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RFID EncryptaKey | RFID World

November 9, 2009

RFID EncryptaKey | RFID World: ”

NXP NFC In 8GB Pocket Payment System

By Laurie Sullivan

RFID World
(10/01/2007 11:34 PM EDT)

Did you bring home malware, viruses or keyloggers from your last business trip?
EncryptaKey claims to have the answer to keep files, applications and computers healthy. The Cypress, Calif.-company designed an 8-megabyte key fob, complete with microprocessor, non-writable embedded operating system, biometric authentication, and near field communication (NFC) technology payment system.

The fob provides access to data on multiple platforms — Windows, Macintosh or Linux — and protects the content with advanced encryption standard (AES), 128- to 512-bit keys.

After plugging the fob into the PC’s USB port, EncryptaKey checks for device drivers. If the fob doesn’t have the drivers loaded, it will load them to the key automatic”

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Food Safety and Traceability ” A Global Concern | RFID World

November 9, 2009

Food Safety and Traceability ” A Global Concern | RFID World: ”

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Food Safety and Traceability: A Global Concern

By Laurie Sullivan

RFID World
(04/19/2009 11:15 PM EDT)

People are concerned about food safety. Rightly so, according to ChainLink Research CEO Ann Grackin. Contaminated food contributed to thousands of deaths and illness throughout the world in the past 12 months.
Historic approaches to safety represent a series of disjointed attempts at regulation, inspection, incident management and expensive technology pilots, she said.

ChainLink Research has launched an in-depth study on food traceability. The report is scheduled for release this summer, with findings presented at the Food Traceability Summit in October.

The abstract for the study follows:

The chain of safety is islands of disjointed business processes, information, people and technologie”

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