small plans: nanotechnology for the building industry

Monday, November 28, 2005

Nano noses into RFID

Radio Frequency Identification tags are replacing Universal Product Code symbol bar codes. Rather than relying on light sensors to read between little black lines, RFID tags consist of integrated circuits connected to a tiny antenna. Nanosys is trying to develop a technology to print both chips and antennas at the same time, eliminating the need to connect them in a separate process. more @