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RFID update

At a recent software conference, Sun Microsystems unveiled new software initiatives in areas related to RFID, 3-D interfaces, game technology and Linux. According to the CTO of Sun, the advances are further proof that “innovation [is] Sun’s DNA.” The article reviews Sun’s upcoming product offerings, noting that the company is actively looking to capitalize on hot new technology trends (e.g. a new RFID test center is on tap for May).

Also, Oracle plans to launch new RFID software offerings in an attempt to give retailers such as Wal-Mart the ability to “handle the deluge of data that RFID systems are expected to produce.” According to Oracle executives, “The IT systems most companies use today are not equipped for a world in which billions of objects report their whereabouts in real-time.” In addition to building in RFID data-processing capabilities in its databases and application servers, Oracle will release new device drivers in its software as well as “device driver frameworks.” Other big-name IT vendors, such as IBM and Microsoft, are also actively exploring new RFID technology offerings.

Finally, Delta Air Lines Inc. starts its second test of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology to track bags today in hopes of improving accuracy over the 96.7% to 99.9% it achieved in a test last year. Delta will write information to the RFID bag tags at the request of the Transportation Security Administration, which has backed both tests, Rary said. That information will include the flight number, passenger name and what Rary called a “license plate” – a serial number that identifies each bag.

1 comment to RFID update

  • Would a violent criminal attack if he knew he would be DNA identified?


    Attackers don’t want to be punished for their crime. An invention called the Identifying Security Product (ISP) takes advantage of this. The ISP makes DNA evidence against the attacker that the police can fine easily.


    The ISP is a personal security device about the size of a button. It contains a hundred miniature skin samplers in a breakable container. A potential victim can wear multiple ISPs. When the attacker grabs the victim the struggle ruptures one or more ISPs and their hundreds of skin samplers are randomly scattered. The sheer numbers of tissues samples assures that some of these skin samplers will take and store a tiny sample of skin from the attacker and then fall to the ground.


    Each of the skin samplers has a RFID tag. All of the RFID tags share the same code. This code is known to the police. The police search the crime scene with wireless RFID search devices set to the victim’s unique code. The police will quickly recover a skin sampler containing the attacker’s skin. DNA analysis of the tissue in the skin sampler identifies the attacker and he is arrested.



    Both the general public and attackers will become aware of the ISPs capability for DNA identification. This identification threat deters attackers from ever striking thus providing greater safety to us. For more information on the ISP see



    Help spread the word on the ISP. The more people who know of the ISP the sooner attackers will stop.