RFID or Barcode? Barcode or RFID? We’ve heard this question ever since we started working with RFID back in the early 2000s and there isn’t just one simple answer. As an impartial provider offering both technologies, we can help customers determine which course to take in the Barcode vs RFID debate.
Western Illinois University shares a challenge with most campus-based institutions: keeping track of a staggering amount of property spread across acres of facilities. Moreover, WIU students and equipment are on two campus locations more than 80 miles apart.
Barcode Labels For Every Application That Work & Last
Our barcode asset tags are designed for durability and clarity for all your asset tracking needs. Whether you need standard polyester roll label barcode tags or barcoded metal nameplates we have a product to fit your needs in every size and style.
OK, so you're thinking of implementing a fixed asset tracking system. There are so many different things to consider hardware, software, even the asset tags themselves. It might come as a surprise that the one thing companies may take for granted (the actual asset tag) has a huge impact on the bottom line - and not in the way you might think.
Take a look at the following example.
Tagging 10,000 Assets
You can’t turn on the news these days without hearing about how the economy is affecting one thing or another.
I would like to take a radical glass is half full approach and look at how today’s economy could potentially have a positive impact on something – asset tracking. We all know budgets are tight and a lot of new equipment purchases are being delayed. Isn’t that the perfect time to do an internal inventory of the equipment you already have?
RFID tags or bar code labels? It's the age old question and depending on who you ask and what their relationship is to that particular tracking technology you will probably get a different answer. My answer - it depends. There truly are many different factors which need to be considered when selecting a tracking technology.