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9/9/2004
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Tony Kontzer
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Can RFID Lead To More Comfortable Underwear?

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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