RFID System

RFID System

RFID system in LMS makes scanning the tags easier and facilitates faster check-in and check-out. It is a wireless system so it’s easy to maintain the records. It reduces the circulation time similar to barcode system. RFID gate also acts as anti-theft equipment. They can detect the item which has not been inspected by computer before checking out. An alarm system becomes active if anybody tries to steal any item from a library.

List of RFID Tools

  • RFID Tag
  • RFID Reader
  • RFID Gate
  • RFID Cards
  • Self Issuing Kiosk
  • Drop Box
Library

Advantages of RFID System

RFID system in LMS makes scanning the tags easier and facilitates faster check-in and check-out. It is a wireless system so it’s easy to maintain the records. It reduces the circulation time similar to barcode system. RFID gate also acts as anti-theft equipment. They can detect the item which has not been inspected by computer before checking out. An alarm system becomes active if anybody tries to steal any item from a library.

  • Monitor unattended inventory
  • Automatic item identification on mixed pallets
  • Smart shelf systems designed to provide real time tracking and locating of tagged items on shelves.
  • Shipping and Receiving applications
  • Track product shipping and receiving from point-to-point automatically versus manual tracking to save time and labor cost.
  • Know how many units of inventory or on-site via automated RFID system versus manual process, saving labor and time cost.
  • Efficiency in error reduction reduces manual labor cost.
  • Track retail items between point of manufacture or purchase from supplier and point of sale.
  • Real-time notification of security when RFID tagged items leave area without payment.
  • Competitive advantage saving money on theft allows to offer product at lower prices.
  • Reduce time spent in line
  • Reduce labor/time cost of employees
  • Streamline check-out process with ability to scan multiple items and pay for them all at once.
  • Real-time notification of out-of –stock items
  • Improvement of product replenishment
  • Retention of consumers who may turn to competitors if inventory item is out-of-stock
  • Automated charting and tracking for improved product forecasting

Acquisition, the department in the library which is responsible for the selection and purchase of material or resources in the library.

Benefits of RFID Technology

The many benefits of RFID technology make it possible to build a solid business case for its use in different industries and for different applications.

RFID is used across construction, engineering, the chemical industries, manufacturing, retail, logistics, and the public sector as well as many others. However, the value of the various benefits of RFID is often different in different sectors.

Higher Productivity
Increased Revenues
Improved Quality Data Capture
Shorter Process
Lower Cost
Improved Regulatory Compliance
Better Security
Accurate and Relevant Management Info

FAQs about RFID System

RFID stands for Radio Frequency Identification.

RFID technology saves the time as well as manpower. Through, this technology, return and issue can be done in absence of librarian.

No Barcode label cannot use in RFID technology. RFID Tags are different from barcode.

An RFID tag containing a microchip is attached to an item. A scanner reads the RFID tag using a shortwave radio signal to activate the microchip in the tag. This microchip contains details about the book or item that can be used to issue and return.

The tags allow quick and a more effective means of issuing and returning items than using the traditional barcode reading technology.

  • Convenience
  • Efficiency
  • Security

No, it is not required, you can upload all the details of the stock in the software and then you can map in the RFID tags.

Mapping means merging details of book with Details of RFID tags.

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