Can RFID Be Used to Track People?

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Ask The ExpertsCan RFID Be Used to Track People?
RFID Journal Staff asked 15 years ago

How can I leverage radio frequency identification to track individuals? And is there any hybrid technology available with which I can marry RFID with GPS?

—Name withheld


There are several hybrid RFID/GPS tags on the market, but I don't advocate using them to track people. Doing so without their knowledge is not just immoral—in some places, it is also illegal.

—Mark Roberti, Found and Editor, RFID Journal

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