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What is RFID (Radio Frequency Identification)?

Posted on Apr 25, 2014. 0 comments

RFID stands for Radio Frequency Identification, it is a term used to describe the process of transferring data through radio waves. The technology is used in contactless debit cards, credit cards and passports.

This has given rise to the relatively new crime of electronic pick pocketing. Thieves use devices to capture the details from unsuspecting commuters, shoppers and passers by.

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