InformationWeek's Tony Kontzer muses as to whether RFID could solve some very practical problems, such as more comfortable underwear. Some explanation is in order.
Delta's $100 million in costs related to mishandled baggage aside, I've got a more selfish reason to cheer the airline's decision to use RFID tags to track baggage by 2007: If more airlines got on that bandwagon, maybe I'd never have to show up to cover a conference wearing dirty jeans, a tourist T-shirt, and awkward underwear again. Let Kontzer explain...
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