Never Lost in Translation

“To “To encourage visitors to  Tokyo’s Ginza shopping district,  10,000 RFID tags along with other “beacons” are going to be attached to locations/buildings to help out tourists and shoppers make their way around the area. The trial in Ginza will start January 21st and will run until March. The system includes a handheld device, featuring a 3.5-inch OLED touchscreen, RFID, infrared, 429MHz wireless (for hooking up with the beacons), WiFi and Bluetooth. After nabbing location data from RFID, the handheld can look up info on the area via the internet for helping the user with directions, store specials and restaurant menus”….. <More>

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