Technical Presentations

Wednesday, May 10 (Afternoon)

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Internet of Things (IoT) & Next-Gen Physical Layer:
1:00 pm A Better Channel Code than FM0 for Next-Generation RFID
Gregory Durgin and Brian Degnan
1:22 pm Design of Backscatter-Based Tag-to-Tag System
Yasha Karimi, Akshay Athalye, Samir R. Das, Petar M. Djurić and Milutin Stanacevic
1:45 pm Perfect Pulses for Ambient Backscatter Communication
Michael Varner, Rajib Bhattacharjea and Greg Durgin
2:07 pm Beyond the Limits of Classic Backscattering Communications: a Quantum Tunneling RFID Tag
Francesco Amato, Hakki Torun and Gregory Durgin
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Protocols & Security:
1:00 pm Secure UHF-RFID Tag for Vehicular Traffic Management System
Qiang Li, Zhengliang Sun, Jin Huang, Sha Liu, Junyu Wang, Na Yan, Lei Wang and Hao Min
1:22 pm Reverse Engineering the Communications Protocol of an RFID Public Transportation Card
Paula Fraga-Lamas and Tiago Manuel Fernández-Caramés
1:45 pm On the Simon Cipher 4-Block Key Schedule as a Hash
Brian Degnan, Gregory Durgin and Suigin Maeda
2:07 pm SecureConfig: NFC and QR-Code based Hybrid Approach for Smart Sensor Configuration
Thomas Ulz, Thomas W Pieber, Christian Steger, Christian Lesjak, Holger Bock and Rainer Matischek

Thursday, May 11 (Morning)

10:30 – 12:00 Sensors:
10:30 am On Implementing an Unconventional Infant Vital Signs Monitor with Passive RFID Tags
Shrenik Vora, William Mongan, Jr, Endla Anday, Kapil Dandekar, Geneviève Dion, Adam Fontecchio and Timothy Kurzweg
10:52 am Finger-Augmented RFID System to Restore Peripheral Thermal Feeling
Veronica Di Cecco, Sara Amendola, Pier Paolo Valentini and Gaetano Marrocco
11:15 am Chipless RFID Temperature Threshold Sensor and Detection Method
Marcos Martinez and Daniel van der Weide
11:37 am A Dual-Band Wireless Power Transfer and Backscatter Communication Approach for Implantable Neuroprosthetic Devices
Eleftherios Kampianakis, Apoorva Sharma, Jose Arenas and Matthew Reynolds
10:30 – 12:00 Antennas & Propagation:
10:30 am Applying UHF RFID for Vehicle Identification: Protocol and Propagation Simulation
Vladimir Vishnevsky, Andrey Larionov and Roman Ivanov
10:52 am Low-Cost Low-Profile UHF RFID Reader Antenna with Reconfigurable Beams and Polarizations
Prabakar Parthiban, Boon-Chong Seet and Xue Jun Li
11:15 am Self-Reconfigurable RFID Reader Antenna
Pavel Nikitin
11:37 am RFID System Exploiting Large Metal Objects as Near Field UHF RFID Antennas
Shuai Yang, Michael J Crisp, Richard Penty and Ian White

Thursday, May 11 (Afternoon)

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Localization:
1:30 pm Outdoor meteorological effects on UHF RFID phase shift: experimental simulations
Mathieu Le Breton, Laurent Baillet, Eric Larose, Philippe Benech, Denis Jongmans, Etienne Rey and Fabrice Guyoton
1:52 pm Real-Time Code-Division Multi-Tag Localization with Centimeter Accuracy
Xiaonan Hui, Yunfei Ma and Edwin Kan
2:15 pm UHF-RFID Backscatter Channel Analysis for Accurate Wideband Ranging
Stefan Hinteregger, Josef Kulmer, Michael Goller, Florian Galler, Holger Arthaber and Klaus Witrisal
2:37 pm Performance Evaluation and Verification of Spread-Spectrum Based UHF RFID Ranging
Florian Galler, Stefan Hinteregger, Thomas Faseth, Norbert Leder, Klaus Witrisal, Gottfried Magerl and Holger Arthaber
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Antennas & Propagation; Applications & Software; Circuits, Devices & Readers:
1:30 pm Slenderly and Conformable Passive UHF RFID Yarn
Gianfranco Andia Vera
1:52 pm Towards Low-cost Object Tracking: Embedded RFID In Golf Balls Using 3D Printed Masks
Sai Nithin Reddy Kantareddy, Rahul Bhattacharyya and Sanjay Sarma
2:15 pm A 500C Tolerant Ultra-High Temperature 2.4 GHz 32 Bit Chipless RFID Tag with a Mechanical BPSK Modulator
Matthew Reynolds
2:37 pm A Low Power 2.4 GHz Superheterodyne Receiver Architecture with External LO for Wirelessly Powered Backscatter Tags and Sensors
Joshua Ensworth, Alexander Hoang and Matthew Reynolds
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Localization; Smart Cities:
3:30 pm An RFID-Based Technique for Train Localization with Passive Tags
Alice Buffi and Paolo Nepa
3:52 pm RSS Stabilization Techniques for a Real-Time Passive UHF RFID Pipe Monitoring System for Smart Shipyards
Paula Fraga-Lamas, Tiago Manuel Fernández-Caramés, Diego Noceda-Davila and Miguel Vilar-Montesinos
4:15 pm A Hidden Markov Model for Distinguishing between RFID-tagged Objects in Adjacent Areas
Matthias Hauser, Matthias Griebel and Frederic Thiesse
4:37 pm Focusing Through Walls: An E-shaped Patch Antenna Improves Whole-Home Radio Tomography
Peter Hillyard, Cheng Qi, Amal Lotfy AlHusseiny, Neal Patwari and Gregory Durgin
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Circuits, Devices & Readers; Energy Harvesting & Wireless Power:
3:30 pm A Fast Active Leakage Cancellation Method for UHF RFID Readers
Kerem Kapucu, Muriel Pauli and Catherine Dehollain
3:52 pm A Novel Adaptive Leakage Suppression Method for UHF RFID Reader
Qiang Guo, Zhengliang Sun, Jing Liu, Jin Huang, Yu Wang, Xi Tan and Hao Min
4:15 pm Ultra Low Voltage 1-V RFID Tag Implement in a-IGZO TFT Technology on Plastic
Ming Hao Hung and Chung-Hung Chen
4:37 pm A Fully Integrable Hybrid Power Management Unit for Passive UHF RFID
Menghan Sun, Said Al-Sarawi, Peter Ashenden, Mario Cavaiuolo and Damith C. Ranasinghe


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IEEE RFID Mega Challenge

Finalists of the 2017 IEEE RFID Mega Challenge on Smart Cities have been announced
The 2017 challenge will be focused on the use of RFID in a Smart Cities solution. .
The top 4 finalists of the competition are eligible for the Student Travel Grant
DEADLINE: January 31, 2017

Important Dates

  • Paper submissions due:
    January 18, 2017
  • Workshop proposals due:
    January 27, 2017
  • Mega Challenge submissions due:
    January 31, 2017
  • Paper notifications of acceptance:
    February 27, 2017
  • Poster submissions due:
    March 8, 2017
  • Poster notifications of acceptance:
    March 16, 2017
  • Paper publication-ready versions due:
    March 20, 2017
  • Poster publication-ready versions due:
    March 23, 2017
  • Conference:
    May 9-11, 2017 at Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona, USA