Industrial track and trace: RFID or vision ID - what's best?

Supplied by Turck Australia Pty Ltd on Tuesday, 29 April, 2014


Barcode/2D matrixes have been most commonly used to monitor and track processes and store product information. As more and more data is associated with each product, manufacturers are seeking a better solution - radio frequency identification (RFID) - for enhanced visibility throughout the production and supply chain.

Track and trace technologies identify issues or inconsistency early in production to promote customer retention and cost savings on inventory, labour and replacement products. This white paper provides a detailed comparison between RFID and vision identification technologies.


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