Tag: RFID

  • Gatefeeder keeps your cat’s food from being stolen by bullies

    Gatefeeder keeps your cat’s food from being stolen by bullies

    It sucks to have your lunchbox plundered by the biggest, meanest and most hateful kid in school. The same way, you cat loathes that neighborhood Tom Cat who marches in, barring claws, and feasts on the cat food you so laboriously stashed up for your fur ball in the morning. Gatefeeder comes to the rescue…

  • Asahi Kasei RFID device keeps your critical medical data handy

    Asahi Kasei RFID device keeps your critical medical data handy

    Critical patient information like existing allergies or conditions is pivotal in the process of saving his or her life. It is next to impossible for you to carry all of your medical history files al the time with you in anticipation of an emergency where they would be required. Asahi Kasei, a Japan based company,…

  • Hotel towel thieves beware of RFID tags on your booty

    Hotel towel thieves beware of RFID tags on your booty

    We’ve heard numerous stories of people who love taking home towels from hotels, both, lavish and not; not realizing that the same is public property and has been used by several before them to clean dry their unmentionables. So for the gullible, the hygiene police are suddenly wide awake and aware about your criminal activities.…

  • RFID Poker available with DIY kit

    Get more of Andrew Milner’s poker set that is available as a do-it-yourself model for aspiring gamblers who want to get the RFID Poker kit assembled, how and when they want it. What it needs is a PC running Windows OS, a table laden with cutouts and webcams to grab some footage. You can check…

  • RFID Tag is Technology for Your Runners

    RFID Tag is Technology for Your Runners

    Runners competing in races are often given plastic tags to attach to their laces, which record their start, finish and therefore total running times. The RFID tag from UPM Raflatac is somewhat different. Flexible, disposable and easy to attach – no need to unpick and rethread your laces – the RFID tag communicates with ‘readers’…

  • RosettaStone headstone technology provides digital biography from the beyond

    RosettaStone headstone technology provides digital biography from the beyond

    Now here’s a really unique way to communicate with the dead. Forget about those psychics and their séances technology is the way to go. A company called Objecs has created what they call the RosettaStone, no it’s not the artifact for reading hieroglyphics, this one is actually a headstone for a grave. The headstone has…

  • Bionic dog hunts gadgets with RFID nose

    Bionic dog hunts gadgets with RFID nose

    Sniff is the name of the bionic dog that can identify and react to anything that’s appropriately labeled with an RFID tag. The digital pup will vibrate and make noises to respond in a tactile manner. Sniff is the creation of Sarah Johansson, Timo Arnall and Einar Sneve Martinussen. They are students of Oslo School…

  • Tool Link RFID Tag Reader let’s you know if you’re forgetting anything behind

    Tool Link RFID Tag Reader let’s you know if you’re forgetting anything behind

    This has been exactly the kind of this I needed to get my mum on her birthday. The woman’s lovely to me to this day but her uncanny habit of leaving expensive gizmos back and then showers her pitiful apologies on me, blaming her forgetful age. However, there shouldn’t be much of an excuse left…

  • Tweeting cats – Another ingenious use of Twitter

    Plants tweeting for water to babies twittering from their mother’s womb the micro blogging site has many a uses. The one that takes the cake comes from a couple who have put a sensor on their cat door and RFID tags on their cat’s collars that triggers a Delphi application which sends a Tweet (with…

  • Amusement park offers to save memories the voyeuristic way

    Amusement park offers to save memories the voyeuristic way

    Imagine your favorite hotel trying to sell you footage of your memorable honeymoon suite stay over as a souvenir? That’s not what you’d want to show your near and dear ones and definitely not some things the kids would want to see no matter how old they get. Like the old saying, everything has a…