As RFID (radio frequency identity tagging) expands into more…

December 29, 2008
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As RFID (radio frequency identity tagging) expands into more applications, the simple knowledge that a given tag was seen at a certain read point is sometimes inadequate. For some applications we’d like to know more. Was the tag moving or stationary? Which direction? How fast? How far away? Alien Technology’s new Intelligent Tag Radar (ITR) provides this and other information about the tag.
The Smarter Planet tumblelog is an outgrowth of IBM’s st


As RFID (radio frequency identity tagging) expands into more applications, the simple knowledge that a given tag was seen at a certain read point is sometimes inadequate. For some applications we’d like to know more. Was the tag moving or stationary? Which direction? How fast? How far away? Alien Technology’s new Intelligent Tag Radar (ITR) provides this and other information about the tag.
The Smarter Planet tumblelog is an outgrowth of IBM’s strategic initiative to help a world of smart systems emerge.

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