An Approach to Monitor Construction Site Based on Radio Frequency Identification and Internet of Things

  • Avi Gaba
  • Aakanksha Panwar
  • Rajesh Singh
  • Anita Gehlot
  • Vikas Garg
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 624)

Abstract

Monitoring materials and keeping record of the data has always been a problem at the construction sites. Our research is aimed at solving this problem and thus ensuring an increase in assurity of the management of the work at the construction sites. In our study, we have used RFID technology. The materials used at sites will be given a unique tag, and that tool will be recognized by its unique tag only. With the help of these tags, we will be able to recognize the location of each and every tool. Also our study includes a handy device consisting of a screen which will display the distance of the user from a particular tool by taking into account the RSSI of each tag. With the help of RFID technology along with unique tags, it becomes very easy to work at the construction sites without any hustle and bustle. In our study, we have connected a MAX232 after RFID reader to extract the code of each passive RFID tag. As a result with the help of our study, we have proposed the betterment in handling and managing tools at the construction site.

Keywords

RFID Construction tools Location tracking IoT 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Avi Gaba
    • 1
  • Aakanksha Panwar
    • 1
  • Rajesh Singh
    • 1
  • Anita Gehlot
    • 1
  • Vikas Garg
    • 1
  1. 1.Electronics Instrumentation and Control Engineering Department, College of Engineering StudiesUniversity of Petroleum and Energy StudiesDehradunIndia

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