Posts Tagged ‘RFID asset tags’

Laptop Tracking

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Tracking IT assets such as laptops poses interesting problems, especially when you have security requirements. Some specific challenges seen with laptop tracking includes:  Metal  Ensuring good read rates  Tag placement  Laptops generally have a significant amount of metal on them, so using passive RFID tags can be a challenge.  Sometimes laptops have a plastic outer layer, however the metal inside the […]

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FAQ: Does RFID Read Through Walls?

We get this question quite often and the simple answer is “yes”. RFID readers can read through walls, but it is fairly easy ensure it is reading tags in only one room at a time. Walls constructed of concrete and cinder block will typically prevent most RFID tags from reading through the walls.  However, if your walls are constructed of […]

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Active RFID Tags More Suitable Than Passive UHF RFID For Securing Assets

Passive RFID technology is a great way to track assets, but there are some limitations. Securing assets is one case in which Passive UHF RFID might not be the best choice.  The frequency that it operates at does not allow it to penetrate metal and liquid.  If you are looking to secure laptops from leaving your building, […]

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