IBM demos RFID tag with privacy protecting features

As use of radio frequency identification technology in supply chain settings progresses, industry experts have been devising ways to address consumer privacy concerns related to item level RFID tagging.

The latest to tackle the issue is IBM, which this week is expected to demonstrate its design for an RFID tag with a disabling feature that limits -- but doesn't kill -- a wireless chip's ability to broadcast item information. IBM demos RFID tag with privacy-protecting features - Computerworld

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 2nd May 2006 8:12AM