Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Adoption Stalls

February, 2007


Although the promises of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) are great, the adoption rate of RFID technology has stalled significantly in the last year. What went wrong? This article examines RFID adoption statistics in the U.S. and Canada by industry sector, and reports the ROI experiences of organizations that have implemented RFID. It also analyzes the factors that are contributing to the slow-down in RFID adoption rates along with the applications and environments where RFID appears to be showing the strongest success. (10 pp., 6 figs.)
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