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rfid

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This cat's dinner hinges on its skill in hunting RFID-tagged toys

A tech-enabled feeding system keeps a modern house cat busy hunting special balls that trigger his meals.

By 8 August 2015

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​Fingernails with embedded chip make for an easier commute

A UK fashion student invents a handy way to board a bus or train -- false fingernails that make quite a stylish statement.

By 19 July 2016

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Robotic librarian finds lost books, won't tell you to shush

A mobile robotic system is in development to take over the menial job of patrolling the stacks and inventorying the books.

By 7 June 2016

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Armourcard beats RFID skimmers, without changing your wallet

With contactless payments on the rise, one Australian company has created a small device to block RFID scanners from skimming your card details -- and you won't need to buy a new wallet.

By 24 March 2015

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Swedish office gets under employees' skin with RFID microchips

Forget your office door key? Can't remember the code for the photocopier? No need to worry if you happen to have a microchip implanted in your hand.

By 4 February 2015

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Smart guns: One answer to the mass-shooting epidemic?

Technology could offer a solution to the raging debate over gun control.

By 5 December 2015

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RFID helps robots locate objects

Work to improve robot vision is ongoing -- but robots don't necessarily need to rely solely on their eyes.

By 24 September 2014

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Earbuds to change how you hear music

The Here earbuds from Doppler Labs can change the properties of sound that enter your ears. At San Francisco's Outside Lands music festival, CNET.com's Lexy Savvides tries them out and reports on the other tech like RFID wristbands to improve the festival experience.

By 14 August 2015

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Airbus shows off Bag2Go suitcase with RFID

This prototype suitcase from aeroplane manufacturer Airbus wants to put an end to lost luggage with built-in RFID and iPhone connectivity.

By 7 June 2013

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Fruit flies fitted with tiny backpacks to save farms

The CSIRO is putting RFID sensors on Queensland fruit flies to study their behaviour in the hopes of saving Queensland's crops.

By 4 April 2014