The Internet of Things: From RFID to the Next-Generation Pervasive Networked Systems

The Internet of Things: From RFID to the Next-Generation Pervasive Networked Systems

by Lu Yan
     
 

Ubiquitous and pervasive technologies such as RFID and smart computing promise a world of networked and interconnected devices. Everything from tires to toothbrushes could soon be in communications range, heralding the dawn of an era in which today’s Internet of People gives way to tomorrow’s Internet of Things — where billions of

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Overview

Ubiquitous and pervasive technologies such as RFID and smart computing promise a world of networked and interconnected devices. Everything from tires to toothbrushes could soon be in communications range, heralding the dawn of an era in which today’s Internet of People gives way to tomorrow’s Internet of Things — where billions of objects will have the ability to report their location, identity, and history over wireless connections.

Connectivity and Communication — Anything, Anywhere, and Anytime

An examination of the exciting expansion period in this research, The Internet of Things: From RFID to the Next-Generation Pervasive Networked Systems provides comprehensive, technical, and practical deploying policy guidance that covers fundamentals and recent advances in pervasive networked systems. The book addresses the conceptual and technical issues that influence the technology roadmap and gives an in-depth introduction to the Internet of Things and its effect on businesses and individuals. Discussing case studies, experience reports, and best practice, it contains information on emerging technologies, market opportunities, and policy implications.

Practical Guidance and Balanced Coverage

The first book of its kind to address major new technological developments and define the Internet of Things, this text provides balanced coverage of theory and practical issues. Reflecting research trends and industry needs, itis a comprehensive technical and practical guide to recent advances in pervasive networked systems.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781420052817
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/21/2008
Series:
Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

RFID Tags, P.J. Hawrylak, M.H. Mickle, and J.T. Cain
RFID Automatic Identification and Data Capture, X. Su, C.-C. Chu, B.S. Prabhu, and R. Gadh
RFID Data Warehousing and Analysis, H. Gonzalez and J. Han
RFID Data Management Issues, Solutions, and Directions, Q.Z. Sheng, K.L. Taylor, Z. Maamar, and P. Brebner
RFID Security: Threats and Solutions, N. Sklavos and V. Agarwal
RFID Specification Revisited, P. Peris-Lopez, J.C. Hernandez-Castro, J.M. Estevez-Tapiador, and A. Ribagorda
RFIG Geometric Context of Wireless Tags, R. Raskar, P. Beardsley, P. Dietz, and J. Van Baar
RFID Application in Animal Monitoring, V. Ntafis, C.Z. Patrikakis, E.G. Fragkiadaki, E.M. Xylouri-Fragkiadaki
RFID Applications in Assets and Vehicles Tracking, W. Liu, Z. Peng, W. Cheng, J. He, and Y. Zhang
RFID Enabled Logistics Services, Z. Luo, E.C. Wong, C.J. Tan, S.J.Zhou, W. Cheung, and J. Liu
Location Tracking in an Office Environment: The Nationwide Case Study, I. Lopez de Vallejo, S. Hailes, R. Conroy-Dalton, and A. Penn
Pervasive Computing Security: Bluetooth’s Example, G. Kostopoulos, P. Kistos, and O. Koufopavlou
Internet of Things: A Context-Awareness Perspective, D. Preuveneers and Y. Berbers
Index

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