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IoT in the enterprise: connecting the real and digital worlds through RFID technology

From raw material to finished product, collecting data and making it available in the form of valuable information: cycle times and individual steps, reduction of errors and time that would have been required for manual data entry.

Nobody can afford to lose track of valuable assets. Ecco perché negli ultimi anni la tecnologia RFID è diventata estremamente popolare sia nel settore dei consumatori che in quello commerciale. Etichettare tutto, dai pallet ai singoli articoli, aiuta le aziende a recuperare rapidamente gli oggetti mancanti o a sapere esattamente dove si trovano.

Of course, RFID technology alone is not enough, what makes it particularly functional are the software applications linked to it and customisation based on the needs of each individual business.

This is the key to unlocking greater workflow efficiency and improving operational performance when order volumes are high and production capacity is limited.

This type of technology, when applied correctly, is also indispensable for anticipating certain decisions and actions so that corrections can be made in real time if necessary

The Internet of Things (IoT) can be implemented in the enterprise using RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology.

RFID technology uses RFID tags or labels to identify objects and collect data on their movement and location. RFID tags contain a microchip and an antenna that enables them to communicate with an RFID device, such as an RFID reader.

Companies can use RFID tags to track and monitor objects throughout the supply chain, from production to distribution and sale. For example, a clothing company can use RFID tags to monitor the flow of stock and track inventory in real time. In this way, the company can reduce the risk of lost or stolen goods and improve inventory management.

In addition, companies can use RFID technology to create personalised customer experiences. For example, a clothing company can use RFID tags to offer customers suggestions on garments to match or to allow customers to access detailed product information using a mobile device, and they can also use IoT devices to create new products and services. For example, an insurance company could use data from IoT devices installed in customers’ vehicles to offer personalised insurance policies based on users’ driving behaviour.

Finally, companies can use IoT devices to improve the customer experience, e.g. by offering products and services personalised according to customer preferences, monitoring air and light quality in retail shops, or offering indoor navigation solutions in department stores.

In summary, RFID can be a useful solution to implement IoT in the enterprise and connect the real and digital worlds. However, as with any IoT technology, it is important that companies plan and implement RFID carefully to ensure data security and customer privacy. the IoT can offer companies a wide range of opportunities to improve their operations, create new products and services, and offer an enhanced customer experience. However, it is important that companies plan and implement IoT carefully to ensure data security, customer privacy and technology reliability.