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Scalable RFID Tag Ownership

June 24, 2014

A few years ago, Gillette announced plan to purchase 500 million RFID tags for inventory control; today many more items, including jeans at WalMart have RFID tags. But what happens when ownership needs to transfer from buyer to buyer? Researchers presenting at last week's RFIDsec considered this, and offered their own method of ownership transfer that does not require the sharing of keys.

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RSA co-founder to keynote RFIDsec

June 24, 2014

RSA co-founder Adi Shamir will provide the opening keynote at the 7th Workshop on RFID Security and Privacy 2011. The event will be held in Amherst, Massachusetts June 26- 28, 2011. Mocana is one of the sponsors.

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RFID-tagging Barefoot Hotel Thieves

June 24, 2014

Before walking off with a bathrobe or pool towel from your swank hotel room, you might want to think twice. At least three high-end hotels have started incorporating RFID tags in their towels, robes and bed sheets, with alarms at the door to prevent thefts.

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Get Ready For "Smart" Sponges

June 24, 2014

RFID tags will soon track surgical sponges within the operating room or left inside the body.

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Top Ten Internet of Things Videos

June 24, 2014

A recent post on Read Write Web compliles a list of the "Top 10 YouTube Videos About [the] Internet of Things." The collection features videos covering everything from RFID tags and Web 3.0, to an opera of smart robot rabbits. In addition, in one video an expert questions the possible privacy concerns of all of this new networked data.

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