Drinks cans that communicate using RFID

December 10: Beverage cans with RFID tags have been developed by Japanese canmaker Toyo Seikan Kaisha (TSK), which claims a world’s first for the technology.
The IC-chips are mounted within the opening tab which acts as an antenna. This reduces energy losses, says TSK, and overcomes the problems normally associated with RFID tags that cannot communicate when attached to a metal surface.
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