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uFarm: a smart farm management system based on RFID
Author(s): Hyoungsuk Kim; Moonsup Lee; Jonghyuk Jung; Hyunwook Lee; Taehyoun Kim
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Paper Abstract

Recently, the livestock industry in Korea has been threatened by many challenges such as low productivity due to labor intensiveness, global competition compelled by the Free Trade Agreement (FTA), and emerging animal disease issues such as BSE or foot-and-mouth. In this paper, we propose a smart farm management system, called uFarm, which would come up with such challenges by automating farm management. First, we automate labor-intensive jobs using equipments based on sensors and actuators. The automation subsystem can be controlled by remote user through wireless network. Second, we provide real-time traceability of information on farm animals using the radio-frequency identification (RFID) method and embedded data server with network connectivity.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 January 2008
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6794, ICMIT 2007: Mechatronics, MEMS, and Smart Materials, 67945L (9 January 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.784214
Show Author Affiliations
Hyoungsuk Kim, Univ. of Seoul (South Korea)
Moonsup Lee, Univ. of Seoul (South Korea)
Jonghyuk Jung, Univ. of Seoul (South Korea)
Hyunwook Lee, Univ. of Seoul (South Korea)
Taehyoun Kim, Univ. of Seoul (South Korea)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6794:
ICMIT 2007: Mechatronics, MEMS, and Smart Materials
Minoru Sasaki; Gisang Choi Sang; Zushu Li; Ryojun Ikeura; Hyungki Kim; Fangzheng Xue, Editor(s)

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