Radio Frequency technology

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Radio Frequency technology

  1. 1. Rachel ReberReem Nasraddin
  2. 2.  Radio Frequency Identification technology is a term that is used to describe any method of identifying a unique item in the form of a serial number using radio waves. Example: Toll Roads-Use RFID technology to collect payments. No need for a toll booth worker.
  3. 3. Consists of three components1.Antenna2.Transceiver3.RFID tag programmed with the unique information
  4. 4.  Traced back to World War 2 when they had similar technology called IFF IFF means Identification Friend or Foe Purpose of IFF was to recognize if the incoming aircraft was a civilian plane or an enemy plane by using coded signals that would activate the planes transponder
  5. 5.  After World War 2 scientist started to discover the use of RFID to store and transmit data
  6. 6.  There are many potential impacts of RFID Fast and more convenient Less employees More profit for businesses More efficient Versatile – it can benefit any company in any industry
  7. 7.  Smart Check-in For preferred guests-rewards programs The key card has a RFID chip in it The day of check in you receive a text from the hotel with your room number http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7iCSAsm7 DGs&feature=channel_video_title Skip Check-in process Fast and efficient
  8. 8.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPnktJ0lKK E&feature=player_embedded Perfect for young adult who love social media Competitive advantage over other resorts
  9. 9.  Wal-Mart uses RFID to track inventory Study done by the University of Arkansas said that the Wal-Mart locations that use RFID had a larger success rate with customer satisfaction because the availability of specific products
  10. 10.  Blue Hills Ski Area just outside of Boston Massachusetts uses a RFID system for ticketing and access-control Reduces wait lines and makes it more convenient for guests
  11. 11.  Interviewed Alicia Lundal – marketing expert When asked her opinion about RFID she answered “it is important for businesses to be continually thinking of better ways to create a process that provides additional assistance or ease to their customers” This is exactly what RFID does, it allows for better customer service
  12. 12.  The potential of RFID is enormous It can be used in every business setting It will improve every business
  13. 13.  Pharmaceutical – track theft of highly controlled drugs, such as OxyContin Airlines- track passenger bags Restaurants- enable its suppliers to make after hour delivers to stores Retail-ExxonMobil uses “SpeedPass” which collects money instantly Hotels Toll Roads Many more idustries
  14. 14.  The future of RFID is bright Examples of future ideas: Shopping helper: carry RFID tag to stores, when you walk up to a clothing rack the hangers will flash depending on your preferences
  15. 15.  Smart Appliances Washing machine will choose cycle depending on the tag information Smart refrigerator will take inventory and alert you when food is expired, create shopping lists, and find recipes you can make with the ingredients inside the fridge
  16. 16.  Companies that pick up onthis trend will succeed andhave a large competitiveadvantage
  17. 17.  (2011). Rfid, a vision of the future. Retrieved from http://www.rsa.com/rsalabs/node.asp?id=2117 Aim global. (2012). Retrieved from http://www.aimglobal.org/technologies/RFID/what_is_rfid.asp Beal, V. (05-1). All about rfid. Retrieved from http://www.webopedia.com/DidYouKnow/Computer_Science/2005/rfid.asp Rfid for small ski resorts. (2012). Retrieved from http://www.rfidjournal.com/article/purchase/9399 Check out this hotels facebook obsessed rfid campaign inibiza . (2011). Retrieved from http://thenextweb.com/socialmedia/2011/08/01/check-out-this-hotels- facebook-obsessed-rfid-campaign-in-ibiza/ Aloft opens door to "smart check-in" at more hotels. (2011). Retrieved from http://www.starwoodhotels.com/alofthotels/newsevents/news/detail.html?mode= pressReleasesDetail&id=EAME11052011 Williams, R. (2008). [Web log message]. Retrieved from http://www.pixelpod.co.uk/blog/2008/12/04/12-examples-of-rfid-across- industries

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