RFID Journal Blog
Why Motorola Should Focus on RFID
Posted By Mark Roberti, 09.27.2006
As Motorola integrates Symbol Technology's products and its own, Motorola should put RFID at the heart of its strategy.
Motorola's False Starts in RFID
Posted By Mark Roberti, 09.26.2006
It's not clear how much emphasis Motorola would give to Symbol's RFID efforts, if the proposed acquisition goes through, but Motorola doesn't exactly have a stellar track record in the RFID field.
RFID on Your Wrist
Posted By Mark Roberti, 09.08.2006
PayPass wristbands make it easy and convenient to buy hotdogs at the Giants’ football games.
Posted By Mark Roberti, 08.31.2006
The lawsuit filed by RFID World against Wal-Mart, Target, Pfizer and others is completely bogus.
Be Wary of RFID Advice Givers
Posted By Mark Roberti, 08.29.2006
Some who claim to be experts aren't really experts, but rather self-promoters with no history of helping end users achieve benefits from RFID.
RFID on Vacation
Posted By Mark Roberti, 08.22.2006
RFID-enabled wristbands really are a benefit to guests at the Great Wolf Lodge, as I learned firsthand.
What Retailers Really Want
Posted By Mark Roberti, 08.17.2006
Yes, they would like to find ways to encourage you to buy stuff, but legitimate retailers understand that their relationship with their customers is more important than one sale.
Travel Anxieties On the Rise
Posted By Mark Roberti, 08.15.2006
Concerns about the use of RFID in passports are small compared to the concerns travelers have about being the victim of terrorism.
The Security-Privacy Trade-Off
Posted By Mark Roberti, 08.11.2006
What the recent capture of terrorists plotting to blow up American planes departing from London means for electronic passports.
RFID Mandates on Drugs Might Not Be the Answer
Posted By Mark Roberti, 08.10.2006
A mandate from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration could jumpstart RFID adoption in the pharmaceutical sector—or it could create a sweeping backlash.
It’s Still RFID to Me
Posted By Mark Roberti, 08.08.2006
RFID vendor Gemalto claims it’s wrong to call the RFID transponders in e-passports RFID transponders. If it ain’t RFID…what is it?
Beware of RFID-enabled Terrorists
Posted By Mark Roberti, 08.07.2006
A security company has demonstrated how passports with embedded RFID transponders could be used to blow up Americans. Be afraid. Be very afraid.