Specifically, how would I download it into a client's back-office software?
It would depend on the reader being used. Some handheld readers store tag-read data in memory and then, when you cradle the device, the information is uploaded via Wi-Fi to a back-end server. Some passive UHF RFID readers export tag reads in XML format at regular intervals, or when the data is requested by middleware. Active RFID-based real-time location systems send data continuously to the host system so tag locations can be updated automatically.
—Mark Roberti, Founder and Editor, RFID Journal
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