The chip itself can be as small as half a millimeter square – roughly the size of a tiny seed. Some RFID tags are thin enough to be embedded in paper. A ubiquitously RFID-tagged and networked world offers a transformational extension of the World Wide Web. It will become not just a World Wide Web of data , but also an World Wide Web of things .
RFID tags are already quite common in everyday life. Examples include proximity cards used as replacements for metal door keys, SpeedPass® payment devices, and the small dashboard plaques for automated toll payment. Tens of millions of pets around the world have surgically embedded RFID tags that made it easier to identify them should they become lost. Classic uses of RFID Oyster Cards Security key fobs Barcodes on products Automatic tolling of cars
Unicefs RFID lifeband for pregnant women, gives updates on when it’s time for check ups, when the woman is having the baby and vitals and location of the woman.
Printable RFID tags for groceries, will change the way we shop…simply swipe a bag and it’ll charge you automatically. www.psfk.com/.../future-of-retail-new- rfid -tags-could-reduce-lines-at-grocery-stores.html
According to a new data released by wireless analyst Chetan Sharma , more web enabled devices than humans subscribers were connected to the internet in the last quarter in US by AT&T and Verizon. While growth in human subscription sales is slowing down, it is devices such as digital picture frames, GPS systems and broadband TVs where the actual potential growth is.
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RFID and the Internet of Things Inspiration Session #5
<ul><li>A RFID (Radio-Frequency IDentification) tag consists of a small silicon microchip attached to an antenna. </li></ul>
<ul><li>An RFID tag is capable of transmitting a unique serial number a distance of up several meters in response to a query from a reading device. </li></ul>