Wi-Fi and RFID used for tracking

Friday, 25 May 2007, 5:14 PM EST

Wireless tracking systems could be used to protect patients in hospitals and students on campuses, backers of the technology said.

The combination of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags and wi-fi allows real-time tracking of objects or people inside a wireless network. Angelo Lamme, from Motorola, said tracking students on a campus could help during a fire or an emergency.

At the BBC.

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