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Don't RFID me!

Privacy advocates are in a rage over recent legislation passed by the British government. Last week the U.K. Department for Transportation gave the "green-light" for RFID, Radio Frequency Identification, chipped license plates. The new license... More...

RFID System Prevented A Possible Infant Abduction

Radio-frequency identification technology from VeriChip Corp., a provider of security and identification technology, prevented the abduction of a baby late last week from the Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte, N.C. VeriChip's "Hugs" Infant Protection... More...

RFID - between spying and utility

It's the year 2010. You're watching your favorite news show to see what's happening in the crazy world of technology. The show is interrupted by commercials. You think this is a good time for a... More...

Patent Suit Roils RFID Standards Groups

RFID vendor Intermec is suing rival Matrics for patent infringement, in a case that could impact which emerging protocols are deployed with the technology. The Everett, Wash.-based Intermec, owned by UNOVA, said Matrics'... More...

VeriSign to operate RFID directory

EPCglobal, the industry organisation overseeing development of US standards for radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology, has selected VeriSign to operate the root directory of RFID product codes. Security software and services provider VeriSign operates... More...

Indian giant Infosys backs RFID

Indian information technology services and consulting company Infosys Technologies has thrown its support behind the controversial tracking technology known as RFID, or radio frequency identification. The inventory tracking system is designed to... More...

The RFID Imperative

The adoption of RFID technology is inevitable. Its transformational promise, huge. But the success of RFID in your business depends on your infrastructure. Here's what you need to add to your holiday to-do list ... More...

Wal-Mart Shelves RFID Experiment

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. last week canceled a closely watched experiment using radio-frequency identification systems to track individual merchandise. But rather than signal waning enthusiasm for RFID, the decision shows how companies are focusing on the... More...

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