RFID: An Oddly Engaging Technology
RFID seems to have become both a tool and a toy that is accessible to the
Unlike bar codes -- which didn't really catch on with the
general public until the advent of smart phones and 2D symbols for social media
and augmented reality -- RFID seems to have been embraced by a wide range of
people for a variety of novel and practical uses. Artists, technophiles,
college students and farm families have all developed systems using RFID with
essentially off-the-shelf tags and readers (albeit with some modifications).
What does this mean for the future of RFID?
Publication date: August 2011