Date Added: Apr 2013
Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID) is the next generation wireless communication technology applicable to various areas. For the beneficial features of RFID, the authors integrate RFID readers into the Material Tracking Information System. Challenges experienced in the port and shortcomings of manual based tracking systems necessitated to explore use of modern methods to track transit cargo and various parts. Parts tracking includes application in Automobile industries, Animal husbandries, Children tracking in amusement parks, Supply chain management, Attendance systems etc. In this paper, it is explained how the RFID technology works and easily management can be done using RFID technology in tracking.