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RFID tag system allows you to pay for your parking easily

08/03/2011, When it comes to entering paid car parks, sometimes the angle of the ticketing machine may be angled weirdly which will make it inconvenient for you to reach out and grab the ticket. Having to line up at the cashier or auto pay machine when you’re done...

RFID tags in hotel towels cut down on theft levels

04/26/2011, Travelers can be a peculiar lot – just ask any hotel manager and they will tell you that in their long years of service, they would have come across many different kinds of personalities as well as customers who will have the strangest requests...

RFID drink machine says “Change? What change?”

04/05/2011, The idea of a drink vending machine is a cool one to say the least, and is definitely a departure from having someone in the flesh prepare a drink for you. Apart from that, it beats having to go to the nearest convenience store to pick up your favorite...

Item-level RFID tags get support from major retailers

02/09/2011, If you’re fussy about privacy and not fond of Big Brother, then this probably is bad news for you. ABI Research has released a report stating that more than three-quarters of a billion RFID tags will be used in global apparel markets in 2011 and big...

IDEO C60 Redux RFID Music Player

12/12/2010, Design studio IDEO has recently come up with a cool device that is dubbed the C60 Redux. If you’re feeling nostalgic, this setup allows you to blend the past with current technology. This device features a turntable and a set of cards. Each of these...

RFID tags to avoid gas leaks

10/04/2010, [CEATEC 2010] Tagged World is showing a simple RFID application that could be used to retrofit entire natural gas infrastructures (ca$h-ing) to improve their safety/efficiency. By replacing existing valves with an RFID-enabled one, maintenance workers can...

Nokia Smartphone With RFID Hits The FCC?

08/19/2010, FCC filings for an unnamed Nokia smartphone show an interesting feature. Seems that Nokia has submitted a device that sports RFID support, which could possibly indicate the possibility of future mobile payments via your phone. The phone supports WCDMA on...

Move Your Speakers To Mix Your Music Via RFID Tags

05/30/2010, Can’t think of a cool way to make hack your speakers? Some folks out there seem to have put some effort into coming up with a RFID-supporting pair of speakers. What it does is it can read the orange squares on the floor, which are tags, and play the...

Memorial RosettaStone Tablet Gives You A Message From The Grave

03/21/2010, Having a tombstone that sports some fancy electronics certainly isn’t a new idea, but that hasn’t stopped the Phoenix-based company, Objecs, to take another crack at it. The company has come up with the Memorial RosettaStone Tablet, allowing...

Attach A RFID Reader To Your iPhone

03/15/2010, While there are already rumors that the next generation iPhone, possibly the iPhone 4G, might sport built-in RFID technology, there’s nothing stopping you from attaching a RFID device to your current iPhone, as can be seen by the latest gadget...

Verayo Touts Unclonable RFID Chips

03/08/2010, When a security company comes out and announces that its next-generation RFID ICs are unclonable, you can be sure that the company will attract a lot of attention, though the question is whether the attention is the desired type (potential customers), or...

RFID record player

02/09/2010, Have you ever wondered what a real world Cover Flow would be like? Wonder no more with Matt Brown’s invention – the RFID record player that is capable of playing songs on a turntable that interestingly enough, does not turn at all. This is...