Uniform Code Council, UCC
The nonprofit organization that overseas the Uniform Product Code, the barcode standard used in North America.
unique identifier, UID
A serial number that identifies the transponder.
The U.S. Department of Defense has also developed an identification scheme called UID.
universal product code, UPC
The barcode standard used in North America.
It is administered by the Uniform Code Council.
Write once, read many.
A tag that can be written to only once by the user; after that, the tag can only be read.
The transfer of data to a tag.
1. The rate at which information is transferred to a tag, written into the tag's memory and verified as being correct.
2. The rate at which information is transferred to a tag.
write-once and read-many tag, WORM
A tag that can be part or totally programmed once by the user and afterward only read others.
XML query language, XQL
A method of searching a database based on the extensible markup language (XML).
Files created using the Auto-ID Center’s Physical Markup Language can be searched using XQL.