Contactless Smart Cards, RFID, Payment, Transit and Security

Why RFID is becoming the dominant technology for personal ID and payment

Sunday, December 1, 2002

It has taken time but a worldwide focus on both physical security (protecting buildings and facilities) and logical security (protecting data and networks) is hastening the development and deployment of radio frequency identification (RFID). No longer simply a tool for inventory control, mass scale utilization of RFID for fare collection, identity verification, payment and other mission-critical applications is becoming mainstream.

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