Although it's estimated that RFID tags
now cost about 20 cents to 50 cents per tag
, some companies need to get that cost down to pennies to find a good return on investment.
It is also predicted that tags
will eventually be added to the major search engines including AOL Search, Google, MSN Search and Yahoo.
They have created tags
completely out of plastic materials with the right kinds of electronic properties to transmit radio signals efficiently.
THE TAGS IDENTIFY WHAT'S IN A SHIPMENT, WHERE IT IS AND ITS DESTINATION.
The 3G RFID tag
will allow the capability to pinpoint the exact location of supplies at any given time anywhere in the world.
Commenting on integrating Dragon Tag
, Michael Ohata, director of Business Reporting for Microsoft, said, "Finance professionals rely on Word and Excel to store and publish large amounts of information, and Dragon Tag
helps take this information to a new level.
The kind of tag
being used for this application also contains very little information (64-96 kb), Fletcher noted.
The support of the Worldwide Port System program management folks allowed us to gain proof of concept to use Radio Frequency Identification tag
data as the source for Worldwide Port System in-transit visibility updates in lieu of printing and scanning military shipping labels," said Harvey.