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AIM Selected as Registration Authority for RFID Standard

AIM, the trusted worldwide industry association for the automatic identification industry, providing unbiased information, educational resources and standards for nearly half a century, announced it has been designated as the International Registration Authority (RA) for the ISO/IEC 15961 Standard, Information Technology -- Data protocol for radio frequency identification (RFID) for item management by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

22 Nov 2023 - RFID & Wireless IoT Global 03-2023

Manufacturers of RFID equipment (interrogators, RFID tags, etc.) and the users of RFID technology require a standard-based data protocol for RFID for item management. ISO/IEC 15961 (along with ISO/ IEC 15962) specify this data protocol, which is independent of any of the air interface standards defined in ISO/IEC 18000.

As such, the data protocol is a consistent component in the RFID system that may independently evolve to include additional air interface protocols.

As the Registration Authority for ISO/IEC 15961, AIM will be responsible for maintaining the Data Construct Register, overseeing the procedures and applications to request a new Data Construct and allocating Application Family Identifiers (AFI) related to ISO/IEC 15961.

"The ISO/IEC 15961 standard is extremely important in the use of RFID -- especially RAIN RFID -- to help ensure the uniqueness in the identification of items. As we continue to extend the Internet of Things with more 'things' being identified, the possibility of duplication of numbers becomes an increasing issue. This standard provides a mechanism to prevent this," said Mary Lou Bosco, AIM's Chief Operating Officer.

11 Jul 2023 - RFID & Wireless IoT Global 02-2023

"As the industry association that represents automatic identification and data capture technologies and innovation, AIM is the ideal home for the registration authority."

Those interested in learning more, can access detailed information about Registration Authority ISO/IEC 15961 on the AIM website.

Meet AIM Global and AIM Europe at the RFID & Wireless IoT tomorrow 2019 on October 29th & 30th in Darmstadt near Frankfurt, Germany.

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