TITLE

RFID: Ready For Industry Doubters?

AUTHOR(S)
Moorman, Robert W.
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Air Transport World;Jun2007, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p75
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on radio frequency identification (RFID) technology. The author inferred that the adoption of RFID technology by various industries, including airline firms, have been very slow because of the implementation costs, resistance to switching from existing technology, and budgetary demands. Pratt & Whitney manager Dave Loda stated that aerospace does not readily embrace RFID without extensive testing because the amount of investment required is very significant.
ACCESSION #
25526267

 

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