Frequently Asked Questions Will RFID replace bar codes? It’s very unlikely. Bar codes are inexpensive and effective for certain tasks, but RFID and bar codes will coexist for many years. BACK Related Questions What is RFID? Is RFID better than using bar codes? Is RFID new? If RFID has been around so long and is so great, why aren’t all companies using it? What has prevented RFID from taking off until now? What have the initial benefits of RFID technology been? In what ways are companies using RFID today? What are some of the most common applications for RFID? What is automatic identification? Have a question not answered in our FAQ? Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.