Research Laboratory of Electronics at MIT RFID Check In/Check Out

Background: The Research Laboratory of Electronics (RLE) at MIT is one of the university’s largest interdepartmental academic research centers.

Challenge: Staff at RLE had difficulty locating files within its two storage rooms, as there was no access control for what went in and out of storage.

Solution: Barcoding provided a document tracking system using and RFID interpreter in conjunction with a custom software application.

Results: RLE eliminated manual, time-consuming searches for files, and consolidated all its files into one room.