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Byline: Jeffrey Kelley
Jun. 4--With its new software, CapTech Ventures Inc. has been knocking on the door of the Defense Department.
This week, it got its foot inside.
The company received permission from the government to sell its radio-frequency identification software, called TagsWare, throughout the military.
With more potential uses than bar codes, RFID uses electronic tags attached to cases or pallets of products. When the container runs near tag readers placed throughout the distribution channel, the information on the tags' tiny computer chip is transmitted via radio signals to a computer.
The "smart" tags can hold more …