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Obstacles Still Confronting RFID

This article considers what have come to be accepted as some of the biggest obstacles to successful widespread RFID adoption.
Sep 07, 2004This article was originally published by RFID Update.

September 7, 2004—This article considers what have come to be accepted as some of the biggest obstacles to successful widespread RFID adoption: tag prices are stubbornly hanging well above the 5-cent goal; tags themselves are far from perfect, with only 80% to 90% read successfully; liquid and metal, elements found commonly in the supply chain, seriously interfere with RFID tag-reader communication; a standard has yet to be introduced; and finally, the dream of an "Internet of things" remains just that, with few recent developments other than the selection of Verisign as leading functionary.

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