Austin Elling is the Director of Marketing at Metalcraft. Austin leads the Metalcraft in various marketing avenues including print, search, content and social media marketing.
In diverse ways, RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology is emerging worldwide as the "in" thing in event management. Metalcraft is at the forefront of the surge. Whether an individual is hosting a music festival, purveying tickets at a water park, managing a multi-day, multi-session conference or orchestrating any other large group affair, choosing RFID technology can enhance the event on multiple levels.Read more
Radio frequency identification (RFID) is a technology that you often hear about and how it holds great promise for a lot of applications and systems throughout everyday life. Even though it has been around since WWII, it's only been in recent decades have RFID systems have spread silently into most aspects of public and private life including school districts.Read more
Metalcraft continues to invest in the latest equipment and technology to provide its customers with superior RFID tags and label products. The Viper allows Metalcraft to convert labels faster and get the product to our customers with shorter lead times.Read more
According to a research study, conducted by the University of Texas in Arlington, Metalcraft's Universal RFID tags perform as one of the most precise and reliable lines of RFID tags on the market. The study tested three of Metalcraft’s Universal RFID tags against the top traditional RFID tags on the market.Read more
Be aware of the inherent conflict between the technical requirements of the application and budget constraints of your company. Buying a slightly cheaper tag may cost your company significant problems with the economic costs of rework and re-reading the tags because the RFID tag/label does not quite meet all of the application's criteria. Another pitfall is under-defining the application's criteria or under-testing the tags in the real application environment in large enough numbers to draw a valid test result and make a wise business decision.Read more
When using RFID for your tracking applications there is a lot to remember and it could get a little overwhelming. But it certainly doesn’t have to be. The following is a short list of do’s and don’ts list from the tag perspective for when you are thinking about implementing RFID.Read more