31 March 2020

Dual-Frequency “RAINFC” Products: Merging the Best of Both

RFID has proven its worth in inventory management, authentication, and customer experience solutions. Enabling these solutions together used to require both, NFC (HF) and RAIN RFID (UHF) products. Smartrac’s new dual-frequency RFID inlays and tags combine both technologies in one innovative, high-performance solution.

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31 March 2020

Looking for Extra-Robust Tags and Inlays? Smartrac's DURA Products Have the Answer

In many brand, retail, supply chain, RTI (Returnable Transport Items) and industrial applications, RFID products face environmental stresses that challenge conventional inlays and tags but don’t justify the use of industrial-grade hard tags. Now, Smartrac has the answer: its new DURA range, and DOGBONE® DURA in particular.

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31 March 2020

Rapid Response to Retail Needs: MINIWEB Products Based on New Impinj ICs

Supply Chain and Inventory Management have always been among the most important RFID retail application areas worldwide – and need to be done as fast and efficient as possible. New MINIWEB RAIN RFID inlays and tags make it happen.

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31 March 2020

New Market Opportunities for Label Converters

IDTechEx Research estimates that the market for RFID products will grow to $13.4 billion in 2020, from $11 billion in 2018. The adoption of RFID enhanced labels in many industries is creating additional opportunities for label converters. This white paper provides insights into where the biggest market opportunities are and how to seize them.

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31 March 2020

Test the Best: Why Smartrac Continues to Invest in Testing Facilities

RFID hard tags are often used in critical and demanding industrial and logistical application scenarios that require ultimate performance and quality. To achieve this, Smartrac's R&D and manufacturing facility in Wehnrath, Germany, the company’s competence center for hard tags, has invested in a high-tech anechoic test chamber.

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31 March 2020

Enhancing Healthcare Quality with RFID Innovations for the Sterile Goods Cycle

Surgical instruments are a challenge for today’s RFID technology: made of stainless steel, they are delicate, and are sterilized at extreme temperatures (up to 121°C/250°F). Tiny, super-high frequency tags (SHF, 5.8 GHz) are needed to create a digital copy of the sterile goods cycle.

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31 March 2020

Smartrac's Green Tag Program: Sustainable RFID Technology

Our Green Tag Program, developed together with our technology partner 4E Antenna, features RFID products that live up to their sustainability promise even under strict Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) scrutiny. In the video you can see how the program responds to that customer demand without compromising product quality or performance.

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12 December 2019

Promises Kept: Meeting Retail’s Demand for Truly “Green” RFID Products

Sustainability is a hot topic, not only for retail, but notably in the apparel sector. Younger customers in particular are environmentally conscious, urging retailers to source responsibly. For RFID, Smartrac makes that easy – with new green RAIN RFID (UHF) inlays that show convincing results from in-depth Life Cycle Assessments.

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12 December 2019

50 Kegs, 100% Reading Rate: How Smartrac is Improving Beverage Keg Tracking

Beverage kegs, gas cylinders and other curved metal returnable transport items (RTI) place high and quite particular demands on RFID tags. Together with our market partner Wilms Supply Chain Technologies, Smartrac provides a solution – and proves its ability to listen to customers’ needs and provide technology innovations.

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12 December 2019

Low Frequency, High Utility: GLASS TAG THERMOSENSOR for Industry and Animal ID Applications

LF (low frequency) glass tags offer specific benefits under demanding conditions, whether high-temperature or high-acidity industrial environments, or in use with live animals. Now, Smartrac expands these benefits with temperature-sensing capabilities.

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