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Using RFID in the automotive industry — Transmission

How can manufacturers keep up with their products?

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RFID technology is a staple in inventory management for retailers and warehouses so the technology isn’t new. However, one chip-providing company is expanding its tech into the automotive landscape to track parts like tires. 

Grace Sharkey and Sebastian Blanco talk about the way RFID tech is being used to track components throughout the automotive building process with Impinj’s Carl Brasek.

The three run through the way RAIN RFID is currently being used and how the tech could help make vehicle maintenance easier in the future. 

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Kaylee Nix

Kaylee Nix is a meteorologist and reporter for FreightWaves. She joined the company in November of 2020 after spending two years as a broadcast meteorologist for a local television channel in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Kaylee graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2018 and immediately made the Tennessee Valley her home. Kaylee creates written summaries of FreightWaves live podcasts and cultivates the social media for FreightWaves TV.