[LINK] Re: RFID in Govt, and in People

Geoff Ramadan gramadan at umd.com.au
Thu Oct 5 17:50:03 AEST 2006

The cost in doing this would be prohibitive if you wanted to track everyone.

If you want to walk around with a reader, you could do it.. but I see little 
practical value for the cost.

Geoffrey Ramadan

Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
> Geoff Ramadan wrote:
> <snip>
>> The ability to track who has/had what book(s) can be currently be done 
>> via
>> computer. RFID has no part to play in this.
> <snip>
> Picking up on someone else's point about reading books anonymously in
> the library.
> RFID will let you locate a book in the library....sitting on the wrong 
> shelf or on the trolley waiting to be shelved could be desirable but 
> identifying someone reading it may not be....particularly to a third party.
> M

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