Thursday, February 28, 2008World’s first holographic RFID tag to stop Vuitton knock-offs
RFID and holograms are two of our favorite technologies, so it’s a joy to see them form a double act and get together in one pretty little security device. The result is the world’s first hologram-toting IC tag, which arrives in Japan next month courtesy of Hitachi and the printing experts at Toppan.
Tuesday, June 12, 2007Can’t be bothered going shopping? Take a photo of the TV instead
Spending money can hardly get any easier than this – a new online shopping service in Japan allows shoppers to buy music CDs simply by taking a photograph of them with a cameraphone and to pay for them on credit by keying a PIN into the very same mobile phone.
Friday, May 18, 2007Brother tag printer making RFID cards simple
Anyone with ¥150,000 to invest in a scheme that could open doors in more ways than one might want to consider Brother Japan’s latest specialist printer – a palm-sized machine that can print passive RFID tags.
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