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Pro RFID in BizTalk Server 2009 by Mark Simms, Ram Venkatesh, Mark Beckner

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This chapter provides an introduction to radio frequency identification (RFID), the history of the technology, and its uses. It will compare and contrast RFID technology and standards while providing a context for how RFID is used to overcome real-world business challenges.

The intention of this section is not to make you an expert on the “physics” side of RFID technology, but provide enough of a high-level overview to enable informed discussions and choices.

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