High-Speed Access to RFID Data: Meeting Real-Time Requirements in Distributed Value Chains

  • Holger Ziekow
  • Benjamin Fabian
  • Cristian Müller
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5872)


Using RFID data within operational processes requires fast data access. In distributed value chains, RFID data is not only captured locally, but also accessed from remote locations. However, retrieving data from remote RFID repositories may pose significant delays and slow down the operations. This paper analyses how companies can exchange RFID data in the presence of real-time requirements. We analyze results of performance experiments with globally distributed RFID repositories and propose novel architectures for speeding up data access.


Supply Chain Network Delay Query Response Time Electronic Product Code Information Broker 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Holger Ziekow
    • 1
    • 2
  • Benjamin Fabian
    • 2
  • Cristian Müller
    • 2
  1. 1.International Computer Science InstituteBerkeleyU.S.A.
  2. 2.Institut für WirtschaftsinformatikHumboldt-Universität zu BerlinBerlinGermany

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