|Home||Internet of Things||Aerospace||Apparel||Energy||Defense||Health Care||Logistics||Manufacturing||Retail|
Ask The Experts Forum
Does an RFID Device Interfere With Security Control at Airports?
I am thinking about purchasing a bag with an RFID tag in it for overseas travel. Would this create a problem for me when flying?
No, this would not create a problem for you. The x-ray machines would see the antenna as a piece of metal, and security might question you about it, but the transponder should not have any impact on the performance of security equipment. X-ray machines use a far different area of the electromagnetic spectrum than RFID does. Full-body scanners do utilize radio waves, but you are not allowed to take any bags into the full-body scanner with you anyway, so that also wouldn't present a problem.
—Mark Roberti, Founder and Editor, RFID Journal
Login and post your comment!
Not a member?
Signup for an account now to access all of the features of RFIDJournal.com!
SEND IT YOUR WAY
RFID JOURNAL EVENTS
ASK THE EXPERTS
Simply enter a question for our experts.
|RFID Journal LIVE!||RFID in Health Care||LIVE! LatAm||LIVE! Brasil||LIVE! Europe||RFID Connect||Virtual Events||RFID Journal Awards||Webinars||Presentations|