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Annals of Computer Science and Information Systems, Volume 8

Proceedings of the 2016 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems

Modelling and evaluation of a multi-tag LED-ID platform


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15439/2016F89

Citation: Proceedings of the 2016 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, M. Ganzha, L. Maciaszek, M. Paprzycki (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 8, pages 10491056 ()

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Abstract. An LED-ID system works like an electronic``tag'' transmitting a short digital broadcasted message. Low complexity LED-ID installations, being a subset of an emerging class of visible light communication (VLC) systems, may be considered as a replacement of popular RFID tags, Bluetooth tags and Wi-Fi beacons. In this work, we focus on multi LED-ID environments with``dense'' tag placement. The problems that we focus on are estimating the level of cross-tag interference and the issue of tag proximity - how closely can we place the tags without making the system unusable? We present a theoretical model with a numerical simulation of sample arrangements. We also describe the results of experiments we conducted in a real-world test environment under different external lighting conditions.


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