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A Texas student who was suspended for refusing to wear a school ID containing a "spychip" has been allowed back in her former school. The school has also discontinued its policy of forcing students to carry badges embedded with RFID chips.
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Parents and students in a Texas city are protesting an initiative concerning the school's ID badges. Two schools are currently in a pilot program that involves new student IDs that contain tracking chips.
To prevent bike thefts and reclaim stolen bikes, many cities are using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology on bikes. The bikes will now be able to identify the owner of the bike and also communicate with the authorities when it is stolen.
Hitachi has developed a newer form of Radio Frequency Identification Chips (RFID) Tags. Their RFID powder has become the world’s smallest and thinnest RFID tags in the market. The size of this tag measures a measly 0.05 x 0.05 millimeters (0.002 inches)
A system that can track staff in an office, children in a theme park or medial equipment in a hospital is being tested in Hong Kong, a media report said Monday. A pilot system is under way at the Hong Kong Productivity Council.
From fake drugs to phoney purses, counterfeit products are spreading across the world. But wily businesses are fighting back with science and technology promising to protect their goods from criminal fakery.
RFID chips have been around since the mid-40's when they were used for aircraft identification purposes. However, today they're much smaller and cheaper, and have been used to track product movement by warehouses.
Demonstrations reveal potential security and privacy holes in a new generation of credit cards — cards whose data is relayed by radio waves without need of a signature or physical swiping through a machine
The supermarket of the past is racing toward a high tech future. And clever marketers are starting with their youngest consumers. Publix Supermarkets in the U.S. city of Atlanta, Georgia have begun testing TV Karts for toddlers. Moms can shop in peac...
RFID TECHNOLOGY IS QUICKLY BECOMING CORPORATE AMERICA’S WET DREAM AND A PRIVACY ADVOCATE’S WORST NIGHTMARE
Digital Journal — In November 2005, 28-year-old Brooklyn resident Mikey Sklar got himself tagged. He bought a small radio-frequency identific
RFID chip next to a grain of rice. This chip contains a radio-frequency electromagnetic field coil that modulates an external magnetic field to transfer a coded identification number when queried by a reader device. This small type is incorporated in consumer products, and even implanted in pets, for identification.