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Chapter 1. What Is RFID? > Data Communications

1.6. Data Communications

In the next few sections we'll look in detail at the data the tags are carrying, and how some of the more popular protocols work when they communicate the data to the reader. We'll also talk about the physical format of the cards, and how physical form can be adapted to the particular job.

1.6.1. Tag Data

Depending on the type of tag, the amount of data it can carry is anything from a few bytes up to several megabytes. The amount of data carried by a tag depends on the application and the individual tag.


  

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