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RFID Sourcebook by Sandip Lahiri

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4.2. Emerging Application Types

The following are some of the application areas of RFID that hold rich potential for the future:

  • Anti-counterfeit

  • Smart tags

These application types are not listed in any particular order signifying its importance or the degree of its applicability in an RFID context. It is also possible that the benefits and characteristics of two or more applications types can overlap. The following sections discuss these application types in more detail. For each class, at least one concrete example is provided. For each such example, the benefits and caveats are discussed. An implementation note accompanying each such example provides deployment-specific details.

4.2.1. Anti-Counterfeit

A wide range of items is susceptible to ...

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