UHF RFID Chip Types

UHF RFID technology encompasses a diverse array of chip types, each designed to cater to specific requirements and applications. These chip types vary in memory size, data retention rates, read/write capabilities, and resistance to environmental factors. For instance, some chips are optimized for basic identification and tracking, offering minimal memory but high read speeds, ideal for retail inventory management. Others include advanced security features, such as encryption and mutual authentication, suitable for applications demanding high levels of data protection like access control. Additionally, chips designed for rugged environments may feature enhanced durability and resistance to extreme temperatures, moisture, and physical stress, making them perfect for industrial and outdoor use. This variety ensures that there is a UHF RFID chip type available to meet the nuanced needs of different sectors, from logistics and healthcare to manufacturing and retail.

UHF RFID Chip Type Comparison

The following is a comparison of the commonly used UHF RFID chip types for Connected Things projects.

UHF RFID ChipNotes
EM4425V10Dual NFC and UHF chip; a pre-initialized version of EM4425V12
EM4425V12Dual NFC and UHF chip; must be initialized before use