Which UHF Transponders Can Be Inserted into a Paper Luggage Tag for Tracking Purposes?

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Ask The ExpertsWhich UHF Transponders Can Be Inserted into a Paper Luggage Tag for Tracking Purposes?
RFID Journal Staff asked 4 years ago

Can you please let me know of a few RFID airline baggage tag manufacturers?

—P.C.

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P.C.,

Almost any passive UHF transponder can be inserted into a paper luggage tag for tracking purposes. For example, Hong Kong’s International Airport has been using Avery Dennison’s AD-833 passive UHF RFID inlays, based on the ISO 18000-6C air-interface protocol standard (see Hong Kong Airport Says It Now Uses Only RFID Baggage Tags). Other airports and airlines are using similar inlays. Vanguard ID Systems makes a reusable luggage tag (see Reusable Electronic Baggage Tag Powered by RFID), which is being used by Alaska Airlines (see Alaska Airlines Passengers Take Electronic Luggage Tags for Test Flight).

I hope this answers your question, and I look forward to seeing you at RFID Journal LIVE! in May.

—Mark Roberti, Founder and Editor, RFID Journal

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