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Using RFID to Overcome Inventory Control Challenges: A Proof of Concept [chapter]

Dane Hamilton, Katina Michael, Samuel Fosso Wamba
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Using a Proof of Concept approach, this paper examines RFID's impact on inventory control of a small-to-medium retailer.  ...  Despite these encouraging findings in relation to using RFID for inventory control purposes within the small-to-medium retailer, it is recommended that other alternatives aimed at improving the inventory  ...  Furthermore, it'll be important to identify a set of key performance indicators to measure improvements from RFID.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-02830-4_27 fatcat:kjzs53bbzjflvfjpdvrmrwih7u

Radio frequency (un)identification: Results from a proof-of-concept trial of the use of RFID technology to measure microenterprise turnover in Sri Lanka

Suresh de Mel, Dammika Herath, David McKenzie, Yuvraj Pathak
2016 Development Engineering  
We test the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) tags as a means of objectively measuring stock levels and stock flow in small retail firms in Sri Lanka.  ...  First, current RFID-technology is more difficult to use, and more time-consuming to employ, than we envisaged.  ...  There are three main findings of this proof of concept trial.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.deveng.2015.06.001 fatcat:ocwqqk4mxjakpm5mxw2tkquvyu

Services, Use Cases and Future Challenges for Near Field Communication: the StoLPaN Project [chapter]

Carlo Maria, Alice Moroni, Valentina Volpi, Ugo Biader, Andras Vilmos, Balazs Benyo
2011 Deploying RFID - Challenges, Solutions, and Open Issues  
JME-based mobile host application in order to provide seamlessly multiple services. • To demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed proof-of-concept solution in a smart retail environment. 269 Although  ...  Moreover, the consortium has detailed the technical environment necessary for the dynamic management of NFC services, building a proof-of-concept prototype of the NFC wallet application based on a component  ...  Radio frequency identification (RFID) is a technology that is rapidly gaining popularity due to its several benefits in a wide area of applications like inventory tracking, supply chain management, automated  ... 
doi:10.5772/20358 fatcat:orhaigwwjratpigte2z6q2ur5m

Privacy in the Internet of Things: threats and challenges

Jan Henrik Ziegeldorf, Oscar Garcia Morchon, Klaus Wehrle
2013 Security and Communication Networks  
Second, we classify and examine privacy threats in this new setting, pointing out the challenges that need to be overcome to ensure that the Internet of Things becomes a reality.  ...  These threats involve new challenges such as the pervasive privacy-aware management of personal data or methods to control or avoid ubiquitous tracking and profiling.  ...  Fourth, we present the main technical challenges and potential approaches to overcome those threats in the IoT.  ... 
doi:10.1002/sec.795 fatcat:iqqa5dncufchhhtosguiuc6h2u

Challenges for Database Management in the Internet of Things

Joshua Cooper, Anne James
2009 IETE Technical Review  
We refer to the earlier work that might provide solutions for these challenges. Finally we discuss a road map for the Internet of Things and respective technical priorities.  ...  We consider the challenges brought by the need to manage vast quantities of data across heterogeneous systems.  ...  Already Internet-enabled RFID is being used in inventory control, logistics, and healthcare.  ... 
doi:10.4103/0256-4602.55275 fatcat:comhlrdbsbdprc5lknwbuxw4ki

The Role of RFID in Green IoT: A Survey on Technologies, Challenges and a Way Forward

Zainatul Yushaniza Mohamed Yusoff, Mohamad Khairi Ishak, Kamal Ali Alezabi
2021 Advances in Science, Technology and Engineering Systems  
The use of resources in this area presents new challenges for this technology. The goal was to find a green IoT that focuses on energy efficiency and IoT efficiency.  ...  The Internet of Things (IoT) is a technology that enables communication between everyday life using different sensor actuators that work together to identify, capture, and distribute critical data from  ...  Acknowledgment The authors would like to thank Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) and Universiti Sains Malaysia, for providing the financial support under Research Grant RUI(1001/PELECT/8014049) to carry out  ... 
doi:10.25046/aj060103 fatcat:plofdecp6zespcblkqe7a567vi

IoT in Supply Chain Management: Opportunities and Challenges for Businesses in Early Industry 4.0 Context

Tharaka de Vass, Himanshu Shee, Shah Miah
2021 Operations and Supply Chain Management An International Journal  
The study offers a proof-of-concept of IoT benefits that strengthen the IoT-related investment decision, sheds light on adoption challenges and develops propositions for future research.  ...  While the IoT is reported to be a foundation technology for the emerged Industry 4.0 era, empirical evidence related to IoT use in supply chain management is scant.  ...  It thus generates new empirical evidence and insights to validate, extend, and complement the IoT proof-of-concept.  ... 
doi:10.31387/oscm0450293 fatcat:xajrhetm75htva4nvxjxryibcq

A Distributed Architecture for Human-Drone Teaming: Timing Challenges and Interaction Opportunities

Karin Hummel, Manuela Pollak, Johannes Krahofer
2019 Sensors  
In this article, we discuss the design considerations of the distributed approach, a sample implementation on a smartphone, and an application to the concrete use case of bookshelf inventory.  ...  To support civilian human-drone teams, we propose a distributed architecture where sophisticated operations such as image recognition, coordination with humans, and flight-control decisions are made, not  ...  The founding sponsors had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of the data; in the writing of the manuscript; nor in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19061379 fatcat:ri3gcihi7febrlw3peaho7tr2u

Emerging Challenges and Sustainability of Industry 4.0 Era in the Malaysian Construction Industry

2020 International journal of recent technology and engineering  
Today's businesses are challenging what to call a new technological change. Technological advancements are going towards more enhanced internet-based method resolutions.  ...  The paper objects are to explain what modifications that help achieve a sustainable of industry 4.0 in the construction industry, efficient and recognizing potential developments, understanding hazards  ...  To accomplish the aims of this study, a systematic review was conducted to present proof for the synthesis.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijrte.a2564.059120 fatcat:5sf4etpsdzesjp6vyr4d7j6lra

A Sationless Bikeshare Proof of Concept for College Campuses

Luke Boegner, Yong Cho, Nicholas Fleming, Tyler Gilman, Teng Kuan Huang, Kyle King, Nathaniel Kruder, Joshua Lafond, Timothy McLaughlin, Sye Hoon Noh, William Poh, Emily Ruppel (+1 others)
2016
The smartlock system design incorporates several innovative approaches to provide usability, security, and reliability that overcome the limitations of a station centered design.  ...  The development of an independent smartlock to replace bike stations is essential to meet the needs of the modern college student.  ...  Acknowledgements First, the team would like to thank Dr. Robert Newcomb for his invaluable  ... 
doi:10.13016/m23v06 fatcat:lus5etciinacdj6pedqfljfsnm

Food Logistics 4.0: Opportunities and Challenges

Sandeep Jagtap, Farah Bader, Guillermo Garcia-Garcia, Hana Trollman, Tobi Fadiji, Konstantinos Salonitis
2020 Logistics  
Food Logistics 4.0 is a term derived from Industry 4.0 focusing on all the aspects of food logistics management based on cyber-physical systems.  ...  It has tremendous potential in terms of bringing transparency, swift delivery of food at reduced cost, flexibility, and capability to deliver the right quality product at the right place and at the right  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/logistics5010002 fatcat:7i6xo53jrzamxm7st5nwxt2euy

Recent advances in Blockchain Technology: A survey on Applications and Challenges [article]

Saqib Hakak, Wazir Zada Khan, Gulshan Amin Gilkar, Basem Assiri, Mamoun Alazab, Sweta Bhattacharya, G Thippa Reddy
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The rise of blockchain technology within a few years has attracted researchers across the world.  ...  The prime reason for worldwide attention is undoubtedly due to its feature of immutability along with the decentralized approach of data protection.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This research is supported by the University of Northern British Columbia under FUND 15021 ORG 4460.  ... 
arXiv:2009.05718v2 fatcat:impy4idmjnfa3hybkotjczh4pu

On The Security of RFID-based Monitoring Mechanism for Retail Inventory Management

Yu Yi Chen
2012 KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems  
A proper mechanism of inventory control could be made to help the profitability. As RFID is applied to inventory control, it can improve efficiency, enhance accuracy and achieve security.  ...  The aim of this article is to provide a study on the issue of inventory inaccuracy and to show the manner in which RFID technology can improve the inventory management performance.  ...  It is known that inventory control is related directly to retailer's profit. A proper mechanism of inventory control could be made to improve profitability of enterprise.  ... 
doi:10.3837/tiis.2012.02.004 fatcat:7ad4fvbcxrdirfh3tkpqljzwce

Integration of Blockchain and Cloud of Things: Architecture, Applications and Challenges [article]

Dinh C Nguyen, Pubudu N Pathirana, Ming Ding, Aruna Seneviratne
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Compared to other relevant survey papers, we present a thorough review on the emerging BCoT platforms and services which are useful to researchers and application developers in identifying and catching  ...  In this context, blockchain provides innovative solutions to address challenges in Cloud of Things in terms of decentralization, data privacy and network security, while Cloud of Things offer elasticity  ...  It uses smart contracts to track company inventory and product during the supply chain process. RFID labels are placed on shipments, which then reveal the history of a product in its entirety.  ... 
arXiv:1908.09058v1 fatcat:ik4s66nxifhthgm3gj3rrbgbey

Integration of Radio Frequency Identification Technology in Supply Chain Management: A Critical Review

Palesa Kgobe, Paul Ozor
2021 Operations and Supply Chain Management An International Journal  
The RFID is a useful tool for effective management of organisations' supply chain activities and global competitive competencies.  ...  This paper critically presents a terse account of Radio Frequency Identification Device (RFID) integration in SCM using literature review analytical research approach.  ...  Kamalapur and Lyth (2020) present a proof of concept study to explore the effect of two compensation strategies on supplier's returns and retailer's gains in an e-commerce dropshipping supply chain environment  ... 
doi:10.31387/oscm0460303 fatcat:3z6zx6smujhnhe4wpmdjsg6pae
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