RFID & Travel Archive

From GS1.org: “Just like the internet did years ago, RFID-Technology is set to revolutionise people’s life and work these days. Consumers will benefit from better and safer products and services. GS1 EPCglobal has designed this website for you – to find out more about a fascinating technology.” The Discover RFID site has also been established […]

From Engadget: “Most interesting is a new project in Tokyo’s Ginza shopping district, which is getting blanketed with 10,000 RFID tags, along with other “beacons” to help out tourists and shoppers make their way around the area. The system includes a handheld device, featuring a 3.5-inch OLED touchscreen, RFID, infrared, 429MHz wireless (for hooking up […]

Yet another positive application of RFID technology for travellers is the use of the technology by an increasing number of airports around the world. The RFID technology helps airports to more rapidly and accurately sort and ensure your luggage makes the flight. At the same time, from a security perspective it ensures that luggage loaded […]

In today’s global environment the potential for terrorism both at home and abroad has increased dramatically. Many countries have already or will soon introduce RFID passports to make these documents more secure and difficult to create false documents. Most would agree any such steps which can be taken to ensure those boarding your plane or […]