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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.

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Accounting Information Systems

11th Edition
Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337552127
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Accounting Information Systems

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

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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.

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