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Whitepaper: Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID): Drivers, Challenges and Public Policy Considerations

by OECDJan 01, 2008

Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID) is one of several automatic identification sensor-based technologies consisting of three key elements: RFID tags; RFID readers (transceivers); and a data collection, distribution, and management system that has the ability to identify or scan information with increased speed and accuracy. RFID touches on several regulatory and/or policy issues highlighted in this paper. These include international trade, intellectual property rights, standards, spectrum,