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The Japanese government (Soum-sho) is planning to spend 1.2B Japanese Yen (about $10 million usd) to build “a system for watching kids” using mobile phones, GPS, RFID tags, etc. The ministry seems to be looking at systems that monitor kids’ whereabouts using GPS-enabled mobile phones, RFID tags carried by kids, and RFID readers and communication devices installed at school gates and electric polls.
According to an article on SankeiWeb, parents will receive a notification when their kids pass nearby RFID readers; warning messages will be sent out when the kids enter a “dangerous area.” There will soon be pilot tests in 20 regions across the country. Continue >>
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