|Home||Internet of Things||Aerospace||Apparel||Energy||Defense||Health Care||Logistics||Manufacturing||Retail|
Ask The Experts Forum
Who Is the Father of RFID?
Is anyone generally considered the technology's creator?
I don't know that any genetic testing has ever been done, but Charles Walton is sometimes referred to as the father of RFID. He received 10 patents pertaining to RFID-related devices, and one of his patents is said to be the first to use the acronym RFID. Others claim to have been issued earlier or more important patents. Sanjay Sarma, MIT's director of digital learning, is generally regarded as the father of the Electronic Product Code (EPC), a form of passive ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) RFID.
—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