RFID Sensors and Artifact Tracking

  • Marina BuzziEmail author
  • Caterina Senette
Part of the Geotechnologies and the Environment book series (GEOTECH, volume 16)


As network bandwidth steadily increases and touchscreen mobile devices become ever more pervasive, objects achieve an electronic identity by actively building the “Internet of Things” (IoT). RFID technology as well as sensor networks (SN) are important elements in the creation of the IoT, with innovative customized apps designed around people. This chapter introduces basic features of RFID systems and discusses their potential in the field of cultural heritage protection and promotion. After a brief introduction, RFID is introduced, describing recent research improvements that integrate sensor ability in RFID (semi)passive tags. Next, we focus on its application in the field of cultural heritage, introducing related work and discussing possible scenarios of use. Finally, conclusions and future prospects end the chapter.


Cultural Heritage Cultural Asset Electronic Product Code Cloning Attack Asset Management System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Informatics and TelematicsNational Research Council (IIT-CNR)PisaItaly

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