October 26, 2005
Time to dig out those Faraday cage jeans
Norway's already doing it, and starting next year, so will the US: the debut of the issuing of biometric passports is definitely here [...]
October 24, 2005
Geeks take on RFID
To-be dorkbot*-presenter Mikey Sklar, has created Faraday Cage jeans-pockets.
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Norwegian biometric passports issued
Despite appeals by the Norwegian Data Inspectorate, a batch of just below 30 000 unencrypted, RFID-enabled passports are being printed thoughout October: [...]
October 21, 2005
RFID at 'UKA' - Norway's biggest culture event
Norwegian students have developed a prototype system allowing festival-goers to charge up to ~150 Euros on to a 'beer account' and deduct amounts from their account as the evening progresses by waving their RFID wristband to the barman.
October 18, 2005
'Electronic cardboard' paves way for RFID on everything
Wired: 'Electronic printing in mass-produced paper products will mean that just about any box, carton, or brochure you come across in the future may be chock full of circuits and stuff. This is a huge milestone in the push to integrate RFID into just about every object on earth.'