You can feel it in the air, it's summertime! Students get RFID diplomas in the UAE. NFC mobile payment gathering more momentum. Airline RFID solutions win awards. More accurate running with RFID.
School's out, but not in
Intriguing news fly in from United Arab Emirates, where more
than 30 universities and educational institutions are implementing
RFID solution to fight forgery. University certificate is equipped with RFID label
when they are issued to students. This, besides of stepping the
game up against forgery, also makes database management faster.
There is no need to enter student data manually to government's
Money moving from pocket to pocket
Mobile paying has been on the tip of our tongues for several
years now, and now we are starting to see customer-attracting
solutions. Paypal has introduced a smartphone-based
peer-to-peer -paying system that utilizes NFC. The grand vision
of having only a smartphone in your pocket might be a bit
RFID up in the air
News from the airlines, again! This time from down under, as Australian airline Qantas has won The Airline
Strategy Awards 2011 for its Q Cards and Q Bag Tags. While
Qantas is not the first airline to use RFID technology to speed up
processes, its "innovative Q Bag Tag and faster, smarter check-in
have developed its scope beyond any previous use. " The Q Bag Tag,
is different than previously used single-use bag tags. This
permanent tag automatically synchronizes the luggage information
with traveler's boarding pass. This works also with online
check-ins, as traveler can just drop his luggage at a baggage drop
Keep running - and then tweet about
Running is one of the most primitive ways of keeping yourself in
shape, but the 21th century running is anything else than old
skool. Even if you are running by yourself, you can engage your
family and even strangers to follow your sprints over the web or on
a smartphone. Automatic social network updates on your progress
provide great information and even motivation boost to your
friends. When it is time to compete against somebody else than you,
RFID steps in. New York Marathon uses RFID-tags on shoes and race
numbers to get better data during the run and to post the
all-important results quicker.
Want to know about RFID in fashion? www.rfid-in-fashion.com is your stepping
RFIDArena has been enjoying a growing success on Facebook, go check it out!
Folks at Nordic ID have been enjoying well-deserved holidays,
recharging their battery packs with plans ranging from
Central-European car trips to sailing holidays in the Finnish
archipelago. Who will have the best tan of the company?