A Study on the Real-Time Location Tracking Systems Using Passive RFID

  • Min-Su Kim
  • Dong-Hwi Lee
  • Kui-Nam J Kim
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 215)


The location awareness technology is a core technology to be expanded to include objects from human-oriented informatization, and active support actions have been performed in developed countries such as the United States and Japan to implement the location awareness technology and Real Time Location System (RTLS) tag and antenna technology for real-time location tracking through a variety of projects for years. However, problems have been posed by Global Positioning System (GPS) based on the location awareness technology and active bat system using sound waves in terms of the space and construction costs. In this regard, this study attempted to suggest passive RFIF-based Indoor Positioning System (IPS) for tracking the location of the moving objects (humans and assets) in real time.


Passive RFID IPS RTLS GPS Ultrasound Infrared 



This work was supported by a grant from Kyonggi university advanced Industrial Security Center of Korea Ministry of Knowledge Economy.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Industry SecurityKyonggi UniversitySeoulSouth Korea
  2. 2.Department of Convergence Security KyonggiUniversity, Iui-dongYeongtong-gu, Suwon-siSouth Korea

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