Will Microsofts Smart Kitchen Stir New RFID Privacy Fears?

By eweek  |  Posted 2004-09-19 Print this article Print

Microsoft pushes the envelope on what RFID could do, with the demonstration of a smart kitchen that can scan existing cans and boxes and recommend recipes that use ingredients on hand. And privacy concerns soar again.

Fears abound as Microsoft joins the companies showing up their science projects about what can be done with RFID item-level tracking.Microsofts efforts include integrating smart microwaves that read RFID tags and then decide an ideal temperature and cooking time for the product. But privacy advocates fear that the technology will prove more invasive as it gets smarter.Read the entire CNN News story here.

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