IoT Tag Technologies

Several different tag technologies are used in Internet of Things tag projects. They should be thought of as separate, yet complementary tools; each with its own intended purpose and pros/cons. Often times projects will use more than one tag technology to create an overall effective solution.

Typical Range1″6″ to 10 ft1 ft to 30 ft1 ft to 100 ftNone
Tag Cost$$$$$$$$$$$
Unique IDYesNoYesYesYes
User MemoryYesYesYesLimitedNo
Mobile OS SupportMost AndroidAll iOS and AndroidFew AndroidAll iOS and AndroidAll
Mobile App RequiredNoYesYesYesNo