Springwise: GPS Chips In Uniforms Let You Know If Your Kid Is In School

Springwise: GPS Chips In Uniforms Let You Know If Your Kid Is In School
technology

Brazilian city, Vitoria da Conquista is experimenting with embedded technology in the clothes of students to fight their growing truancy problem.

Dory Carr-Harris, PSFK
  • 6 april 2012

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.

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