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NFC Security Guard Systems


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A demonstration of an NFC Security Guard System by Claire Zarb from aDesign

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NFC Security Guard Systems

  1. 1. NFC security guard systems 1.NFC 2. Functional Phones in a work environment
  2. 2. 1. NFC (near field communication)
  3. 3. NFC in brief <ul><li>a convenient way to transfer data between a phone and other devices by touching them together </li></ul><ul><li>turns your phone into a smartcard </li></ul><ul><li>make purchases by tapping your phone to an NFC reader </li></ul><ul><li>use your phone as a travel card at an NFC ticket gate </li></ul><ul><li>NFC typically works over a distance of a few centimetres </li></ul><ul><li>uses a smart chip to store credit and travel card details securely </li></ul>
  4. 4. Brief Technology description <ul><li>What is NFC? </li></ul><ul><li>communicates via magnetic field induction and operates in the radio frequency of13.56 Mhz, with a band width of 14 kHz. </li></ul><ul><li>Exchanging information between phone and a device: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>an NFC credit card reader, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>an NFC ticket gate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>an RFID tag </li></ul></ul><ul><li>RFID (Radio-Frequency IDentification) </li></ul><ul><li>Compact wireless technology capable of transmitting a unique identifier such as a unique serial number across a distance in response to a query from a reading device. </li></ul><ul><li>The RFID tags utilized in the Security application are passive, meaning that they lack batteries and obtain their power from the query signal of the NFC reading device itself. </li></ul>
  5. 5. NFC Practical Examples <ul><li>NOKIA NFC APPLICATIONS </li></ul>
  6. 6. First test project - Security tracking <ul><li>NFC solution keeping track of security guard routes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Last time they logged </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>stations where they scanned </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Example of control level shown in page below of Vittoriosa waterfront. </li></ul>
  7. 9. Next Project <ul><li>Very Big brewery in Malta … </li></ul>
  8. 10. 2. Functional Phones in a work environment
  9. 11. Common applications <ul><li>A big Market for lone workers </li></ul><ul><li>- Future EU employment laws converging to a situation where an employer will be needed to be more responsible for the safety of their ‘lone worker’ employees. </li></ul><ul><li>prevention </li></ul>
  10. 12. On the job Applications
  11. 13. So we need a phone which has <ul><li>GPS on Board </li></ul><ul><li>An alarm button </li></ul><ul><li>Very long battery life(2 months standby) </li></ul><ul><li>Water proof (eg keep in the water for a time) </li></ul><ul><li>Shock proof (drop on concrete) </li></ul><ul><li>Men Down Functions – volunteer </li></ul><ul><li>3 messages (Freefall – impact – no motion) </li></ul>Features
  12. 14. This phone exists!!!
  13. 15. ...And we create the applications <ul><li>Example </li></ul><ul><li>GPS track and trace </li></ul><ul><li>End to end check (Are you still alive?-10mins) </li></ul><ul><li>If no motion we play an audio file on the loud speaker of the phone… “Help me! … Help me!! … Help me!!!” </li></ul><ul><li>Battery check of the phone from the server- constant reminder to charge tonight </li></ul>
  14. 16. Thank you For your attention
  15. 17. Questions??? <ul><li>General – Now </li></ul><ul><li>Technical – After the presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback… </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Tel: (00356) 79692220 </li></ul>