Can RFID help reduce food waste?
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Can RFID help reduce food waste?

Food waste is a huge global problem - one third of what is produced is lost, enough to feed the world's hungry four times over. Most food is packaged in plastic, so if we reduce food waste we reduce plastic waste. This insight article examines the role RFID and electronics could play.

Is RFID the solution to protect and promote wine?
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Is RFID the solution to protect and promote wine?

China is a major importer of EU wine, but that unfortunately also leads to counterfeiters profiting from the growing demand. This insight article explores the opportunity for wine producers to use RFID to reassure consumers of the provenance of the bottles they purchase.

How can RFID help achieve recycling targets?
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How can RFID help achieve recycling targets?

There are many challenging goals that have been set that aim to reduce climate change by increasing recycling and reducing the amounts in landfill. There is no magic wand that will solve the issue overnight, but this insight article explores how RFID can help to improve collection rates.

What is Radio Frequency IDentification?
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What is Radio Frequency IDentification?

This insight article outlines the basics of Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID), what a typcial system looks like and the different frequrency ranges. It also covers typical tag types and applications.

How can RFID be used to reduce costs in healthcare?
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How can RFID be used to reduce costs in healthcare?

RFID is already being used in hospitals, but generally on higher value items. In this insight article we explore its application in streamlining the handling of pathology samples and see how it can help to increase operational efficiences and reduce costs.