Monday, August 29, 2005

RFID in university studies

USA Today reports "the University of Wisconsin-Madison formally opened a lab this month to study how to make RFID work better".The article says "other universities,including the University of Florida and the University of Arkansas,also have RFID labs as do dozens of other corporations.

The article continues... "More than 40 companies, including 3M Co., Kraft Foods Inc. and S.C. Johnson & Son Inc., are contributing $500,000 combined to start the lab, and the university is kicking in another $62,000. Other companies can pay for individual research projects, giving them access to top-notch scientists without having to fund their own lab."

Again, RFID is increasingly becoming utilised for corporate mobility as well as possible domestic/commercial use.

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