Technology of the Week: RFID ~ Pinoy Reviews

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Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Technology of the Week: RFID

RFID or radio frequency identification is an identification method that relies on storiing and remotely retrieving data using RFID tags (Wikipedia). To give you a more accurate visual, try visiting a CD store and look at the back of the CD case. If you see a square tag with a maze-like surrounding, that's an RFID tag.

RFID Components usually include the RFID chips and the RFID Readers. You can identify any product, person, or just about anything with RFID tags. RFID chips are very small and some companies already embed it on their employees as additional security. With the right RFID components and an Embedded Computer, a person could make the ultimate spy gadget.