[LINK] Airport to tag passengers

Bernard Robertson-Dunn brd at iimetro.com.au
Fri Oct 13 13:48:30 AEST 2006

Geoffrey Ramadan wrote:

> Roger Clarke wrote:
>> At 10:08 +1000 13/10/06, Geoffrey Ramadan wrote:
>>> "Real Time Location Systems" (RTLS) based on ACTIVE  RFID tags is 
>>> nothing new, and is becoming popular to track major assets (eg in 
>>> hospitals).
>> [So airport passengers are "major assets" ??]
> You could call them that if you want, but I did not say this. I was just 
> demonstrating the similarity between tracking, non-human major assets, 
> to what is being proposed here, and that what is being proposed is 
> technically quite easy to do now.
>  From a technical perspective, there is no difference.

That's because what is being tracked is the device, not the thing it is 
attached to.

And that's a whole different issue. Refer to some of brd's previous rants.



Bernard Robertson-Dunn
Sydney Australia
brd at iimetro.com.au

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