Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Articles on the technology of RFID

On the discussion on sensors everywhere and marketing, RFID is central.

"Radio-frequency identification (RFID) is an automatic identification method, relying on storing and remotely retrieving data using devices called RFID tags or transponders. The technology requires some extent of cooperation of an RFID reader and an RFID tag.
An RFID tag is an object that can be applied to or incorporated into a product, animal, or person for the purpose of identification and tracking using radio waves. Some tags can be read from several meters away and beyond the line of sight of the reader." Wikiepedia.

Below are som articles about the topic.

1 on "10 Best Uses for RFID Tags"

2 on "Attention, Shoppers: You Can Now Speed Straight Through Checkout Lines!". "Radio-frequency chips are retail nirvana. They're the end of privacy. They're the mark of the beast. Inside the tag-and-track supermarket of the future.".

3 Sara Perez from RWW on "5 Companies Building the "Internet of Things"".

4 on "Feature articles on RFID"

5 Collection of articles from TechNovelGy "RFID Information Technology Articles"

6 "Are you aiming too low with RFID?" PDF file.

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