Apple applies for patent on RFID-based network, security tool

Monday, 12 March 2007, 2:04 AM EST

The United States Patent and Trademark Office this week published a patent application filed by Apple, for what is described as an "RFID network arrangement." The application, which lists Michael Culbert as inventor, describes a system wherein an RFID transceiver (interrogator) built into a Wi-Fi-enabled access point or base station, such as a wireless router, would read an RFID tag inside a network device, such as a computer or mobile device, in order to exchange data that would initiate a process for linking the wireless network device into a wireless computer network.

At RFID Journal.

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