Rfid

Goodbye GPS? Location based services go hybrid

Many next-generation location-based applications such as social networking, local search, advertising, and geo-tagging are expected to be used in urban and indoor environments where GPS either underperforms in terms of fix times or accuracy, or fails altogether. Alternative positioning technologies such as Wi-Fi and Cell-ID will become increasingly important.

Goodbye GPS? Location based services go hybrid

Microsoft opens Retail Experience Centre

Showcasing new and emerging technologies that create connected and differentiated experiences for consumers throughout the retail environment, Microsoft today announced its new Retail Experience Centre, which serves as a centre of innovation for how Microsoft and the retail industry can address rising consumer expectations and competitive pressures during today's challenging economic conditions.

Microsoft opens Retail Experience Centre

Whatever next? RFID tags for dead people

RFID technology has made wireless tracking of everything from goods on warehouse pallets to lost dogs as commonplace as breathing, but we could never have guessed that even the dead would have their own uses for it.

Whatever next? RFID tags for dead people
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