RFID Technology for Industry 4.0: Architectures and Challenges

C. Occhiuzzi, S. Amendola, S. Nappi, N. D’Uva, and G. Marrocco,

2019 IEEE International Conference on RFID Technology and Applications (RFID-TA)

Industry 4.0 is worldwide considered the upcoming revolution in manufacturing and industrial processes. Automa- tion, sensors and data analytics are expected to play a key role in improving performances of production and optimizing quality of objects in exercise. Great opportunities could be offered by RFID technology. Effective applications examples and case studies are in continuous growth. The paper introduces the possible architectures and the relative implementations in real scenario, together with the most critical challenges affecting communication and sensing performances.

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