RFID Journal covers the role RFID is playing at Boeing, Airbus, commercial airlines and the U.S. Department of Defense, as well as in tracking assets and ensuring homeland security.
Aerospace White Papers
- Baggage-Handling Models That Can Help the Implementation of IATA Resolution 753
Published February 2016
Resolution 753 regarding airline baggage tracking will go into effect in June 2018, mandating that all IATA members maintain an accurate inventory of luggage by monitor¬ing its acquisition and delivery. Beumer Group's Kim Madsen discusses the resolution's aim, what it means for airlines and airports, how RFID and other technologies can be implemented, the minimum requirements, physical challenges and more. (4 pages)
- Choosing the Optimum Architecture for UWB RTLS
Published June 2013
Real-time locating systems (RTLS) operating in the ultra-wideband domain are becoming more common in many applications, ranging from automated student attendance verification to tool tracking for major aircraft manufacturers. UWB offers many attributes enabling it to provide new capabilities not possible with traditional RTLS technology. Zebra Technologies explains how the choice of UWB RTLS architecture can impact a user's ability to achieve a solid return on investment. (6 pages)