What is RAIN RFID? A Brief History of Ultra-High Frequency RFID and the RAIN Alliance.

What is RFID?
Before we talk about RAIN RFID, we should first define RFID. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is a generic term that refers to using radio waves to identify objects. There are many types of RFID but when someone says RFID, they are often referring to RAIN RFID specifically.

What Does RAIN RFID Stand For?
According to the RAIN Alliance, the word RAIN is an acronym derived from RAdio frequency IdentificatioN. It is intended to reference the link between UHF RFID and the cloud, where RFID-based data can be stored, managed and shared via the Internet. A RAIN RFID solution uses a reader to read and write a tagged item, manage the data and take action. Read More


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