The COVID 19 pandemic has once again shown how essential the sterilization and disinfection of medical equipment and accessories are in healthcare. In addition to chemical methods, physical processes are also used. These often require the use of high-tech equipment that uses UV, plasma or gamma rays. However, the handling of devices and technologies of this kind requires training. To ensure that legal requirements are met and that only qualified personnel have access, manufacturers and hospitals are increasingly relying on authentication via RFID (radio frequency identification). Read the following article to find out what requirements the industry has with regard to the performance and appearance of RFID readers.