RFID: What Are You Doing with It?

Clark, Douglas
July 2007
Hospitality Upgrade;Summer2007, p164
Trade Publication
The article introduces the specific benefits of radio frequency identification (RFID) systems to hotel industry. Since RFID identifies the location of the tag, it is used in passports including keyless auto entry, disposable transit tickets and electronic cash. Furthermore, it presents potential uses of RFID technology and its manual processes that can be replaced with savings in productivity, quality and marketing cost.


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