On Wed, 09 Mar 2011 02:25:32 -0500, JF Mezei
Post by JF Mezei
A few years ago, when RFID was all the rage, there had been decisions to
move baggage tagging to RFID based sysrem.
Has anyone actually implemented this for real ? Or is this still at a
"proof of concept" stage ? Or have they tried it and realised that bar
code paper tags are still better ?
As far as I know, the answer is no. The big problem with RFID is cost.
Since the industry has lost a pile of money in the past decade, the
industry has been very reluctant to make an invetments that are
There isn't any real evidence that the savings from going to RFID in
mishandled and lost baggage would pay for increased costs associated
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