Are There Any RFID Solutions for Tracking Students?

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Ask The ExpertsAre There Any RFID Solutions for Tracking Students?
RFID Journal Staff asked 7 years ago

If so, what would you recommend?




Yes, there are. A company called ScholarChip sells a student-tracking system (see ScholarChip Mobile App to Allow School to Track Students On the Go). This solution uses an ID with a passive HF RFID transponder, so students must present their ID to a reader when they enter or leave the school, or particular rooms within the school.

Guard RFID Solutions offers a school security system to identify if an emergency occurs, and to help locate students and staff members during such a situation. The SafeGuard K-12 Safety System is designed primarily to monitor students in schools. It includes software, as well as active RFID tags, exciters and readers. GuardRFID also offers a mobile tracking system to help monitor the movements of students onto and off of buses. Schools can use the two solutions to track which children enter and exit a bus, as well as when and where this occurs (see GuardRFID Launches School Security System).

It is also possible to create your own system by purchasing the components and integrating them yourself.

—Mark Roberti, Founder and Editor, RFID Journal

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