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Smart Labels
and Smart Tags
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Application area
Typical application
RFID type(s)
Pharmaceutical
To manage the movement of medications and
containers through assembly and packaging lines
Passive Tags
Auto service
Car parking, car washing, car rental, car fuelling
Active Tags
Brewery
Identifi cation and tracking of beer kegs from the
point of dispatch to their return
Active Tags
Food processing
Automated control and inspection in meatpacking
facilities
Passive Tags
Postal tracking
Automated parcel delivery process
Passive Tags
Mining industry
Tracking of employees and locomotives in and
around the mining area for safety and security
purposes
Active Tags
Automated
vehicle
identifi cation
(AVI)
Automated toll collection system
Active Tags
Cattle/Dairy
farming,
livestock ID
Identifi cation of cattle enabling accurate records for
automated farm management
Active Tags
Hospitals and
health care
Fast, reliable inventory control of costly medical
equipment, tracking medication dispensing, lab
samples, blood bags, access control of patients
Passive &
Active Tags
Government
buildings, offi ce
buildings
Inventory control of equipment such as computers,
printers etc., time and attendance (employee
identifi cation)
Passive &
Active Tags
Schools
Inventory control of equipment such as computers,
printers, etc.
Passive Tags
Document
management
Document tracking
Smart Labels
Libraries
Anti-theft, book inventory, to streamline the fl ow
of books, statistics gathering, to speed check-in and
check-out
Smart Labels
Museums
Inventory, statistics gathering, talking tags, anti-theft
Passive &
Active Tags
Archives
Inventory, item fl ow control
Passive Tags
Public services
Industrial laundries
Active Tags
Video stores
Automated detection of shoplifted items, inventory
control
Passive Tags