Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology is a reliable, accurate method of conveying critical information from point to point. Well established digital data transfer standards ensure complete and accurate exchange of critical data at almost instantaneous speeds. Unlike bar codes, RFID possesses larger data storage capability meaning more information is available. RFID tags are embedded in the filters which make the data available at point of use, where you need it, and inherently less susceptible to mechanical damage. Finally, RFID does not require a specific orientation to be read, eliminating the need for human intervention, thus lending itself to reliable automated processes.