HUNTER – HYBRID UNIFIED TRACKING ENVIRONMENT - Real-time Identification and Tracking System using RFID Technology

A. G. Foina, F. J. Ramirez Fernandez

Abstract

This article presents a developed system that use RFID technology for trucks’ cargo real-time tracking. RFID tags were settled at trucks’ dump-carts and readers were spread throughout warehouses entrances, at the truck weighting scale and through unload platforms. The unload inspectors used robust PDA with camera, along with Wi-Fi access points installed in warehouses, to confirm the truck information and take a snapshot for future audits. A wireless broadband link was used to connect two weighting scale that are distant from the unloading area. All technologies communicate with a web-based middleware that manages all different devices. The system design is flexible enough to be used in very different applications like product process control, automated manufactory lines control, supply chain applications and others.

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G. Foina A. and J. Ramirez Fernandez F. (2008). HUNTER – HYBRID UNIFIED TRACKING ENVIRONMENT - Real-time Identification and Tracking System using RFID Technology . In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO, ISBN 978-989-8111-30-2, pages 322-325. DOI: 10.5220/0001493903220325


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icinco08,
author={A. G. Foina and F. J. Ramirez Fernandez},
title={HUNTER – HYBRID UNIFIED TRACKING ENVIRONMENT - Real-time Identification and Tracking System using RFID Technology},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO,},
year={2008},
pages={322-325},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001493903220325},
isbn={978-989-8111-30-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 1: ICINCO,
TI - HUNTER – HYBRID UNIFIED TRACKING ENVIRONMENT - Real-time Identification and Tracking System using RFID Technology
SN - 978-989-8111-30-2
AU - G. Foina A.
AU - J. Ramirez Fernandez F.
PY - 2008
SP - 322
EP - 325
DO - 10.5220/0001493903220325