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Wednesday, July 06, 2005

Microsoft Embraces RFID

Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology has taken another big step forward as Microsoft announced steps to integrate RFID applications with Windows.

In a partnership with RFID hardware manufacturer Alien Technology, Microsoft will provide plug-and-play capability to Alien's RFID readers and tags. Microsoft has yet to determine which versions of Windows will have RFID compatibility, or when it will be released.

Source: Silicon.com