Overview of RFID Project at James Madison University

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Overview of RFID Project at James
Madison University

DR. O. GEOFFREY EGEKWU


US Department of Commerce RFID
Working Group


RFID PROJECT




Research shows that due to a shortage of
experience, no RFID deployment service
provider should be considered “
low risk







by
RFID Journal

RFID IN THE SUPPLY
CHAIN



Research Focus at JMU


System efficacy


authentication and
security


System calibration, analysis, & integration


Electromagnetic compatibility &
interference


“dirty lab” concept


Data analytics (capture, filter, and data
analysis)


Tag performance characterization


read
rates, read accuracy, etc.


Expose our students real
-
world applications


Some Promising Growth Areas
for Joint Research Effort


Combining RFID and GPS technology



Animal tracking


Combining RFID and Sensor Technology (MEMS,
biological and chemical sensing)


Item
-
level tracking:


Prevent $69 billion annual out
-
of
-
stock loss


Sensing for product’s shelf life


RFID technologies in hospital and healthcare will grow to
$8.8 billion in 2010:


RFID hardware and software integration($1.3 billion)


Infrastructure support ($2.7 billion)


Hospital connectivity ($4.8 billion)

PASSIVE RFID STANDARDS

RFID A’LA Carte:

GPS, Sensors and

Satellite


Communication


3G RFID w/SATCOM

tag: transmits unique


identification number, date and time, and position


with 3.5 ft accuracy.


NOKIA and Tri
-
Mex developed a system for


tracking containers shipments of cell phones



using GPS.


NOKIA plans to embed chips in individual phones


to track phones from manufacture to retail


and help eliminate theft and supply chain loss


“RFID Phone payment Systems Good to Go”





Active Tag
Transponder &
Satellite GPS
Terminal

Passive
RFID Tags
on Boxes
& pallets

Passive
RFID
Reader
Portal

Passive
RFID Tag
Door Seal

Intrusio
n
Sensors

Alion
Active
RFID
Tag

Passive
RFID Tag
Container
ID

Active
RFID

Location

Sensor

Loading / Unloading Points

Operation Safe Commerce (OSC)

Courtesy of Alion/DSI



Intrusion
Sensors

Passive
RFID Tag
Door
Seal

Tag to Tag
Communications

Tag
Transponder
& GPS
Satellite
Terminal

On Roadway

Active
Tag

































































































































































































































































































































































































































Tag
Locatio
n
Sensor
and
data
Receive
r

Active Tags,
Intrusion
Sensors, &
Passive Tag
door seals

At Seaport

Operation Safe Commerce (OSC)


(Courtesy of Alion/DSI)

Cow/Calf Producer

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Auction Market

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Feedyard

99T32M1

Processor

82L40K7

National Database

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Sample Animal ID system

Legacy Corporate
Systems

Application
Server

Reader
Unit

Reader
Unit

Reader
Unit

Reader
Unit

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[Adapted from Acsis
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]

http://www.isat.jmu.edu/egekwu.htm

egekwuog@jmu.edu