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Identification systems product platforms

Multiple technologies exist to enable item level serialization and tracking automation in logistics and intra-logistics. In many cases, your existing process and the scope of your project will determine the technology best suited for your needs.

Explore the options by clicking on the plus signs below. For optimal interaction, view on a tablet or larger device.

When investigating a product platform, keep in mind:

  • Amount of data stored in the identifier
  • Number of identifiers to be read at a time (bulk read)
  • Allowed distance between the controller and identifier
  • Speed of your process
Technology Range Multi-item Data Payload Speed Points to Consider Typical Solutions
IO-Link HF systems up to 220 mm No + + • Read / Write capability
• Lowest cost of implementation
• Easy installation
• Diverse antenna offering
Smart tooling
Access control
Modular HF systems up to 220 mm No +++ ++ • Read / Write capability
• Optimized for high speed applications
• Great for large data payloads
• Diverse antenna offering
Error proofing
WIP management
All-in-one HF systems up to 220 mm No +++ ++ • Read / Write capability
• Optimized for high speed applications
• Great for large data payloads
• HF RFID in single housing
Raw materials management
Returnable asset management
WIP management
Modular UHF systems up to 10 m Yes +++ +++ • Bulk tag read / write capability
• Long read ranges up to 10 m
• EPC Class 1 Gen 2 compatible
• Diverse antenna offering
Packaging and unitizing
Storage and retrieval
Sequencing and shipments
Image-based code reading up to 4 m Yes ++ + • Read-only capability
• Integrated lensing and lighting
• Additional external lighting available
• Intuitive configuration software
Error proofing
WIP management 
Packaging and unitizing