Introduction. Auto ID, Contacless ID, smart cards. Standards
Systems integration; networking, data management
Technologies and frequency bands. Active and passive tags.
Transponder and reader design
Electromagnetic considerations, antenna design, near field and far field systems, tag environment
Other approaches; smart inks, SAW, magnetic, etc
Applications: Food and Perishable Goods Condition Monitoring; Health Monitoring; Passive sensors; Localization.
Ethical, social and privacy issues