Industrial Networks Blog

Industrial Networks (INet) is the leading provider of railyard automation and data acquisition systems for manufacturing and shipping operations in North America. Our expertise touches operations run by rail shippers, short line and Class I railroads, trucking, marine freight, and more. Beginning in the early 90's, the Class I railroads adopted a form of passive Radio-Frequency Identification, Automated Equipment Identification (AEI), as their form of tracking railcars.

How AEI Tag Readers Can Make Your Life of Logistics Easier

Automatic Equipment Identification (AEI) tag readers are a form of radio-frequency identification (RFID) system used in the railroad industry. When AEI was released in the 1990's, the hardware and data-collection accuracy exceeded expectations for the railroad industry. Today, almost all North American railroad equipment has AEI tag readers, and this has satisfactory results for the railroad companies. 

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