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Wired : Tracking School Children With RFID Tags? It’s All ...

Student body ID cards with RFID-embedded chips. Image: Northside Independent School District

Just as the U.S. Department of Agriculture mandates Radio Frequency Identification Device chips to monitor livestock , a Texas school district just begun implanting the devices on student identification cards to monitor pupils' movements on campus, and to track them as they come and go from...

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New RFID Tag Could Mean the End of Bar Codes | WIRED

New RFID Tag Could Mean the End of Bar Codes

Lines at the grocery store might become as obsolete as milkmen, if a new tag that seeks to replace bar codes becomes commonplace.

Researchers from Sunchon National University in Suncheon, South Korea, and Rice University in Houston have built a radio frequency identification tag that can be printed directly onto cereal boxes and potato chip bags. The...

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Student Suspended for Refusing to Wear RFID Chip Returns ...

Student body ID cards with RFID-embedded chips. Image: Northside Independent School District

A Texas girl suspended for refusing to wear a student ID card implanted with a radio-frequency identification chip is being re-admitted to her former high school where fall classes begin Monday, her lawyers said today.

The flap concerns Andrea Hernandez, who will be a junior at John Jay High in San...

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