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Parents track kids using chip technology

Jul 26, 2004This article was originally published by RFID Update.

July 26, 2004—Theme park child-tracking is quickly gaining traction as a consumer-facing niche in RFID. The Great America park in California and Denmark's Legoland have both recently rolled out systems in which children and family members wear RFID-tagged bracelets during their day at the park. Should a child become lost or separated, RFID readers around the park ping the child's tag, effectively locating the child. Of course, such an RFID application raises serious questions of privacy and monitoring.

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