RFID tags can cost as little as 10 cents or as much as $50 depending on the type of tag, the application and the volume of the order. Generally speaking, finished smart labels that can be applied to cases and pallets typically cost 15 cents or more, depending on volume.Are RFID tags intrinsically safe?
The Extronics iRFID500 is an intrinsically safe handheld Bluetooth UHF RFID passive tag reader, designed for use in hazardous areas and harsh environments such as offshore, marine, chemical, and industrial environments.Who manufactures RFID chips?
The largest manufacturer of Gen 2-compliant ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) RFID readers is Motorola. But there are others, such as Alien Technology, Applied Wireless RFID, CAEN RFID, GAO RFID, Impinj, Mojix and ThingMagic. If you are looking at UHF chips, the leaders are Alien, Impinj and NXP Semiconductors.How are RFID tags made?
Generally speaking, RFID tags are essentially made of a chip, an antenna and a support/encasement. The integrated chip (or IC) can contain several kinds of memory and takes care of all tag’s activities such as modulating and demodulating the signal and other specialized operations.