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Radio frequency indentification (RFID) - Articles and news items

Aalborg Airport implements RFID for baggage sortation

Issue 3 2010  •  9 June 2010  •  Søren Svendsen, CEO, Aalborg Airport

An overwhelming increase in travellers has made it necessary for Aalborg Airport to grow its baggage handling capacity. Today the baggage sortation is handled manually, but in order to accommodate the increase in routes, it became clear that it needs to be automated. Aalborg Airport had two choices, either barcode or RFID technology. Aalborg Airport chose RFID because of the immediate advantages, but also because this technological platform is able to offer entirely new passenger services. Furthermore, RFID is supported by IATA.

A decade’s worth of perspective

Issue 2 2005, Past issues  •  16 June 2005  •  Anthony T. (Buzz) Cerino, U.S. Dept of Homeland Security, TSA, Office of Security Technology - Transportation Security Laboratory, Communications Technology Lead

Use of Radio Frequency Identification technology in the aviation industry has been a long time coming, but, writes Anthony Cerino, the wait is over with - probably.


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