Radio-frequency identification (RFID) is the use of an object (typically referred to as an RFID tag) applied to or incorporated into a product for the purpose of identification and tracking using radio waves.RFID can be used in a variety of applications, such as:

  • Access control
  • Tracking of goods
  • Public transport ticketing
  • Toll collection and contactless payment
  • Transportation and logistics
  • Libraries
  • Passports and travel documents
  • Identification of patients and hospital staff
  • Airport baggage tracking
  • Loyalty systems
  • Race timing
  • Ski resorts and ski-lift ticketing