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Contactless Commerce RFID Systems

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Stepping off the Tube at the major financial outpost of London’s Canary Wharf, commuters in recent weeks have been assaulted by a marketing campaign of military proportions. From the underground exit gates to the top of the vertiginous escalators and on to the pedestrian forecourt, every available surface is plastered with advertisements for a new, “revolutionary” technology that promises to transform the world of cash payments: the contactless card. Though brimming over with hyperbole, the fanfare is not without some justification – and indeed some necessity. For the contactless card aims to fulfil ...
wireless communication technology which enables the exchange of data between devices over about a 10 centimeter (around 4 inches) distance. 1 The technology is a simple extension of the ISO/IEC 14443 proximity-card standard ( proximity card , RFID ) that combines the interface of a smartcard and a reader into a single device. An NFC device can communicate with both existing ISO/IEC 14443 smartcards and readers, as well as with other NFC devices, and is thereby compatible with existing contactless infrastructure already in use for public transportation and payment. NFC is primarily aimed at usage in mobile phones . Cite ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Pros and Cons of RFID Technology
Radio Frequency Identification provides a valuable service that is capable of revolutionizing the way companies track products. There are many benefactors of this technology: the military, retailers, suppliers, consulting firms, producers of the technology, and consumers. RFID provides companies with a better alternative to bar-coding because no line-of-sight is needed to read a pallet, a carton, or a product with a RFID tag. RFID tags also contain information on the product that is easily readable and accessible for the reader. RFID will also begin to automate company’s supply chain, reducing labor costs, human error ... market research, surveys and trends
Digital Money: Unexpected reaction
As you may recall, they were one of the first football clubs in the world to move to an all-contactless stadium with no paper tickets. In passing, it was mentioned that an unexpected consequence of the transition to (fast) contactless transactions was that the fans all turn up five minutes before the game, so Manchester City were thinking of using loyalty points to tempt fans into the ground earlier on (so that they will buy stuff in the ground I suppose). This echoed something I remember reading about Reading FC, so I went and looked it up. Reading FC trialled a contactless system for one season but postponed the project due to ... market research, surveys and trends

SURVEY RESULTS FOR
CONTACTLESS COMMERCE RFID SYSTEMS

THE GLOBAL MARKETS AND APPLICATIONS FOR RADIO FREQUENCY ...
Contactless Smartcard Systems, 4 th. Edition, Volume II: RFID Transponder ICs ... (Percent of Dollars). 2002 Total: $75.9 Million. Americas .... remain in the early-adopter phase (i.e., pallet tracking, POS/m-commerce, baggage handling, ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Title: Protecting Product Integrity with RFID
53 percent faster than using magnetic stripe cards, and 63 percent faster .... With over 10 million contactless payment cards introduced in the U.S. in their .... Marketing Manager, Contactless Commerce, Texas Instruments RFid Systems ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Center for Public Integrity
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INFORMATION RESOURCES

VC Kumar
Previously, VC was a manager for TI RFid Systems' contactless commerce group, responsible for strategy and market development efforts for RF payment ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Security Standards for the RFID Market
As Figure A shows, an RFID system includes more than just the tag. Advanced security in RFID tags ... national commerce and the pharmaceutical industry. .... concern for the RFID technology used in contactless smart-card trans- actions. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
PIER B Online - Interference Analysis of UHF RFID Systems
In this paper, RFID reader-to-reader interference is analyzed from the point of view of interrogation range. To evaluate RFID interference quantitatively, the new figure-of-merit, interrogation range reduction ratio (IRRR), is defined. In order to show the usefulness of IRRR, its value is calculated in various environments. Additionally, the calculated IRRR values are verified by measurements using two RFID readers and an RFID tag. IRRR can be referred to an important design parameter to analyze more complex interfering problems in instances of actual RFID system deployment. Citation: D.-Y. Kim, H.-G. Yoon, B.-J. Jang, and J.-G. ...
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
RFID (Radio Frequency Identification). What do you think? Good ...
I have worked in both the Government and Retail sector and RFID is being used to simplify and streamline processes. There is often a basic misunderstanding of the technology by laymen which is the only catch to further widespread use. The average man seems to think these little tags can be tracked from space. lol That said, the potential is great. I look forward to putting items in the cart and then going through an RFID "gate" at the register and have everything ring up without the need for a cash register operator. There will still need to be people involved because no technology reduces the need for manpower it just displaces ...
Contactless Payments: How are they Secured? | LinkedIn Answers ...
Myself and colleagues have been having a discussion this morning, regarding contactless payments and their security. My question is, what security is in place to stop a fraudster making a device, walking into a crowd of people with contactless cards and taking relatively small amounts of money off all of them? Surely there must be security measures in place to stop this happening? Please enlighten us if you know! posted January 6, 2009 in Wireless | Closed Share This Market researcher, Moscow branch of MegaFon see all my answers Best Answers in: Market Research and Definition (2), Telecommunications (2), Wireless (2) This was ...