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Pilgrim Smart Identification Using RFID Technology (PSI)

  • Abeer Geabel
  • Khlood Jastaniah
  • Roaa Abu Hassan
  • Roaa Aljehani
  • Mona Babadr
  • Maysoon Abulkhair
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8519)

Abstract

Yearly, from all around the world, different nations millions of pilgrims gather for Hajj season in holy Makkah to perform Hajj rituals, so Saudi government and Hajj institutions facing a big challenge and a lot of problems summarized in losing the official identification documents, language barrier in communicating with the authority especially in emergency cases (need guidance when missing directions, and medical problems) and determining the identity of dead pilgrims.

The aim of Pilgrim’s Smart Identification (PSI) system is to improve the current identification method by using RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology.

Keywords

RFID Technology Hajj Hajj Campaign Smart Identification 

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Abeer Geabel
    • 1
  • Khlood Jastaniah
    • 1
  • Roaa Abu Hassan
    • 1
  • Roaa Aljehani
    • 1
  • Mona Babadr
    • 1
  • Maysoon Abulkhair
    • 1
  1. 1.King Abdulaziz UniversityJeddahKingdom of Saudi Arabia

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