A Feasibility Study on the Safety Confirmation System Using NFC and UHF Band RFID Tags

Shigeki TAKEDA  Kenichi KAGOSHIMA  Masahiro UMEHIRA  

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IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems   Vol.E102-D   No.9   pp.1673-1675
Publication Date: 2019/09/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1361
DOI: 10.1587/transinf.2018OFL0002
Type of Manuscript: Special Section LETTER (Special Section on Log Data Usage Technology and Office Information Systems)
Category: System Construction Techniques
Keyword: 
safety confirmation system,  disaster,  NFC,  UHF band RFID tag,  

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Summary: 
This letter presents the safety confirmation system based on Near Field Communication (NFC) and Ultra High Frequency (UHF) band Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID) tags. Because these RFID tags can operate without the need for internal batteries, the proposed safety confirmation system is effective during large-scale disasters that cause loss of electricity and communication infrastructures. Sharing safety confirmation data between the NFC and UHF band RFID tags was studied to confirm the feasibility of the data sharing. The prototype of the proposed system was fabricated, confirming the feasibility of the proposed safety confirmation system.