Teen Launches RFID Music Player for Elderly, Children

By Claire Swedberg

The Juuke Box, using RFID cards to select and play music, was designed to amuse the grandmother of the inventor's girlfriend, and has led to pre-orders, a second version's development and a search for investors.

A Norwegian teenager has proven that radio frequency identification technology deployments need not always require an engineering background or large investors. Andreas Sundgot Nordstrand designed and built an RFID-enabled music player for his girlfriend Christina Jakobsen's grandmother that enables her to easily select and play the music of her choice, even though she suffers from cancer and dementia. [caption id="attachment_187237" align="alignleft...

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