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Tuesday, December 23, 2008

RFID rail pass also tracks your kid’s every movement
Read the full story Household | Transportation | Wireless 11:14 PM Mark Weitzman • Permalink

Kids carrying an RFID contactless transit smartcard can also use it to automatically notify parents of their whereabouts.

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

RFID in Japan: Japan’s experience with RFID phones and contactless cash

Over the last few years, residents of busy metropolises like London and Hong Kong have grown used to the convenience – not to mention lower prices in London’s case – of transport networks that accept electronic payments. Handy pieces of plastic, like the Oyster Card, with chips onboard are clearly a part of life for many people, but the same RFID technology has a far greater reach in Japan, where it has taken the next step and migrated to mobile phones as well.

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