The TouchMe System: RFID Solution for Interactive Package with Mediated Service
2008 (English)Conference paper (Refereed)
RFID Based Intelligent Sensing (RBIS) is a promising technology strategy for upcoming Internet of Things (IoT) which will boom up numbers of innovative applications in next decades. In order to introduce IoT applications to human daily life and get the value chain fully-formed, we must change the application model of RBIS from object-centric to user-centric and extend the business values from enterprise-centric to consumer-centric. In this paper, a user-centric model of RBIS for IoT applications is proposed based on generalization and abstraction of numbers of possible application scenarios. By extending the traditional two-role model (Reader and Tag) into three-role model (Mediator, Object and Visitor), a new role of Visitor is introduced to identify the human activities. Based on that, user-centric data gathering, personalized service delivery and privacy protection are enabled where the core-values of IoT applications lie in. An event-driven mechanism is introduced to improve the efficiency of communication and data processing in the system especially for long term monitoring of sparse events. The proposed model has been verified by implemented prototype system, the TouchMe system, including the hardware, software, interactive package boxes, and a novel passive RFID tag chip as the next generation solution. Experimental results approve that the proposed model clarifies the application requirements, technical architectures and added values of IoT applications. It is possible to establish feasible practical IoT services based on the proposed model in the future.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-62189OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-62189DiVA: diva2:479939
Scandinavian RFID Expo and Conference (RFID Nordic 2008). Stockholm, Sweden. October 21-24 2008
QC 201201242012-01-182012-01-182012-01-24Bibliographically approved