“You could buy a reader and a tag from one company but you couldn’t use other companies’ tags. Today it’s common for technology to be licensed to many distributors and manufacturers,” he says.
Companies can now integrate a wide range of data, explains Moore. Usually the technology is available in packaged programs or integrators can develop packages specific to a company’s requirements. So cost and implementation are becoming a lot more attractive.
“For instance, the same RFID tag can be used for yard management, access control, fuel pump access, and other applications so companies have control over where their assets are and how they are performing,” says Moore.