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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is RAIN?

A: RAIN is an industry alliance much like the Bluetooth SIG and Wi-Fi Alliance.


Q: What is the relationship between RAIN and AIM?

A: RAIN is an AIM Global Alliance. AIM is the AIDC industry leader dating back to 1972.


Q: What will RAIN do?

A: RAIN will promote awareness, education, and initiatives to accelerate UHF RFID growth and adoption in business and consumer applications worldwide. RAIN will deliver consistent, focused messaging about the benefits of UHF RFID to end users and consumers alike.


Q: When was the RAIN RFID Alliance formed?

A: The RAIN RFID Alliance is an organization founded in April 2014 by Google, Intel, Impinj, Smartrac and AIM.


Q: What is the RAIN RFID standard?

A: RAIN RFID uses the EPC Gen2 UHF RFID specification, incorporated into the ISO/IEC 18000-63 standard.