Consultation on wireless tags research needs and workshop

The ability of wireless tags technology to identify individual items in space could have a radical impact on the way we interact with the physical world in the information age. The European Commission is organizing a wide consultation on wireless smart tags investigating the need for further research in the technology and application domain. The result of the consultation will be presented in a workshop held on April 20 in Brussels and serve as a position paper in discussions on the content of the 6th framework workprogramme for 2005 and 2006. Consultation closes on 12 April 2004.