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RFID tags embedded into staples – to track important documents


S7087851-LOW_IMAGE_URL-11390.jpg This is wild. RFID tags could be embedded into staples, according to a post in Gizmodo.

“A company called Swingline plans on embedding RFID tags onto staples so that when an important (stapled) document goes missing, it’ll be able to radio its location (most likely from underneath your desk) to a nearby tracking device.”

http://www.textually.org/picturephoning/archives/2007/02/015156.htm

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Cityscape LocativeLab.org is Ronald Lenz's research website on locative & mobile media. This is mostly an archive of blogposts I find inspiring and interesting and an overview of my work. I'm a strategist, technologist and researcher in the field of Location-Based Mobile Services and work at Waag Society, a medialab in Amsterdam, The Netherlands where I head the Locative Media research program and at 7scenes, a platform for GPS games and tours as creative director. Picture 4 Find me at Twitter, LinkedIn or via ronald [at] waag [dot] org.

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