The RFID privacy brouhaha at Metro Group earlier this year centered around its widely publicized Future Store, an Extra supermarket in Rheinberg, Germany, featuring a host of consumer shopping devices like an intelligent veggie scale and computer-equipped shopping carts. Opened in April of last year, the Future Store is also one of the first stores in the world to test RFID (radio frequency identification). (For its efforts, Metro, based in Dusseldorf, Germany, received SN's 2004 Technology ...
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