows
tracking of movement


Portal notification and
control


Line of site label view
not required


Tools, Books, Laptops,
Desktops, Cargo,
Freight Containers,
Pallets, Clothing,
Cranes, ....

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RFID Solutions

Inventory Control


Real time update w/o
product movement or
human involvement


Portal control and audit


Automated shipping and
receiving documents


Automated reorder of
low inventory items


Total inventory visibility
with history


Integration with Supply
Chain Systems,
Electronic Data
Interchange (EDI), and
ERP Systems

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Patient Monitoring and

Hospital Management


Track and/or locate patients
and staff in real time


Restrict access to secure and
high threat areas


Access patient information
for review and update using
tag programmer and mobile
readers


Pharmacy and inventory
product authentication


Track and control physical
assets and inventory

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RFID Solutions

Document Control


Label
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tag with unique data ID
(critical dates, security level,
permitted movement,
authorized persons, …) and
human readable information


Integrate with facility/activity
security and access system


Check out/check in and portal
management


Copier and scanner control
and monitoring


Audible and/or digital
notification of control breach


Periodic facility scan w/o line
of site viewing required


Real time audit trail

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Product / Item Authentication


Label
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tag with unique
data ID and human
readable information


Embedded tag with
unique data for supply
chain control


Ticket validation and
portal access control


Audible and/or digital
notification of control
breach


Protect against
counterfeiting and fraud

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RFID Solutions

Vehicle Access and Control


Car park management and
dealer lot unit control


Tag allows hands free, no
stop access through gated
portal


Audible and/or digital
notification of portal action


Integration with security and
access systems


Data records for financial
administration


Permanent, periodic and
seasonal authorization


Zonal vehicle identification
and locator

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RFID Solutions

Security Access and Control


Label
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tag with unique data ID
(picture, personal
information, biometric, …)
and human readable
information or tamperproof
tag with data only


Audible and/or digital
notification of portal action


Integration with security and
access systems


Permanent, periodic and
seasonal restricted access
authorization


Track, locate, and audit
personnel movement

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Student Identification and

Education Systems Control


Label
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tag with unique data
ID (picture, class
information, schedule) and
human readable information


Audible and/or digital
notification of portal action


access monitoring and
control


Track and locate student and
teacher


attendance,
catastrophe management


Physical asset management


Document and library
management


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RFID Solutions

Library Management


Passive tag with unique
data information


Automated check out,
check in, and inventory
control


Return book sorting using
identifier


Portal control


anti theft


alarming and audit


On shelf inventory using
mobile reader or
stationary zonal readers


Passive tag library card
for user identification

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RFID Solutions

Warehouse Container and Pallet

Tracking and Control


Real time update w/o product
movement or human involvement


Portal control and audit


Automated shipping and receiving
documents


Total inventory visibility with
history


Integration with Supply Chain
Systems, Electronic Data
Interchange (EDI), and ERP
Systems


Amount of idle inventory tied up in
storage can be reduced


Portal identification of check in /
check out and movement


Notification of unscheduled
movement reducing theft and other
forms of inventory shrinkage


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RFID Solutions

Manufacturing Process
Administration


Read/write tag


Maintain item status in real
time


plant/line info,
component info, inspections,
quality, testing, dates


Automated notification and
documentation at set point,
portal transfer, or process step
completion


Tag remains with completed
unit for service support info


Real time tracking of WIP,
assembly status, inventory,
part kits, and sub
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assemblies


Integration with ERP, MRP, and
Just
-
in
-
Time systems

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RFID Solutions

And More?



Shipping Container Tracking


Textile/laundry identification


Art and collectibles identification


Employee badge identification


Prepositioned Stores Inventory


Disaster Relief Worker Tracking


Machine Identification and Maintenance
Records


Rail Car Locator




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Changing Business


Opportunities


Enhance current
operations and decision
support applications
with better data


Increase business
knowledge with new
data


Real time tracking and
location of assets and
personnel


Impact


Inventory reduction


Productivity


Asset tracking / control


Risk management


Smart product recalls


Reduce theft and
inventory shrinkage


Meet customer
requirement