The European legislation remains in line with international rules or standards. The latter are mentioned here when it seems necessary to understand the EU legislation.
The widespread adoption of RFID technologies depends on timely availability of Radio Spectrum in adequate quantity, suitable frequencies and bandwidth, and harmonization at global and European levels.
High frequencies, and especially UHF, are very important for the RFID development. Though they are more easily interrupted, such communications allow an extended read range, and this is essential for many applications in logistics and distribution. The band 840-960 MHz is essential for the development of logistical applications....