Abstract 

ISO/IEC 15963:2004 describes numbering systems that are available for the identification of RF tags.

A unique ID is required as part of the write operation to RFID tags. The unique ID guarantees that the information written to a tag is unambiguously written to the correct data carrier (tag). A unique ID is also required in many read situations where the contents of the tag are tied to a specific item and that item needs to be unambiguously identified.

The unique ID may also be used

  • for the traceability of the integrated circuit itself for quality control in their manufacturing process;
  • for the traceability of the RF tag during its manufacturing process and along its lifetime;
  • for the completion of the reading in a multi-antenna configuration;
  • by the anti-collision mechanism, to inventory multiple tags in the reader's field of view;
  • for the traceability of the item to which the RF tag is attached.


General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2004-09
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages : 10
  • :
    ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 31
    Automatic identification and data capture techniques
  • 35.040.50
    Automatic identification and data capture techniques

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