How Much Do the RFID Tags Used for Tollways Cost?

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Ask The ExpertsHow Much Do the RFID Tags Used for Tollways Cost?
RFID Journal Staff asked 12 years ago

Are they expensive?

—Name withheld


It depends. Most tollway systems employ active RFID transponders. From what I have heard from the government entities controlling these roads, tags cost around $25 apiece. Some companies have introduced passive tags that cost a lot less, but because these tags don't broadcast a signal, as active tags do, the reliability is not as high. Passive RFID labels that you can place on a windshield usually cost around $2 to $5 each.

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