Edible RFID Tags

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What did you have for lunch?

The latest brainwave, from Kodak, is to use RFID Tags to probe a person’s digestive system.

RFID tags are tiny radio chips that resonate with a single echo when hit with a radio trigger. Kodak’s digestible tags are harmless and intentionally fragile. The tags would be covered with soft gelatin that takes a while to dissolve in the stomach. After swallowing a tag a patient need only sit next to a radio source and receiver.

Read the full story: New Scientists

That Image is just a regular RFID Tag – so no worries you wouldn’t have to swallow these.

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