How To Get RFID Compliant

By Bob Violino

What does it take to comply with Wal-Mart’s RFID tagging requirements? RFID Journal was given an exclusive look at the rigorous testing of personal-care products at the Sensormatic RFID Performance Center.

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Wal-Mart has set the bar high for its suppliers. RFID tags, or labels, on pallets of products have to be read 100 percent of the time as they are driven through a dock door at 8 mph. Tags on cases also have to be read with perfect accuracy after the pallets are broken down and the cases are put on conveyors moving at speeds of up to 540 feet per minute. If a company has dozens of different products, each with its own special characteristics, ensuring...

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