I understand that such tags need to be read-on-metal passive or active tags. Is this true?
Generally speaking, most IT asset tracking is being performed with passive ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) transponders based on the EPC Gen 2 RFID standard. They do need to be specially designed to work on metal assets.
There are a variety of tags that might be suitable. Take a look at the following:
—Mark Roberti, Founder and Editor, RFID Journal
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