Three steps to RFID success: From the sports field to the supply chain

Posted on 6 Feb 2023 by The Manufacturer

This year is the 50th anniversary of Dr. Mario Cardullo securing his patent for radio frequency identification (RFID) in 1973. The technology may be ‘new’ in the sense that its commercialisation is just now occurring on a similar trajectory that barcode technology did in the 1970s, but it’s far from nascent.

In fact, as of 2021, companies around the world had bought over 100 billion RAIN RFID tags, and full-scale deployments are becoming more prolific in manufacturing, retail, healthcare, sports, and supply chain environments by the day. Track and trace requirements and practices are an essential part of any number of industries including food and beverage,…

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