13 Apr '11, 4pm

New uses of RFID technology

New uses of RFID technology

SINGAPORE : Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology is finding new and interesting applications. Some are using it to test the latest needs of the market. Visitors to the RFID World Asia trade show literally had their hands full. Most of the papers, pamphlets and name cards usually end up in the trash can or on the floor. Now one company, Greenclay, said it has the solution - all one has to do is paste a sticker containing an RFID chip on one's phone, wave it in front of a special reader called "tap tap" at each vendor's booth and visitors can instantly choose the information they want from the vendor emailed to them. Vendors will also be able to gather data about people visiting their booths. Leonard Wee, CEO, Greenclay International, said: "The traditional way of introducing yourself to a friend is you take out your wallet, you give a name card and everyone exch...

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