Can Active Tags Switch Data With Each Other?

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Ask The ExpertsCan Active Tags Switch Data With Each Other?
RFID Journal Staff asked 8 years ago

And can that information be collected on flash memory?

—Name withheld

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Conventional active radio frequency identification transponders either awaken and send their signal to one reader, or broadcast a signal that is picked up by several readers, and that information is then used to locate the tag within a coverage area. So they cannot send information to each other. There are, however, mesh-networking devices that communicate via radio frequency that can transmit information from node to node, and that information is then transmitted to a host system. These devices do not typically have flash memory, so they would need to be customized for your particular application.

—Mark Roberti, Founder and Editor, RFID Journal

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