The following are a collection of comments and observations, in no particular order, about the current state of RFID technology:
High degree of confusion.
Exclusive in the short run.
Inclusive in the medium to long run.
No one has all the expertise.
Everyone is still learning.
Getting involved early is the best idea.
The following subsections examine each of these thoughts.
RFID today is characterized by hype and unbounded expectations on the one hand and sweeping negative opinions on the other. This dichotomy is enough to confuse business decision makers, let alone common people. Examples of such unrealistic comments are, “RFID will replace bar codes soon,” and “RFID can be used to ...