Radio frequency identification ( RFID ) is a generic term that is used to describe a system that transmits the identity (in the form of a unique serial number) of an object or person wirelessly, using radio waves. It's grouped under the broad category of automatic identification technologies.
RFID Tag Header : identifies the EPC (Electronic product Code) version number – allows for different lengths EPC Manager : the manufacturer of the product the EPC is attached to: ex. Coca Cola Object Class : exact type of product, most often the SKU (Stock Keeping Unit): ex. Diet Coke US Version Serial Number : unique to the item tells exactly which Diet Coke