Primary Frequency Ranges: 860 – 960 MHz
Reading Distance Close Contact – 25 Meters
Average Cost per Tag: USD 0.09 – USD 20.00
Applications: Supply Chain Tracking, Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, Electronic Tolling, Inventory Tracking, Race Scheduling, Asset Tracking
Pros: Long Reading Range, Low Cost per Tag, Wide Range of Tag Sizes and Shapes, Global Standards, High Data Transmission Rates
Cons High Equipment Costs, Medium Memory Capacity, High Interference from Metals and Liquids
Primary Subsets of Passive RFID
The relatively wide 860 – 960 MHz range is recognized as the ‘Global Standard’ for UHF Passive RFID; however, its late adoption has led to the range being further divided into two key sub-groups – 865 – 868 MHz and 902 – 928 MHz.