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RFID: Radio Frequency Identification / Edition 1
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RFID: Radio Frequency Identification / Edition 1

by Steven Shepard
 

ISBN-10: 0071442995

ISBN-13: 9780071442992

Pub. Date: 08/16/2004

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

With estimates of the market as high as $10 billion over the next decade, RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) is a booming new wireless technology being adapted by retailers to track inventories via a microchip tagged product. This book is a basic introduction, walking readers through the complete implementation and monitoring process, and offers in-depth coverage

Overview

With estimates of the market as high as $10 billion over the next decade, RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) is a booming new wireless technology being adapted by retailers to track inventories via a microchip tagged product. This book is a basic introduction, walking readers through the complete implementation and monitoring process, and offers in-depth coverage of related business and security issues.

Contents: Defining RFID
• Underlying Technologies
• Technological Competitors
• Current RFID Applications
• Future RFID Applications
• RFID/WiFi/3G/Bluetooth Coexistence
• Implementations
• Potential Roadblocks
• RFID Security
• RFID Chips, Readers, and Application Sets
• Short and Long Term Forecasts

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071442992
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
08/16/2004
Series:
McGraw-Hill Networking Professional Series
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE. BUSINESS ENABLERS

Supply Chains: A Brief Overview

The ServicePlus Story

The History of Barcodes
The 1790 Census
From Census . . . to Groceries
Tracking the Railroads
Back to Groceries

Barcodes . . . Up Close and Personal
Encoding Details
Digit Encoding in UPC A
UPC Version E
The Application Identifier
Beyond Groceries

Conclusion
RFID History
Pre-RFID: The Arrival of Radar
First Deployments: Chain Home Radar
Post-Radar Development Efforts
The First RFID Tag: Mario Cardullo
Later Developments

In Summary
PART TWO. RFID IN DETAIL

Typical RFID System Components

Transponders
Passive vs. Active Transponders

Operating Frequencies
Frequency Attributes

Form Factors

Smart Cards

Close-Coupling Smart Cards

A Brief Aside: Inductive vs. Capacitive Coupling

Proximity-Coupling Smart Cards
Part 1: Physical Device Parameters
Part 2: RF Characteristics
Part 3: Initialization and Collision Control
Manchester Encoding
Transponder Selection
Collision Management in Action
The REQB Frame
The ATQB Frame

Slotted Aloha: How It Works
The Air Interface: Data Communications Protocols
Initiating Data Transmission
Application Protocol Support

Layer by Layer
Layer Seven: The Application Layer
Layer Six: The Presentation Layer
Layer Five: The Session Layer
Layer Four: The Transport Layer
Layer Three: The Network Layer
Layer Two: The Data Link Layer
Layer One: The Physical Layer
OSI Summary 107

The OSI Model and the RFID Interface

Vicinity-Coupling Smart Cards
ISO 15693 Part One: Physical Device Characteristics
ISO 15693 Part Two: RF Power, Data Transfer, and FrameStructures
Data Transfer: Downstream, Reader to Card
Data Transfer: Upstream, Card to Reader
A Brief Aside: RFID Readers
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
The ERP Process

Summary

RFID Security Considerations
Key Security Considerations
Privacy Concerns

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