An Overview of RFID Benefits and Limitations: Hardware Solution for Multipath Reduction

  • Francesca Venneri
  • Sandra CostanzoEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 918)


RFID benefits and limitations are outlined in this work, showing some future challenges enabling RFID technology to play a key role in the Internet of Things. Some open issues and possible solutions are discussed to improve the reliability of RFID systems. In particular, the multipath phenomena is addressed, proposing metamaterial absorbers as a possible hardware solution for multipath reduction in indoor scenario. The potentialities of a fractal based metamaterial absorber are demonstrated. A very high versatile MA-cell is designed, offering both miniaturized sizes as well as multi-band and/or broad-band behavior, within the RFID UHF-band.


RFID IoT Multipath Metamaterials 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DIMES – University of CalabriaRendeItaly

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