November 8, 2018 - Global EPC Gen2 UHF RFID Regulatory Status
GS1 have released an update of their guide to the regulatory status for using RFID in the EPC Gen2 (860 to 960 MHz) band of the UHF spectrum
You can download the guide at GS1 UHF Guide
October 30, 2018 - RFID Professional Institute Remote Exams
The RFID Professional Institute have completed the development and testing of their facility for candidates to take the Institute exams remotely.
Candidates have been able to take the exams in person since 2014 but many candidates expressed a preference to be able to take the exams at any time and in their own environment.
October 21, 2018 - RFID Professional Institute Professional Level
The RFID Professional Institute have completed the development and testing of their Professional Level Certification exam.
You can see details of this exam at Professional Level
August 1, 2018 - EU Regulation Update
AIM, GS1, Connectwave and RAIN have successfully lobbied the European Union to allocate bandwidth in the 915 - 921 MHz range for UHF passive RFID
Starting February 2019 three channels of 4W ERP will be available at
You can see the complete story at
June 14, 2018 - RFID Tags As Sensors
A team at the MIT Auto-ID Lab,a founding member of the global group of uto-ID Labs, have developed a new Gen2 tag that can sense spikes in glucose in the air and send that information back to the reader.
The development team included the legendary Professor Sanjay Sarma who led the development of the original EPC concept and protocol.
You can see the full story at MIT News
The RFID Professional Institute has developed the capability to offer our exams on line. We are offering this method for both the Associate Level and Professional Level exams.
We are offering this on a Beta basis with a greatly reduced fee of US$50 until end of February 2019
Click here to go to the Remote Exams page
We also sponsor the 13th Annual RFID Journal Awards at Phoenix in April 2019.
These awards continue to encourage development, learning and professionalism so they further support progress towards the goal of the Institute - professionalism within the RFID industry.
Click here to see a list of previous award winners
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