RFID in Libraries

5/16/2005

Another RFID CD/DVD application

Filed under: — Laura @ 9:22 am

Anita over at the RFID Weblog has a good article regarding an initiative by UCLA researchers to use RFID for managing copyright on CD/DVD.

Watch this one folks. It’s going to have big implications for digital libraries & archives if its successful.

Singapore adds facial recognition

Filed under: — Laura @ 9:12 am

CNET Asia is reporting that six of Singapore’s public libraries are getting facial pattern recognition software added to their RFID self-check machines.

If you thought the uproar over privacy for a few bits of book information was intense, imagine what would happen if American libraries started using biometric security.

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