|Home||Internet of Things||Aerospace||Apparel||Energy||Defense||Health Care||Logistics||Manufacturing||Retail|
Ask The Experts Forum
Is There an RFID System With a Read Range of 1 Kilometer?
Does such a technology exist
The Dash7 Alliance claims that tags based on the Dash7 specification can be read at a distance of 1 kilometer (0.6 mile), but I have never spoken to any user of radio frequency technology who was able to read tags from that far away. You could use repeaters to extend the range of an RFID system—but keep in mind that a longer read range is not always preferable. Sometimes, you just want to know that a tagged object or vehicle is in a specific zone or within, say, 100 feet of an exit.
—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.
TAKE THE POLL
|RFID Journal LIVE!||RFID in Health Care||LIVE! LatAm||LIVE! Brasil||LIVE! Europe||RFID Connect||Virtual Events||RFID Journal Awards||Webinars||Presentations|