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RFID-Enabled Poker Table

An RFID-enabled poker table has been created for the chairman of an Australian IT company. Wireless RFID chips, cards individually tagged and high-definition cameras can track every card and every chip in the game.


(RFID-enabled poker table video)

This set-up can even tell which cards will be dealt next. It can record all of the details of a game precisely, without any human intervention; it might be just the thing to keep track of everything that happens in a poker tournament. Sleight-of-hand cheating would be impossible.

I find myself wondering if this system could be used to have humans play against computers directly, rather than just through a video game interface.

See also Shuffle Master Bets On RFID Poker Chips, Poker Bots No Limit Texas Turing Poker and Polaris Poker AI Defeats Humans, Rakes In $195K. From Wired.

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Index of related articles:

Active Tag (Active RFID Tag)
Amplitude Modulation (AM)
Antenna (RFID Tag Antenna)
Anti-collision
Back scatter (RFID back scatter)
Bi-directional
Contactless smart card
Chipless RFID tag
Contactless Credit Cards
Closed Systems (or Closed Loop Systems)
Code plate (RFID code plate)
Continuous Wave (CM)
Electromagnetic Interference (EMI)
Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS)
Electronic Product Code (EPC)
Error Correcting Code (ECC)
Error Correcting Mode
Error Correcting Protocol
Excite
Factory Programming
Field Programming
Frequency Modulation (FM)
Frequency Shift Keyed Modulation (FSKM)
Frequency Hopping
Harvest
Inductive Coupling
Modulation
Passive RFID Tag (or Passive Tag)
Phase Modulation (PM)
Pulse Duration
RF Fibers
RFID Reader
RFID Tag Collision
RFID tag
Smart label (RFID Smart Label)
RFID Reader Collision
Smart cards
Transponder for RFID

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