Glossary Of RfidTerms

Glossary Of Rfid Terms -- H

2020-04-10 11:07:40 M&W SmartCard 41


A term sometimes used to describe the way passive tags gather energy from an RFID reader antenna.


This is generally considered to be from 3 MHz to 30 MHz. HF RFID tags typically operate at 13.56 MHz. They can be read from less than 3 feet away and transmit data faster than low-frequency tags. But they consume more power than low-frequency tags.

Host system

A computer on a network, which provides services to users or other computers on that network.

Hybrid card

A smart card that has both a contactless IC and a contact IC. Unlike a dual interface card, a hybrid card acts as two separate cards.


A retardation of an effect when the forces acting upon a body are changed. When corrugated boxes and other materials absorb water and then dry, they are never as RF-friendly as they were before they became moist.


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