The age of mobile Internet of Things is approaching, and dua
Time：2018-05-16 / Popularity：
"The fervor of 'new retail' has a dual impact on RFID. The challenges and opportunities are the same. "
According to relevant statistics, there are about 200,000 unmanned retail cabinets on the market in 2017, and it will exceed one million in 2018. In the next three to four years, it will reach a total of 6 million units.
The current main cost structure of passive RFID tags is: about 0.5 cents($600 / 120,000) for tag chips, about 1 cent for tag antennas, and about 1 cent for tag inlay materials, totaling 3 cents, converted into about 20 cents for RMB. There is still cost pressure for businesses.In addition, in the current unmanned retail scene, there are many small products, the cost of manual posting of RFID labels can not be saved, and it is easy to fall off some goods(including the theft of goods caused by artificial vicious tearing), and it can only be used once. It is very wasteful. There are always problems such as the difference in the general beauty of the posting method.
According to statistics, the global amount of RFID electronic labels used in 2017 has exceeded 10 billion, indicating that the overall demand for RFID in the whole society is huge. However, there are many constraints: cost factors, business and application model innovations, performance factors, technological innovations, To C(consumer) factors, application platform innovations, etc..
The application of RFID on the consumer side can be simply divided into two phases:
In phase 1.0 of RFID consumer applications, the main thing that the public can understand is the 13.56 MHz NFC technology. It began with the creation of NFC by Philips and Sony in 2004, followed by Nokia's launch and mass production of NFC features in 2005. 3220, Finally, Apple iPHONE 6 was launched in 2014. NFC technology was popularized by high-end mobile phone users. There are many types of NFC mobile phones that can now be seen on the market, such as: Samsung S8, Xiaomi 6, Huawei Mate 9, Hammer T1 and dozens of other models.The next step will be RFID consumer application stage 2.0, which is the era of mobile Internet of Things. Because when NFC became the standard for mobile phones, it used the ecology of the mobile phone standard NFC to seamlessly introduce RFID as the killer application for the next generation of smart phones. However, due to the characteristics of the frequency, 13.56 MHz does not meet the needs of each application scene, so the industry has begun to advocate dual-frequency chip design ideas. RFID and NFC chip combination, It will help consumers to carry out a series of new applications such as security traceability, real name certification, new retail, personal and physical positioning, asset management, mobile payment, public transportation, property management, and security access to daily necessities such as food and medicine at any time and place.
The interconnecting mobile Internet of things will have far greater impact on people's living and clothing than the mobile Internet. In the future, everyone is expected to have a mobile Internet of things mobile phone. It is expected that by 2020, important products such as food, medicine, and chemical products will be traced back to the country. Finally, the realization of intelligent agricultural objects network, Anti-Counterfeiting tracing, and e-commerce applications.