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 RFID and some suppliers came from the retail supply chain – a very different market to libraries . In the fast moving world of RFID solutions appear and disappear rapidly. New tag technologies appear all the time making old ones obsolete.In retail such rapid change is welcomed. In a market where the priorities are speed of supply, greater accuracy and better margins data standards are practically non-existent and tags – and tag data – change almost as fast as the applications that use them. These solutions are not designed to be used by anyone else, Asda don’t share their RFID warehousing solutions with Tesco. So the solutions are “closed loop” – i.e. they are designed to work in a closed environment to perform a particular task. In the library world RFID tag remain in item for years and may outlast the equipment originally purchased to read them RFID and some suppliers came from the retail supply chain – a very different market to libraries . In the fast moving world of RFID solutions appear and disappear rapidly. New tag technologies appear all the time making old ones obsolete.In retail such rapid change is welcomed. In a market where the priorities are speed of supply, greater accuracy and better margins data standards are practically non-existent and tags – and tag data – change almost as fast as the applications that use them. These solutions are not designed to be used by anyone else, Asda don’t share their RFID warehousing solutions with Tesco. So the solutions are “closed loop” – i.e. they are designed to work in a closed environment to perform a particular task. In the library world RFID tag remain in item for years and may outlast the equipment originally purchased to read them
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 +==== Mobile devices ====
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 +Self service using mobile phones is enabled by [[https://​www.meescan.com/​about-us.html|meeScan]] which started 2015. Users use a free mobile app on their phones to check out items anywhere in the library. The transactions are carried out securely by the meeScan cloud server that keeps the connection to the library management system open and ready at all times.
  
 ===== Discussion Lists and interest groups ===== ===== Discussion Lists and interest groups =====
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   * [[http://​www.intrepidsecurity.com/​library-security/​|Intrepid]]   * [[http://​www.intrepidsecurity.com/​library-security/​|Intrepid]]
   * [[http://​www.nedaplibrary.com/​|Nedap]]   * [[http://​www.nedaplibrary.com/​|Nedap]]
 +  * [[https://​www.meescan.com/​about-us.html|meeScan]]
  
 ===== Who uses what RFID system ===== ===== Who uses what RFID system =====
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