US-based Impinj has told Jane’s that its Monza radio frequency identification (RFID) solution will help airlines meet the demands of IATA Resolution 753.
This year, International Air Transport Association (IATA) is prioritising the adoption of RFID at 14 major airports worldwide, and Impinj believes that its technology could reduce the number of mishandled bags by up to 25% as early as 2022. Wendy Werblin, director of strategic and industry partnership, said that “if an airline was 97% efficient with traditional barcode scanning, RFID could improve this to 99% – a seemingly small jump that means something in the order of four million bags”.
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