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By E. Trienen 2006-01-31 05:06:55 PM

A Mind Boggling Amount of Information
It's estimated that if Wal-Mart put an RFID chip in every item, it would generate two terabytes of data every second. That's one trillion bytes. "The only limits of the impact RFID can have on your business are the limits of your imagination,".

"It's already being used in innovative ways. For example, I visited a dairy farm recently, and I noticed that there was an antenna blinking on the ceiling. It turned out that it was reading chips located on the cows, detecting their whereabouts and alerting the farmers when a cow remained stationary for too long—a sign of sickness

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