In Airport and Airlines, the standard is the barcode and we have a quality standard that the barcode must live up to – we guess this doesn’t fill a lot in daily operation today, as it is an industry-standard.
The RFID technology is still emerging there is still a lot of gray zones in an extremely competitive market. To help aviation in general to choose the right tag of good quality IATA made guides and resources available at their webpage.
To guarantee read rates of more than 99% we will need the used tag to lie up to the specifications from IATA.
Learn more at IATA’s website:
IATA – Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
IATA bag tag fact sheet