This RFID Equipped Scrabble Board Costs 20,000 Pounds
behind the “world’s most advanced and expensive Scrabble system.” Here is why this scrabble board cost 20,000 pounds ($30,000). This large table mounted board has nine custom made RFID circuit boards built into it that house 225 RFID antennas. The function of these RFID chips is to ‘read’ what is happening on the board and transmit it over the internet for people all over the world to watch it live – in high definition. The RFID chips monitor the board almost continuously (every 974 milliseconds) and transmit the data via a specially developed software.