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Development of RFID Textile and Human Activity Detection Applications

  • Ryoko Ueoka
  • Atsuji Masuda
  • Tetsuhiko Murakami
  • Hideyuki Miyayama
  • Hidenori Takeuchi
  • Kazuyuki Hashimoto
  • Michitaka Hirose
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5622)

Abstract

We developed RFID woven textile and a customized textile inspection machine with an automatic map making function. These developments have potentials to extend location aware systems in real use. In this paper, we present a process of the development of RFID, the developed map-making system and an accuracy of the automatically made map and time saving effect. And we outlined two prototypes of human activity detection using RFID textile. One is a pilot application of a tracking system using 19-meter coated RFID textile as a carpet. A person’s tracking is detected by shoes that RFID readers were embedded. Another one is a pilot application of a human-activity tracking system using RFID textile wear. By wearing it, the predefined behaviour is detected by embedded RFID readers in the environment. In section 6 conclusions and future works are discussed.

Keywords

RFID textile Map making system Human activity detection 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ryoko Ueoka
    • 1
  • Atsuji Masuda
    • 2
  • Tetsuhiko Murakami
    • 2
  • Hideyuki Miyayama
    • 3
  • Hidenori Takeuchi
    • 4
  • Kazuyuki Hashimoto
    • 4
  • Michitaka Hirose
    • 5
  1. 1.Research Centre for the Advanced Science and Technologythe University of TokyoTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Industrial Technology Center of Fukui PrefectureFukui-city FukuiJapan
  3. 3.Medical Japan Co., Ltd.city FukuiJapan
  4. 4.UTIC Co., Ltd.Sakai City FukuiJapan
  5. 5.Graduate School of Information Science and Technologythe University of TokyoTokyoJapan

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