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In present day realities the search for new ways of improving business processes is directly connected with geolocation and positioning technologies. One of such solutions is RFID, a system of radio frequency identification, which allows tracking objects or persons. It is based on using readers and special RFID tags (transponders) that are placed in the form of labels, stickers, markers on tracked objects. From time to time readers send signals and tags using radio frequency emission for sending responses with information for identification.
Many companies all over the world use container traffic for delivering their goods and cargo. The process of transportation by sea differs in its complexity and requires many stages. The navigation and indoor positioning system makes it possible to be sure that the necessary goods are on the right vessel. Thanks to this system, the container arrangement and other useful information, including the port of loading, dimensions, weight, destination, will be available to the employees of the logistics center at any suitable time.
Although Bluetooth location services have been successful, there is currently a demand for solutions that can provide more high productivity. For example, some real-time location services (RTLS) deployments require centimeter precision. Fortunately, a useful new feature has recently been added to the new Bluetooth standard to meet these requirements.