How to Test Antennas for UHF RFID Deployments

By Claire Swedberg

With ePix's V7 Power Mapper, companies or individuals can test different RFID antennas to measure power output and thereby deploy a system that meets the demands of the environment, while adhering to local legal requirements.

As a growing number of companies deploy radio frequency identification technologies for inventory and asset tracking, as well as logistics or other applications, those working without the expertise of professional RFID engineers can run into problems involving power. The results of a solution can vary based on the readers and antennas used, along with the environment in which they interrogate tags. The power being transmitted not only affects read qu...

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