Technical Papers and Posters

Wednesday, April 3
13:00 – 14:30

Antennas and Propagation
Chair: Mohammad S. A. Alhassoun, Georgia Institute of Technology
Applications and Software

Chair: Francesco Amato, University of Roma Tor Vergata

Textile Based Embroidery-Friendly RFID Antenna Design Techniques,

Yulong Liu (Southern University of Science and Technology, P.R. China); Lulu Xu and Yi Li (University of Manchester, United Kingdom, Great Britain); Terry Ye (Southern University of Science and Technology, P.R. China)


A versatile, automated, cost-effective testing platform for hands-on UHF RFID measurements

Niklas Beuster (Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany); Alexander Ihlow (Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany); Johannes Trabert (MetraLabs GmbH, Germany); Kurt Gerd Blau and Carsten Andrich (Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany); Giovanni Del Galdo (Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS & Technische Universität Ilmenau, Germany)


Scalable Near-field fed Far-field UHF RFID Reader Antenna for Retail Checkout Counters

Prabakar Parthiban (Auckland University of Technology & Times-7 Research Ltd, New Zealand); Boon-Chong Seet and Xue Jun Li (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand)


L-Shaped Chipless Tag Design Analysis and Optimization for Fully Inkjet Printing

Vinicius Ferro; Pedro Rebello; Matheus Quadros (FIT – Flextronics Instituto de Tecnologia, Brazil); Wagston Staehler (HP, Brazil)

Adopting Hyperledger Fabric Blockchain for EPCglobal Network

Pamela Hui Ting Chua and Yingjiu Li (Singapore Management University, Singapore); Wei He (Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology, Singapore)


IDCam: Precise Item Identification for AR Enhanced Object Interactions

Hanchuan Li (University of Washington, Microsoft Corporation, USA); Eric Whitmire and Alex Mariakakis (University of Washington, USA); Victor Chan (Qualcomm, USA); Alanson Sample (University of Michigan, USA); Shwetak N. Patel (University of Washington, USA)


IDAct: Towards Unobtrusive Recognition of User Presence and Daily Activities

Hanchuan Li (University of Washington, Microsoft Corporation, USA); Chieh-Yih Wan and Rahul Shah (Intel Corporation, USA); Alanson Sample (University of Michigan, USA); Shwetak N. Patel (University of Washington, USA)


RFID for Everyone: Design of an Easily-Accessible, Experimental UHF RFID Platform

Stewart Thomas (Bucknell University, USA)

Thursday, April 4
13:30 – 15:00

Circuits, Devices and Readers & Energy Harvesting

 Chair: Jukka Voutilainen, Voyantic


Chair: Stewart Thomas, Bucknell University

A 1 Mbps 158 pJ/bit Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Compatible Backscatter Communication Uplink for Wireless Neural Recording in an Animal Cage Environment

James Rosenthal and Matthew Reynolds (University of Washington, USA); Alexandra Pike (Juanita High School, USA)


5.8 GHz Near Field Power Harvesting Circuitry Implemented in 14 nm CMOS Technology

Scott Suko, Parrish Ralston and Darnell Lane (Northrop Grumman Corporation, USA); Jamin McCue (Ohio State University, USA); Shuai Zhou, David Fry, Chris Kalaigian, David Cross and Bryce Winters (Northrop Grumman, USA)


Battery-Free Wireless Video Streaming Camera System

Ali Saffari, Mehrdad Hessar, Saman Naderiparizi and Joshua R. Smith (University of Washington, USA)

An RFID to I2C Bridge IC with Supply Interference Reduction for Flexible RFID Sensor Applications

Jun Tan; Muralikrishna Sathyamurthy; Alexander Rolapp, Jonathan Gamez and Moataz Elkharashi (IMMS – Institute for Microelectronic and Mechatronics Systems GmbH, Germany);  Benjamin Saft (Scientific Associate, Germany); Sylvo Jäger (Microsensys GmbH, Germany); Ralf Sommer (Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany)


Electromagnetic characterization of a food safe, organic smart material for customizable temperature threshold sensing in cold chain applications

Tharindu Athauda (Monash University, Australia); Rahul Bhattacharyya (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA); Nemai Karmakar (MONASH University, Australia); Sanjay Sarma (MIT Auto-ID Center, USA)


Ubiquitous moisture sensing in automaker industry based on standard UHF RFID tags

Joan Melià-Seguí and Xavier Vilajosana (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain)

Thursday, April 4: 15:15 – 16:45


Chair: Joshua Ensworth, Impinj

Protocols and Security

 Chair: Brian Degnan, White River Technologies

Estimating Relative Tag Locations based on Time-Differences in Read Events

Thomas Hasler, Matthias Wölbitsch, Michael Goller and Simon Walk (Detego GmbH, Austria)


Harmonic UHF RFID Ranging with 50-Micron Accuracy and 1-kHz Sampling Rate

Xiaonan Hui and Edwin Kan (Cornell University, USA)


Breaking the Range Localization Limit of RFIDs: Phase-based Positioning with Tunneling Tags

Cheng Qi (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA); Francesco Amato (University of Roma Tor Vergata, Italy); Mohammad Alhassoun (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA); Gregory Durgin (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)

Configurable Anonymous Authentication Schemes For The Internet of Things (IoT)

Amar A Rasheed; Ray R Hashemi; Ayman Bagabas, Jeffrey Young and Chanukya Badri; Keyur Patel (Georgia Southern University, USA)


A Secure and Efficient Parallel-Dependency RFID Grouping-Proof Protocol

Vanya Cherneva; Jerry Trahan (Louisiana State University, USA)


IEEE RFID 2019 Posters and Authors

RAIN RFID Reader Antenna Selection Guide
Prabakar Parthiban; Giuliana Gilges-Richards

A 24-GHz RFID Tag for Next-Generation RFID Systems
Jesse Jiang; Siddharth Kotapati; Kibeom Kim; Baris V Gurses; Mohammad Alhassoun; Gregory Durgin

Beam Scanning UHF RFID Reader Antenna with High Gain and Wide Axial Ratio Beamwidth
Rui Chen; Shuai Yang; Michael Crisp; Richard V. Penty; Ian H. White

RFID-based MEMS sensor
Marin Marinov; Gorin Goranov

The Deployment of RFID Technology on Small Farms in Holopaw, FL: A Community-Centered Effort
Fitzroy Nembhard; Marco M Carvalho; Kleanthis Tegos

Case study of deploying RFID solution for waste disposal: Next step to Internet of Trashed Things achieving
Pavel Stasa; Jiri Svub; Filip Benes; Jakub Unucka; Lukas Vojtech

RF signal autonomous measurement tool
Pavel Stasa; Jiri Svub; Filip Benes; Lukas Vojtech; Jakub Unucka; Marek Neruda

Non-Vital Privacy Compromise for Improved Services in Pilgrimage Seasons
Mohamed Mohandes

2.4 GHz Passive Gen2 RFID System
Pavel Nikitin; Joshua Ensworth; KVS Rao; Alberto Pesavento; John Kim

A 16-bit Flexible RFID Tag of Stabilizing Operation in HF Band
Sin Jie Wang; Chung-Hung Chen; Yu Chih Wang; Yi Cheng Lai; Jen Pei Tseng; Yu Chieh Lin; Min Feng Chiang; Tung-Tsun Lin; Regina Mao; Yu Jung Liu; Carla Lin; Hsiangchi Chen; Yu Da Chen; Wen Bin Hsu

Wi-Fi Approach for Indoor Localization
Jiri Svub; Filip Benes; Pavel Stasa; Jakub Unucka; Lukas Vojtech

Neural Network-Based State Estimation of HIMR RFID System
Qian Yang; David Taylor; Gregory Durgin

Breaking the Range Localization Limit of RFIDs: Phase-based Positioning with Tunneling Tags
Cheng Qi; Francesco Amato; Mohammad Alhassoun; Gregory Durgin

Wi-Fi Based Temperature Sensor
Filip Benes; Jiri Svub; Pavel Stasa; Jakub Unucka; Lukas Vojtech

Dynamic Monitoring with RFID Tag Sensor to Use in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Flávia C Costa; Renato Kanno; Ricardo T. Yoshioka; Emerson Canuto; José Martins; Jean Baracat

Viability of RF-triggered Embedded Sensors for Infrastructure-to-Vehicular Communication
Kenji Aono; Owen Pochettino; Sri Harsha Kondapalli; Shantanu Chakrabartty

TDMA Protocol for Dual Mode Operation of Passive RFID Tags: Identification and Sensing
Laura Arjona; Joshua R. Smith; Florian Muralter

IEEE RFID 2019 posters will be displayed in the IEEE Poster and Mega-Challenge Area on the RFID Journal LIVE! trade show floor.