RFID inlay


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RFID inlay

The RFID tag in a smart label. It comprises the chip and aluminum, copper or silver antenna bonded to a polyethylene terephthalate (PET) layer that is delivered to the label maker "dry" (without adhesive) or "wet" (attached to a pressure sensitive liner). The inlay is adhered to the back side of the label and printed and encoded in an RFID printer. See RFID tag, RFID reader, RFID printer and RFID.


A Roll of Inlays
Inlays are delivered to the label maker in a roll such as these dual dipole "Frog" inlays from UPM Raflatac. They are adhered to the back of the smart label, which is then printed and encoded in an RFID printer. (Image courtesy of UPM Raflatac, www.raflatac.com)
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The qualification of the TAL15000 for FlexIC assembly enables manufacturers to leverage their existing installed base to deliver dramatically lower cost RFID inlays. Coupled with the incredibly thin, flexible and robust nature of FlexICs, this unlocks the potential to extend RFID solutions into a much wider range of mass market opportunities.
Provider of products, services and solutions for the identification, security and RFID industries, Identive Group Inc (Nasdaq:INVE) (Frankfurt:INV), announced on Monday that it has made an innovative breakthrough in RFID inlay manufacturing technology,which will enable it to expand its range of smartags, labels and tickets to include ID cards and badges.
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