Global aircraft company Airbus has moved forward with multiple radio frequency identification projects aimed at increasing the visibility of its parts worldwide, as well as tools and containers, both internally and externally. Last week, the firm announced the use of hybrid RFID Integrated Nameplates to supplement its standard, non-RFID nameplates. When attached to a part, the RFID version provides identifying information not only in text and bar-code form, but also by means of its passive EPC G…
As soon as I heard that my ‘FastPass‘ to Disney contained an RFID tag I knew, given that I know the technology, that Disney would be keeping very close tabs of me while I was in Orlando.
But, I was NOT prepared, because I had never heard about it, that we would have to provide FINGERPRINT data in order to enter the parks! I was gobsmacked!
As a Green Holder I had abrogated my privacy rights decades ago. The Feds have fresh fingerprints of all 10 of my digits and closeups of my right ear — the ear supposedly even more unique than fingerprints. So I don’t have a problem with folks taking my fingerprints. They already have them. Ditto for the kids. We have had them voluntarily fingerprinted as part of a safeguard the kids ID program. I think it was run by the police. Deanna (like I) has also been fingerprinted because she has volunteered in the school system. So, they have all our fingerprints.