Monday, April 8, 2013

Digital Libraries

We just got back from a trip to the Taichung National Library with an amazing array of technologies put to use from an electronic book sorting system to a robot that shelves books. They use RFID technology or radio-frequency identification. They used a company called, Claridy, at and I know 3M offers this type of technology in the U.S. The video below shows the robot moving and the background noise is the hammering of staple guns from carpenters finishing the room.

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