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.'