Canada’s GAO RFID has launched an RFID tag designed specifically for use in tracking wooden pallets, one of the main transit platforms around the world. The passive Gen 2 tags offer several attributes which fit their intended application well, including cost-efficiency and a long read range in harsh conditions.
The 865-928 MHz tag integrates the NXP XM chip, EPC memory and additional memory enabling users to encode ample specific information. The tags have tested at a reliable read range of four meters in a variety of harsh environments.
The tags are also suitable for other wood-oriented tracking applications, from timber and lumber to finished wooden structures.