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2006 League for Innovation CIT


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2006 League for Innovation CIT

  1. 1. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) in the Lower Division Majid Ghadiri Robert Sompolski Oakton Community College October 24, 2006
  2. 2. Overview of Discussion <ul><li>Oakton background </li></ul><ul><li>Funding to seed the program </li></ul><ul><li>Industry Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Current status of RFID equipment and software </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum to date </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstration of RFID Applications </li></ul>
  3. 3. Oakton Community College, IL <ul><li>District 535 - north suburban Cook County </li></ul><ul><li>Two campuses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Des Plaines, IL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>75% credit enrollment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Performing Arts Center </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Business Institute </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Skokie, IL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>25% credit enrollment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Art, Science & Technology Pavilion </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Oakton Art, Science and Technology Pavilion – August 2006 <ul><li>Ray Hartstein Campus - Skokie, IL </li></ul><ul><li>Architecture, Art & Graphic Design labs </li></ul><ul><li>Electronics, Microsoft, Cisco and SOHO networking labs </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing & Engineering labs </li></ul><ul><li>Biology and Chemistry labs </li></ul><ul><li>General purpose computer labs </li></ul>
  5. 5. Transportation, Warehousing & Logistics Curriculum <ul><li>Bar code readers </li></ul><ul><li>Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) portal </li></ul><ul><li>RFID/bar code printers </li></ul><ul><li>Supply chain and logistics courses </li></ul>
  6. 6. Initial Funding <ul><li>US Department of Labor Workforce Investment Act Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Illinois Community College Board </li></ul><ul><li>Grant goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Host a TWL seminar – November 2005 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop a TWL curriculum </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Industry Collaboration <ul><li>Stratum Global, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Omron RFID Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>William Frick & Company </li></ul><ul><li>Zebra Technologies Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>Intermec Technologies Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>Intel Corporation </li></ul>
  8. 8. Industry Contributions &Activities <ul><li>Donations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Intermec – Antennae </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stratum Global – Reader and Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Omron – Second Port </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zebra - Printer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Collaboration of curricular development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stratum Global – various RFD courses </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Components of RFID Systems <ul><li>Tag </li></ul><ul><li>Reader </li></ul><ul><li>Antenna </li></ul><ul><li>Air Inteface </li></ul><ul><li>Host </li></ul>
  10. 10. RFID System Components RFID Reader RFID tag Host System RFID Middleware enterprise Integration Mobile Reader <ul><li>RFID Tags </li></ul><ul><li>Chip </li></ul><ul><li>Antenna </li></ul><ul><li>Packaging or substrate </li></ul>
  11. 11. RFID Tags 125 kHz 13.56MHz 860-950 MHz <ul><li>Inductive </li></ul><ul><li>20-70 feet of wire </li></ul><ul><li>50-2,000 turns </li></ul><ul><li>Inductive </li></ul><ul><li>Planar or wire </li></ul><ul><li>3-20 turns </li></ul><ul><li>Backscatter </li></ul><ul><li>Planar foil or </li></ul><ul><li>conductive ink </li></ul>
  12. 12. RFID Frequency Characteristics
  13. 13. Oakton Fixed RFID Portal
  14. 14. Handheld Reader <ul><li>Wireless hand-held device performs real-time asset inventories by location (building, department, room, …) </li></ul><ul><li>Interrogates tabs and collects data (serial #, maintenance info, software versions, …) </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>RFID Access Control Tunnel (Portal) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Self-Contained </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Portable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wireless Enterprise Integration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sensors & Alerts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Permits Site Access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data collection based on entry and exit </li></ul></ul>Stack lights Reader (NEMA enclosure) Sensors Antennas Oakton Mobile RFID Portal
  16. 16. RFID Core Courses <ul><li>RFD 101 – Introduction to RFID </li></ul><ul><li>RFD 102 – TagNet Middleware </li></ul><ul><li>RFD 103 – The Impact of RFID in the Supply Chain </li></ul><ul><li>RFD 251 – RFID Practicum </li></ul>
  17. 17. Additional TWL Courses <ul><li>MGT 155 – Operations & Supply Chain Management </li></ul><ul><li>MGT 156 – Introduction to Transportation, Warehousing and Logistics </li></ul><ul><li>MFG 162 – Introduction to Bar Code Technology and Applications </li></ul>
  18. 18. New Certificate Programs <ul><li>RFID Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Intro. to Electronics </li></ul><ul><li>PC Hardware Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless networking </li></ul><ul><li>MS Access Database </li></ul><ul><li>Sensors & Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Intro. to Bar Coding </li></ul><ul><li>Programmable Controllers (PLC) </li></ul><ul><li>TWL Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Intro. to Bar Coding </li></ul><ul><li>Fund. of Supervision </li></ul><ul><li>Oper/Supply Chain Mgt. </li></ul><ul><li>MS Access Database </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Sensors & Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Intro. to TWL </li></ul><ul><li>Safety and Risk Mgt. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Future Efforts <ul><li>RFD 105 – RFID Readiness Assessment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pre-installation scans for cold spots, estimating proximity to antennas of warehouse storage, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>RFD 106 – RFID I nstallation Configuration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trouble shooting poor performance, measuring capacity of installation, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ELT 209 – The Physics of RFID </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The science and electronics that supports the various hardware components of RFID systems. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Associate in Applied Science in RFID </li></ul><ul><li>Non-credit seminars and workshops </li></ul>
  20. 20. Traditional Supply Chain Traffic Consumer Purchase Retail Outlet Distribution Center Product Development Raw Materials Push Push Push Push
  21. 21. RFID Enabled Supply Chain Traffic Consumer Purchase Retail Outlet Distribution Center Product Development Raw Materials Pull Pull Pull Pull
  22. 22. Thank You for Your Attention! <ul><li>Questions? </li></ul>
  23. 23. RFID Demonstration - Lab #9 <ul><li>Equipment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Intermec 750 handheld with RFID Reader </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Parts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Smart Label with readable Bar Code and readable RFID inlay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smart label with unreadable Bar Code and readable RFID inlay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smart label with readable Bar Code and damaged RFID inlay </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. For Further Information <ul><li>Program web site </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Majid Ghadiri </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>847-635-1909 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bob Sompolski </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>847-635-1975 </li></ul></ul>