Given the pressures on radio frequency identification (RFID) middleware vendors, pure-play middleware suppliers will likely either diversify or get absorbed by larger companies. All RFID vendors, regardless of category, will tend to form partnerships to hasten time to market.
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like Hewlett Packard , Texas Instruments , Philips , AT&T , NCR , and Cisco Systems are focusing on the RFID market, and it is currently not clear what role these large technology companies will play, whether it will involve platform integration, middleware, or even business applications that leverage RFID technology. One thing is for certain, however, these new entrants have the resources and monetary clout to make a large investment in RFID technology. Like the RFID market in general, middleware is