HID Global Logo HID Global, trusted worldwide leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, today announced that its RFID reader module has been chosen by DESKO for its Personal Identification Mini Dock (PIMD) identity-checking system. Jointly developed with Panasonic, the system is designed for border-control, policing and other security applications, and includes a… Read More
Germany introduces national eID card – the beginning of a new application era?
Today is the day hundreds, maybe thousands of security specialists, card developers, application developers, regional councils, politicians and civil servants have been working towards for more than 2 years: The official start of the German eID card – the neue Personalausweis. Just about everything is NEW about this document – the format, the functions, the infrastructure. German… Read More
Consortium to improve social services delivery through NFC technology
Two French technology companies, Extelia and INSIDE Contactless, together with social services provider Abrapa today announced they have formed a consortium to develop a trusted third-party platform employing NFC and other contactless technologies to enhance the delivery of social services in France to the elderly and other people who need home care. The team has… Read More
The future of RFID shopping? Courtesy of IBM
Take a look at this advert for an RFID-based shopping scenario in the (near) future. Comments anyone?