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Students Present RFID Tech That Can Locate Lost Baggage At Airports
Jul 16, 2018

Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) uses electromagnetic fields to automatically identify and track tags attached to objects. The tags contain electronically-stored information."The model presented by us uses passive RFID tags. The tags can help locate baggage and gives real-time information at what stage of transfer a bag is in. Passengers can get information about their luggage on their smart-phones or through SMS," said Supreeth YS, who was leading the Bengaluru-based college's team.He also said that the tags can be reused and passengers can also attach it to collars of their pets to track them. 


Besides passengers, even airport officials can use information from these tags to locate and trace misplaced baggage, Bansal said, adding that the tags can be used with the existing system.