Posts Tagged ‘RFID asset tags’

How Accurate Is RFID Asset Tracking?

One of the main benefits of switching to an RFID-based asset tracking system is the increase in accuracy and efficiency. Many of our customers have been using manual or barcode processes for years. They find themselves spending hours pouring over spreadsheets and matching up line items every year. The switch to RFID asset tracking saves […]


Top 5 Reasons To Use RFID Asset Tracking

Is your business considering switching to RFID asset tracking to satisfy your inventory requirements? Many companies have already made the switch, and maybe it’s time yours did too! Here are some of the top reasons you will be happy making the switch to RFID. Asset visibility will increase throughout your business. Keeping track of assets […]


Avoiding Common RFID Initial Tagging Pitfalls

One of the most crucial steps in your RFID tag implementation is assigning asset tags.  Depending on how many assets you are attempting to tag at once, this process can be time consuming.  Proper planning before you begin tagging will save you a lot of time and effort, and you will avoid some of the most common mistakes.  We […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]