Localization and Control of Production Line Conveyer System by Using UHF-RFID Signals

  IJETT-book-cover  International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)          
  
© 2014 by IJETT Journal
Volume-15 Number-4
Year of Publication : 2014
Authors : M.Venkateswaran , V.Rajakumar
  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V15P231

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M.Venkateswaran , V.Rajakumar. "Localization and Control of Production Line Conveyer System by Using UHF-RFID Signals", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V15(4),157-160 Sep 2014. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group

Abstract

This paper proposes a technique that enables localization and control of production line conveyer system by utilizing Ultra High Frequency (UHF) passive radio frequency identification (RFID) tags. The proposed technique can be used in real-industries such as Production conveyer systems and Temperature chambers and many different goods are dispersed throughout a wide area. In this method there are two UHF RFID readers with identical emission configuration attached to an object to identify a reference RFID tag. By using the Received Signal Strength Indicator (RSSI) obtained by the readers from the reference RFID tag, the precise position of the moving object can be localized. The experiments bear out the effectiveness of the proposed technique in accurately estimating the object position.

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Keywords
UHF-RFID, RSSI.