In Brazil, locator chips in uniforms detect if kids are in school

April 5, 2012 No Comments »
In Brazil, locator chips in uniforms detect if kids are in school
The Brazilian city of Vitoria da Conquista is introducing student uniforms fitted with radio tags, as part of a system that will automatically text parents with the whereabouts of their child.

We’ve seen RFID technology used to protect children on farms in the past, and now we’re seeing that same technology being used to keep track of school children too. The Brazilian city of Vitoria da Conquista is introducing radio tags on the clothes of students in order to tackle the problem of truancy among younger citizens.

Full article @ Springwise