A Low Power-Long Range Active RFID-System Consisting of Active RFID Backscatter Transponders

The emerging need for long range identifying systems indeed points out that the diversity in RFID technology need to be in focus. An interesting application for RFID is theft protection in stores and warehouses. There exist solutions, such as EAS transponders in combination with hard shells or Spider wraps. However, these solutions are believed to be too expensive, ineffective, and even having impact on sales. A global survey shows that shoplifting was seen as the major problem that retailers faced 2009, accounting for 42.5% of shrinkage, that is equivalent to $48.9 billion.

Provided by: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Topic: Mobility Date Added: Jun 2010 Format: PDF

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