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Rfid In Vehicle Access


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Long Range Vehicle Access using ThingMagic RFID readers

Rfid In Vehicle Access

  1. 1. Case Study RFID in Vehicle Access Control
  2. 2. Case Study- Centrum House • Corporate headquarter of one of the leading Financial Company in India • Situated at CST Road, near Mumbai business hub BKC • Multiple entries and exits • Multiple parking areas • Motorized Gate at the main entrance and boom barriers for basement
  3. 3. Operational Characteristics • The parking in the building is divided in two parts a) Upper Deck- Entry and exit through same gate, reserved exclusively for top management. b) Main Entry/Basement – Separate sliding gates for entry and exit • Additionally basement entry has barriers installed to prevent the parking of visitors vehicles in the basement • The sliding gates were earlier operated manually by the guards after visible authentication of vehicles.
  4. 4. Goals • To allow automated vehicle access to premises • Reading from long distance 5+ meters • Off line authentication of vehicles • Complete control on system from PC • User Reports
  5. 5. Products Used • ThingMagic Mercury 4 UHF Readers – 2 Nos. • M/ACOM Bi-static Antennas – 6 Nos. • SM Electronics - Opto Isolated GPIO board – 2Nos. • FAAC Boom Barriers – 2 Nos. • FAAC motorized gates – 3 Nos. • Vicinity RFID – Agile Middleware for Vehicle Access.
  6. 6. The Solution • Both the main entrances were controlled using 1 no. Mercury 4 Reader and 3 Bi-static antennas.
  7. 7. RFID Site Layout
  8. 8. • The boom barriers and exit gate are controlled using 2nd Mercury 4 Reader. • Tags are affixed inside the windshield of the authorized vehicles. • System Authenticates the authorized vehicle and signals the gate /barrier to open.
  9. 9. Software : Introducing Agile • Agile middleware is ported in the Mercury 4 readers enabling it to work even if the PC is switched off. • The entire tag data is ported in the readers. • Agile Synchronization module is installed in the PC. • The PC is used to upload and download the data and transactions. • The entry and exit reports are generated form the Agile module in the PC.
  10. 10. Contacts Vicinity RFID Solutions Pvt. Ltd. # 312, Building 2, Sector 3, Millennium Business Park, Mahape, Navi Mumbai – 400 710. INDIA Tel: +91 93200 68035/22 2778 0343 email.: Web: