From the Trenches—Deploying Airline Baggage-Tracking Infrastructure at 120 Airports Worldwide

By Doug

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Each year, Delta Air Lines’ customers check more than 120 million bags as they travel. In 2016, Delta became the first airline to roll out RFID bag tags and provide customers with real- time tracking of their luggage throughout their travel experience. RFID Global Solution teamed up with IBM to lead the design and deployment of a system comprising 4,600 scanners, 3,800 RFID printers and 600 pier and claim readers, integrated to enable the hands-fre...

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