A New Architecture of Embedded RFID Technology for Materials Flow Management


  • Shafawati Abdul Malek
  • Che Zalina Zulkifli


data acquisition, materials flow, passive RFID Gen 2, RFID, WSN, ZigBee 2.4GHz


Materials flow management in supply chain applications is a remarkable key as it contributes to the effectiveness and the success in some organisation profile. A dynamic architecture data acquisition network has been proposed as a modern technique during configuration setup without supplier’s or vendor’s configuration software so that the process of monitoring, integration and communication could be done in real time with the employment of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology. The RFID technology was said to be capable of handling items problems including damage or loss, misplaced from inventory level, shortage during production, error communication and design changes. A new passive RFID Gen 2 with integrated Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) and ZigBee 2.4 GHz technology has also been introduced to enhance system connectivity and compatibilities. The RFID technology in materials flow management was reviewed in order to explore the possibilities of system implementation especially in the supply chain environment.


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Malek, S. A., & Zulkifli, C. Z. (2015). A New Architecture of Embedded RFID Technology for Materials Flow Management. EDUCATUM Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology, 2(2), 68–75. Retrieved from https://ojs.upsi.edu.my/index.php/EJSMT/article/view/36