OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. -- Information technology (IT) channel companies report that their customers are showing more interest in radio frequency identification (RFID), according to a survey by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA).
The survey of 155 IT companies found 46 percent of their customers implemented one or more RFID solutions, either as pilot projects or production deployments, up from 34 percent in 2007.
RFID products and services IT companies say they're delivering include:
- Hardware installation and maintenance (62 percent)
- Consulting (46 percent)
- Training (43 percent)
- Software implementations (40 percent)
"RFID offers adopters of the technology a number of benefits, from improvements in manufacturing, inventory and distribution processes, to reduced costs for product theft, spoilage or obsolescence," said Todd Thibodeaux, president and chief executive officer, CompTIA.
For more information, visit http://www.comptia.org.