Forward Error Correction in Long-Range RFID systems
Conference: Smart SysTech 2012 - European Conference on Smart Objects, Systems and Technologies
06/12/2012 - 06/13/2012 at Osnabrück, Deutschland
Proceedings: Smart SysTech 2012
Pages: 6Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Schantin, Andreas (Institute for Data Communications Systems, University of Siegen, 57068 Siegen, Germany)
In this paper the use of forward error correction (FEC) in long-range RFID systems according to the EPCglobal standard is investigated. A model describing the system behavior in the presence of frame-errors is presented and used to evaluate the improvements introduced by the FEC. Additionally the original EPCglobal system and the extended system are compared by means of a computer simulation. The results of the model analysis and of the simulations are presented, demonstrating the achievable improvements.