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Accounting Information Systems

11th Edition
Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127

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Accounting Information Systems

11th Edition
Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127
Textbook Problem

Compare bar codes and radio frequency identification (RFID) tags by placing a check mark in the appropriate box to indicate which technology is preferred, based on each of the criteria listed below.

Criteria Bar Code RFID Tag
Need to be a geek to understand the concept.
Need to see to read.
Least expensive.
Oldest.
Currently necessary for logistics at UPS and FedEx.
Reading of data affected by laws of physics. Can require significant data storage.
Can be read at highway speeds. Dominates supply chain.
Useful for tracking medicines.
Protects privacy better.
Tracks hospital patients and equipment.

Summary Introduction

To compare: The barcodes and RFID.

Introduction:

Accounting Information System (AIS) is said to be the specialized subsystem of the Information System (IS). AIS can be used in the business events for the purpose of collecting, processing, and reporting the financial information.

Explanation

Given table:

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