Gartner: Global RFID Sales To Hit $1.2 Billion This Year, $3.5 Billion By 2012

Global RFID revenue is expected to hit $1.2 billion this year and $3.5 billion in the next four years, according to new Gartner projections. This year's figures represents an almost 31 percent increase from last year.

Gartner reported that the leading segments were discrete manufacturing (21 percent), national and international government (20 percent), transportation (20 percent) and then retail (14 percent).