Introduction to RFID - Comparison with other identification systems - Operating and physical principles. Types of tags - Passive, active, semi-passive, security issues,
memory capacity - Radio regulatory issues and frequency ranges. Challenges in deployment-cost comparison of tags and readers in India.
Communication principles, coding, modulation and demodulation - Data integrity multiple access procedures -Anti-collision procedures - Security issues and solutions. Hardware architecture of Tags and readers - Transponder design – memory- Sensors. Reader RF inrerface-control unit – Middleware - Near field communications. Comparison of successful RFID standards.
Case studies - Smart cards - Public transport - Payment systems - NFC Applications - Electronic passport - Ski Tickets - Access control - Online and offline Systems - Supply chain and transport systems - Container transport animal identification - Stock keeping - Industrial and medical applications.