An implausible new self-published science fiction novel is based around the silly premise of radio frequency identification being used to control the masses and create a dictatorship.
The nation is poised to require all of its citizens to obtain electronic passports with embedded RFID technology by next year. Could other countries follow this example?
German technology startup Compike is selling its social-distancing tracker technology through partners around the world to provide plug-and-play tracing data about contact within less than 2 meters, which is shared only if an individual tests positive for COVID-19.
Companies that offer IoT products often prioritize functionality, availability and accessibility, but security and privacy must be more than mere afterthoughts.
A trending Facebook post claims the U.S. government is using the coronavirus pandemic to embed RFID chips in everyone. Don't believe everything you read.
Data privacy can only be guaranteed when users make their own informed decisions regarding device use.
It's vital to get warehouse personnel excited about RFID, BLE and other IoT-enabled technologies in order to create avenues that can drive innovation and deliver value.
The company, based in France and Hong Kong, is selling an ID card for the hospitality industry that leverages Near Field Communication, as well as biometrics and acoustic signals, to vary the level of security for access control, payments and VIP services.
Bergen Airport to leverage BLIP Systems' technology to reduce wait times ••• RAIN RFID Alliance announces retail brands worldwide adopting UHF RFID ••• Schreiner ProTech intros RFID label for container management ••• CEVA's Bluetooth 5 Low Energy IP certified with Ellisys' Bluetooth compliance tester ••• Global Net Solutions Offers IoT badge-based security system ••• Runtime announces commercial support for Thread ••• CAEN RFID releases Bluetooth UHF RFID key fob reader.
As product managers rush to deliver a new multichannel experience, customers will need increased control of their personal data—even more so than in the context of traditional mobile-app surfing, shopping and the like.