The Effect of Human Body in Location Tracking by Using Passive RFID

Icen U. C. , Herekoglu O., Adali S. C. , Ertas M.

Medical Technologies National Conference (TIPTEKNO), Bodrum, Türkiye, 15 - 18 Ekim 2015 identifier

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  • Basıldığı Şehir: Bodrum
  • Basıldığı Ülke: Türkiye


RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) is a technique which is used to identify object singular and automatically. Nowadays, RFID technology is actively used in different areas such as personal, products and animals tracking to increase the efficiency in production and the quality of daily life. On the other hand, localization is another area wherein RFID is used and this provides applicable solution to staff tracking and patient treatment control. In hospitals, regular tracking of patients who need special care for their treatment is crucial. In this study, in this study, a control mechanism was created to track staff by using their personal RFID badges for special care units and the problems which has been encountered in passive RFID tags was shown.