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Categories<p>Archive for category: "Supply Chain"<p>Discover modern manufacturing. Industrie 4.0 enables cyber-physical communication that’s faster and …

Artist Embeds RFID Chip in His Hand to Spread GIF Art

"Think of it as a changeable, digital net art tattoo."<p>Anthony Antonellis marked another milestone for the body-hacking movement, implanting an RFID chip encased in glass into his hand. The tiny chip can transmit an animated GIF that he's stored in it through a tiny antenna. He can swap out the …

How to Use RFID Technology | Inc.com

<b>It's in the keycard</b> you wave to enter a secure office building. It's in the key fob you use to speed your gas purchases and the devices that let you zip through toll lanes on the highway.<p>You might not have heard of radio frequency identification, or RFID, but you probably encounter it every day. …

Want An RFID Chip Implanted Into Your Hand? Here's What The DIY Surgery Looks Like

Amal Graafstra snaps on a pair of black rubber gloves. “Do you want to talk about pain management techniques?” he asks. The bearded systems administrator across the table, who requested I call him “Andrew,” has paid Grafstra $30 to have a radio-frequency identification (RFID) chip injected into the …

How RFID chips & virtual currency could bring some sanity back to SXSW

There is nothing more disappointing than shelling out major money for an event badge, meticulously planning your agenda, and showing up to the event only to find all the sessions you were looking forward to are overbooked.<p>For attendees of the annual South by Southwest Interactive Festival, this has …

RFID Credit Cards Are Easy Prey for Hackers, Demo Shows

It's been known for some time that there are security issues associated with the increasing use of RFID tags in credit cards, but this past weekend afforded a fresh demonstration of just how easy it is for hackers to take advantage of them.<p>Onstage at the Shmoocon hacker conference in Washington, …

Visa And MasterCard Add Encryption For RFID Fears

As RFID chips rolled out in credit cards, steel wallet sales rose–a response to fears of data theft. This month, Visa and MasterCard add a layer of data encryption to the chips. But apparently, the freak-out has already faded.<p><i>Click to enlarge</i><p>[<i>Wallet: Manifeesto via Shutterstock</i>]

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Skinny RFID tags could soon show up embedded in paper

Two new developments in RFID research could pave the way for tags that are thinner, cheaper, and more versatile. Using new materials and cutting-edge …

RFID - Radio Frequency Identification

Definition: <b>RFID</b> - <b>Radio Frequency Identification</b> - is a system for tagging and identifying portable equipment, consumer products, and even living …

Airbus shows off Bag2Go suitcase with RFID

<b>Airbus is attempting to solve the perennial problem of lost luggage with a new prototype suitcase called Bag2Go.</b><p>Bag2Go looks like a regular suitcase …

The Technology That Allows Developers To Cheaply Build Mobile Apps Across Platforms Is Here

In a new report from BI Intelligence, part of our series on HTML5 and mobile, we explain the state of HTML5 and hybrid app technologies, look at the different development platforms such as Sencha, PhoneGap and Titanium, explore the reasons why hybrid app development has taken off, and discuss how …

HTML5, the mother of all confusion, finally explained

The presentation explains what's HTML5 about and how needs to be applied to solve the device and platform fragmentation in practice. While at it, the crucial concepts adaptive design and single-page apps are introduced.

Microsoft white space rollout building fast | Business Weekly | Technology News | Business news | Cambridge and the East of England

Microsoft is gaining real traction in its strategy to roll TV white space technology into smart city networks around the world – principally Africa …

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Google pushes TV white space to connect rural Africa | | IT News Africa – Africa's Technology News Leader

August 13, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms<p>Earlier this year, search engine giant Google teamed up with the Independent Communications Authority of South …

Native is good. HTML5 as well.

Readers of Whitespace may already know that I'm a big fan of web and HTML5 but that doesn't mean I don't like native apps. I believe that they will …

Next-generation wireless networks: From Gigabit Wi-Fi to white space

Wireless technology is evolving on all fronts — in personal, local and wide area networks — and in some surprising directions. Here are the latest …

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Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

This Space Intentionally Left White

Looking for an edge over your competition? Searching for an untapped market? Try slowing down to see more, two hours at a time.<p>In 2004, the BBC Symphony Orchestra gave a performance of the modern classic 4′ 33″ by John Cage, a composition famous for its counterintuitive focus on the sounds of music …

FCC Approves First Device to Run in the “White Spaces”

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved the first device to run in the so-called “white spaces” between TV channels.<p>The product …

Consumer 'White Spaces' Gadgets, Chipsets In The Works

The official launch later today of the world’s first commercial TV white spaces network is likely to spark questions about when the first white spaces-enabled consumer gadget will launch. The answer: one to two years.<p>So says Peter Stanforth, the Chief Technology Officer of Spectrum Bridge. The …

World's First Commercial White Spaces Network Launching Today In North Carolina

Nearly eight years after the idea first germinated and more than three years after the Federal Communications Commission proposed rules for it, the world’s first commercial white spaces network has finally come to fruition.<p>The network is scheduled to go live at 2 pm ET on Thursday in Wilmington, …

Neul releases the first white space chip for the internet of things

The Weightless Special Interest Group, the U.K. organization trying to build a technical standard around “white space” radio communications, has …

White spaces networks are not “super” nor even Wi-Fi

Recently there has been a push to make a significant amount of unlicensed white-space spectrum available in the 600 MHz band as part of the Broadcast …

Google's white spaces trial will beam broadband to ten South African schools

Google just announced a TV white spaces trial that will provide broadband connectivity to ten schools in and around Cape Town, South Africa. Launching the test network is Google's most direct effort yet to demonstrate the potential of white spaces (unused channels in TV spectrum) as a means of …

Weightless finalizes its white spaces networking standard for the internet of things

The Weightless Special Interest Group has put the finishing touches on its wireless radio standard for that uses white spaces spectrum to glue …

California gets first commercial white-space high-speed Internet

Believe it or not, there are still parts of the U.S. that don't have access to high-speed Internet. But that's looking to change with the onset of TV white-space broadband technology.<p>The first commercial application of this type of service in the U.S. is coming to a rural area of Northern …