Behind the RFID-standards brawl

Friday, 6 August 2004, 11:05 AM EST

These are the early days of RFID (radio frequency identification) deployment. This means many things: Companies that hit on the right combination of processes and technology could come out far ahead of their competitors. Certainly, that is the hope of Wal-Mart.

The technology also holds great promise in a number of areas that range from national security -- as can be seen from the Department of Defense's interest in it -- to aggregate supply chain management for corporations, to specific consumer applications (smart shopping carts, for example). Because these are all new initiatives, any or all could fail.

By Erika Morphy at NewsFactor.

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