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RFID and BPM – Leveraging RFID through

Your Connected Systems by Using BPM

Andre Liem
Business Development Manager
NEC Hong Kong Limited
Agenda

• RFID in a Ubiquitous Society


• RFID and BPM (A Quick Overview)
• NEC RFID Experiences
• Microsoft RFID with BPM

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RFID in a Ubiquitous Society
The Role of RFID in a Ubiquitous Network Society

Visualizing the things that were hidden until now...

Types of RFID
Information

School
• Location of
Goods
• Movement
Car History
Office
• Storage
Status
You, Me, Us
• Distribution
History
• Surrounding
Conditions
Home • Goods
Boat
Description
Theatre

...Realizing a safe and secure Ubiquitous Network Society that can respond quickly to
changes based on newly visible information

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The Benefits of an RFID Solution in a Ubiquitous
Network Society

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Recycle Facility Repair Shop


Home

Benefits
• Visibility
• Efficiency
• Better Service
• Safety and Security

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RFID and BPM (A Quick Overview)
High Level Overview on RFID & BPM
Interface Middleware Business
Applications

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High Level Workflow using RFID and BPM

Office Worker Office Worker Work Monitoring


Process

Task Task Task Task

Online Offline Online Offline


Manager

RFID Middleware

Reader Reader
Process Process Process Process Process

Transportation
People Products

• Fast and accurate information of activity data, time, position, events, etc.
• Organic connection between online and offline tasks
• Real-
Real-time monitoring of entire enterprise work process

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NEC RFID Experiences
(Live Stimulation) Truck Control System
Permanent Tag
Self-service Kiosk adhere to windshield.
for driver to change P.Tag shall be invalid
contact tel no. for LOADING BAY if damage/detach from
windshield
notification of
dock allocation / 120
120 121
121 122
122 123
123 124
124 125
125 126
126
queuing for proper
truck dock
assignment
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(4)
(4) Parking
Parking at
at the
the
assigned
assigned
loading
loading bay
baywill
will (3)
(3) Proceed
Proceed to
to LED
be
be identified
identified the
the assigned
assigned Display
truck
truck dock
dock Dock No.

123

(1)
(1) Truck
Truck arrives
arrives at
at (2)
(2) Notification
Notification
entrance
entrance thro
thro IVRS
IVRS // LED
LED
// plasma
plasma
Tag Antenna Reader
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Self Service Kiosk

• Self check in/out, book


reservation and / or
extension can be process
by user themselves.
• Technology behind is the
embedded RFID Reader to
capture the tag info. when
user to place all the books
onto the table
• Tailored made Library
Card with RFID tags can
be provided for an
identification of user

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Security Gate

• Provide REAL time audio


alert to the librarian
immediately when any
book passing through the
gate without the check
out process.
• Stand alone (not
connected to any server
or database) to have
offline independency
• Adjustable buzzer volume
• High detection rate in
particularly when several
tags are in the gates
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Handheld Inventory Station

• Able to read books at


10 books per second
• Handheld and can be
operated with one
hand
• Long dimensions to
reach higher shelves

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Inmate / Staff Tracking

Officer and Staff personal Alarms

Inmate Alarms
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Inmate Staff Tracking

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Microsoft RFID with BPM