11.1. Current Hurdles to Using RFID
The following are some of the main hurdles cited for not using RFID in a business:
Too complex/does not work
Existing solutions suffice
Does not offer any business advantages
Does not apply
The following subsections take a closer look at these reasons and some ways to bypass these roadblocks.
11.1.1. Too Expensive
This is probably the most common factor cited for not using RFID. Although RFID tags and readers are not some of the cheapest items available today, the prices are falling rapidly, and the technology is improving at an impressive rate. Therefore, if RFID is dismissed today solely based on this factor, the business is strongly advised to revisit its business cases at least once in the next ...