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How RFID with IO-Link Eases Machine Access

Posted by Pepperl+Fuchs on Mon, Aug 30, 2021

The use of RFID for machine access control and operation is nothing new. Depending on the application, different frequency ranges are used, either LF, HF, or UHF. Recently, there has been a trend that HF read/write heads with IO-Link are increasingly being used for precisely these applications. As always, the goal is to ensure only authorized personnel operate machinery. Also valued is the ability to retrieve an operation log and how each worker parameterizes the machines.

Users who were previously of the opinion that RFID was somehow too complicated have quickly changed their view in practice. In this blog article we take a closer look at the topic and show you possible use cases.

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Topics: RFID, RFID head

What is RFID?

Posted by Miles Walker on Mon, Feb 04, 2019

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Topics: RFID, RFID tag, RFID head

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