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1) Package detection

The use of sensors to identify the presence of an object typically to actuate another device for the process of identification, sorting, sizing, etc.

2) Pouch placard system

An identification/labeling procedure that utilizes plastic or paper pouches to house or container any necessary paperwork that should accompany a container, pallet or box.

3) Radio control

A communication medium through which motor, drives and controls receive direction over radio waves emitted from hand-held and equipment mounted transmitters.

4) Radio controlled

Means by which a material handling device or piece of equipment is controlled by receiving commands via radio frequencies sent to an onboard receiver.  Allows the equipment or device to be controlled remotely and out of harm's way.

5) Radio frequency

A communication medium by which motor and controls are directed by means of high and low frequency radio transmission directives.  Often referred to as a Wireless Controls .

6) Read/Write Tag

Technology that allows for a identification tag to be programmed and revised while the tag is still on the container, rack or pallet.

7) RF

Acronym for Radio Frequency .

8) RFID

Radio frequency identification