RFID technology in the apparel industry
With the rapid development of Internet of Things technology, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) has achieved great success in various fields of production. The application of RFID technology is also more and more extensive, and the clothing field is no exception. The RFID automatic identification technology is introduced in the garment production process to track the production process throughout the whole process, providing real-time and accurate data base of production and operation data. To provide strong support for the rapidly changing market situation. China is the world's largest consumer and producer of clothing. With the rapid improvement of people's living standards, the apparel industry has always been a very hot industry. RFID technology will set off a new wave in the apparel industry.
The clothing industry itself has many characteristics, namely: seasonality, regional differences, market changes, product types, etc. The dilemma faced by enterprises is that the management system is imperfect and the market competition is fierce. The clothing industry also has its own special industry characteristics, namely: product style, color, size and other characteristics determine the number of clothing with geometric growth trend, the sales system covers direct, wholesale, franchise and other industries. The apparel industry has limited its own and industry defects, and the future development has also encountered bottlenecks.
With the development of RFID technology, more companies are now paying attention to RFID technology solutions.
(1) Adjusting the flexibility of production: The monitoring and adjustment of the production line by the real-time production management system based on RFID technology can realize JIST management;
(2) Real-time monitoring of product quality: timely feedback and tracking of production information based on RFID technology ensures real-time analysis and processing of production quality, improving production quality and lower unnecessary waste;
(3) Saving production costs: reducing enterprise inventory, production time, and labor costs based on RFID technology;
The intelligent terminal design of the system includes four parts: CAN bus interface part, radio frequency identification part, LCD display and keyboard input part, digital input and output part, etc. The detailed description is as follows:
The CAN bus interface part: receives the command of the main control unit and sends a corresponding action signal according to the communication protocol (driving the electric control part to perform corresponding action), and can also send information to the main control unit according to the received main control machine command or the set program.
Radio frequency identification part: It can directly identify the smart hanger label in the moving line. In addition, the radio frequency identification technology can not only read the data of the electronic tag, but also can repeatedly write data through the terminal.
LCD display and keyboard input part: The terminal has human-computer interaction function, with LCD display and keyboard input part, digital input and output part, etc., can set required parameters or display indication status, and should also display the upper computer and console in real time. And the instructions and information passed by the smart hanger.
RFID technology enables industry brands to efficiently manage, retail management and internal management of the supply chain, enabling each product to quickly scan and read products, creating products from raw materials to semi-finished products, finished products, transportation, warehousing, distribution, shelves, and sales. Control of real-time data collection, such as return processing, and constantly establish a safe and reliable management model, which effectively helps enterprises to create a low-cost and efficient supply chain operation system.