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The new RFID chips have a 128-bit ROM for storing a unique 38 digit GM
number, like their predecessor. Hitachi used semiconductor Here's a
miniaturization technology and electron beams to write data on the chip suggestion, GM
substrates to achieve the new, smaller size. execs...
Hitachi's mu-chips are already in production; they were used to prevent Pyro Dancin' to
ticket forgery at last year's Aichi international technology exposition. the Infernoptix
RFID 'powder,' on the other hand, is so much smaller that it can easily Beat
be incorporated into thin paper, like that used in paper currency and gift Loincloth and
certificates. skewers not
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Science fiction fans will have a field day with this new technology. In his X-Hawk
Active RFID using Wi-Fi 1998 novel Distraction, Bruce Sterling referred to bugged money: Fancraft Like
AeroScout: the leading Blade Runner
Wi-Fi Active RFID system They always played poker with European cash. There was Flying Car?
for asset visibility American cash around, flimsy plastic stuff, but most people Too bad she
wouldn't take American cash anymore. It was hard to take won't live - but
American cash seriously when it was no longer convertible then, who does.
outside U.S. borders. Besides, all the bigger bills were
Wipe Out Skin Tags bugged. (Read more about bugged money) Debris Cloud
Dermisil ® skin tag From Chinese
remover. Medically These tiny RFID tags could be worked into any product; combined with ASAT A
proven. Money back RFID readers built into doorways, theft of consumer goods would be Menace To
practically impossible. Space Lanes
Better duck in
These devices could also be used to identify and track people. For the debris belt.
Stoploss Retail Security example, suppose you participated in some sort of protest or other
Global Loss Prevention organized activity. If police agencies sprinkled these tags around, every Covert Iris
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Consultancy Investigation enough tag scanners. To Minority
To put it in the context of popular culture, see the picture below, which Look here, Mr.
was taken from the 1996 movie Mission Impossible. One of the IMF Anderton.
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Take a look at these earlier stories related to RFID, and consider how Water Australia
much easier it will be with tinier chips: RFID Sensor Tag Shower For Like
Disasters (gentle rain of RFID), RFID-Maki: Easy Payment Sushi (just Vaporators?
tag the sushi directly, then scan customer's stomach [no joke, see Give me a hand,
digestible tags]) and VeriChip Chairman Proposes RFID Chips For Luke.
Immigrants (just dust the border).
Via Pink Tentacle. Scroll down for more stories in the same category. Clothing
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