For decades, ski resorts have been behind the technology curve. The business of buying a ski pass and using the lift system at your favorite mountain was pretty old-school. Skiers and snowboarders know the drill: Pay for your lift ticket and get a small metal triangle, a piece of paper with a bar code and sticky backing on it, which you use to put the ticket on your jacket or ski pants. But now, with RFID (radio-frequency identification) technology, you can just place a credit card-sized pass in a pocket on your left side at upper arm height.
How RFID is changing the experience of skiing and snowboarding
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