US tests RFID passports at San Francisco airport

Tuesday, 3 January 2006, 3:07 PM EST

The US Department of Homeland Security is to begin a major trial of passports embedded with radio frequency identification (RFID) chips at San Francisco International Airport this month. The trial will start in mid-January and see visitors from countries including Australia, New Zealand and Singapore have their passports checked, processed and tracked using RFID technology.

At ComputerWeekly.

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