Asset tags are identification tags attached to assets. Assets are defined as physical property, and fall into two primary categories:
- Fixed assets – Also known as infrastructure assets, fixed assets may include road signs, bridges, tunnels, water and sewer systems, dams and lighting systems, land, buildings, equipment, and machinery that is attached to a building.
- Moveable assets – Moveable assets refers to physical property, such as furniture or equipment, which are not part of or attached to a building. Moveable assets also includes commonly moved business items, such as computers and printers.