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Chip shot: Using RFID to find stray balls

Aug 09, 2004This article was originally published by RFID Update.

August 9, 2004—Radar Golf offers an RFID-based device for all those golfers tired of hunting errant golf balls. For $249, the company's "Radar Golf System" includes a handheld scanning unit and a dozen chipped golf balls. When the golfer loses a ball, he turns on the scanning unit, which issues a series of "getting warmer, getting warmer, getting colder"-style beeps that indicate in which direction he should move to encounter the ball.

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