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How Do I Transition From Magnetic Stripe To RFID?
Jan 16, 2019
How do I transition from magnetic stripe to RFID?

The transition from magnetic stripe to RFID technology is more common today as the security of a magnetic stripe has been compromised with the increase of credit card fraud. Magnetic stripe cards are easier to duplicate compared to RFID technology (this is one of the main reasons credit card companies are moving from magnetic stripe to smart cards.)

There are two steps to move from magnetic stripe to RFID:

  • Replace your magnetic stripe cards or key tags with RFID cards

  • Update your card or key tag readers from magnetic stripe to RFID technology

How do I transition from barcodes to RFID?


The transition from barcode to RFID technology is very common today as barcode technology is easy to duplicate and often wears off the card or key tag.

There are two steps to move from barcode to RFID:

  • Replace your barcode cards or key tags with RFID cards

  • Update your card or key tag readers from barcode to RFID technology