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RFID‐enabled systems: a brief review

Yahia Zare Mehrjerdi (Department of Industrial Engineering, Yazd University, Yazd, Iran)

Assembly Automation

ISSN: 0144-5154

Article publication date: 1 August 2008




The purpose of this paper is to introduce the most important engineering and prominent technology of the day, radio frequency identification (RFID), and the RFID‐enabled systems from the current literature.


Provides a general review of RFID systems.


RFID technologies and information systems can be used to develop new systems on of off the web. RFID is an emerging technology with full benefits to be emerged in several years to all industries worldwide. It will bring a good opportunity for improving supply chain efficiency and hence the safety of the public in return.

Research limitations/implications

RFID has the potential to change the way the business is done today.

Practical implications

Some years down the road, new ways can be introduced for the entire world to do their business within the framework of a supply chain system.


Reviews the current state‐of‐the‐art on the RFID‐enabled systems and its future opportunities.



Zare Mehrjerdi, Y. (2008), "RFID‐enabled systems: a brief review", Assembly Automation, Vol. 28 No. 3, pp. 235-245.



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