Many interaction technologies experience a brief period of hype in industry and academia, after which they are summarily forgotten. But as the technological landscape changes, some make a surprising comeback. One such technology is electronic tagging. Tagging has been around since the barcode; it simply means that you place a machine-readable label on a physical object. A big advantage of tagging is that the actual modification you have to perform on the object is minimal, as is the cost. The disadvantage is that the object still does not do anything on its ownyou need a tag reader, a connection…
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