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Amid cost cuts, HP to invest $150 in RFID

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Amid cost cuts, HP to invest $150 in RFID

If radio frequency identification (RFID) technology grows at the breathtaking clip so many are projecting, Hewlett-Packard wants to make sure it doesn’t miss being out in front. It’s been behind the curve before, and doesn’t want to be there again.

The Palo-Alto, Calif.-based company is dedicating the bulk of a September technology forum to demonstrating RFID chips it is developing with partner Hitachi, giving attendees a first-hand showcase of the next-generation bar coding technology. Guests will experience everything from retrieving assignments from interactive kiosks to embedded chips in their event badges, the company said.

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