ET SIG: Introduction to RFID and the EPC Network Architecture



  • Monthly Meeting of the Emerging Technology SIG



    Ricardo Labiaga - Sun


    Presentation Overview

    This presentation will introduce Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), the EPC Network architecture, and the hardware and software behind it. A Java based RFID system will be demonstrated. The presentation will also describe the relevance of RFID throughout the Supply Chain, and the technical and business factors driving its adoption.


    About the Presenter

    Ricardo Labiaga is a Staff Engineer at Sun Microsystems, Inc., where he concentrates on the development of RFID and networking technologies. He is the co-chair of the EPCglobal Reader Management Workgroup, responsible for the specification of RFID Management Standards. He is also the co-author of Managing NFS and NIS (O'Reilly).

    Ricardo holds a master of science degree in Computer Engineering and a bachelor of science in Computer Science from The University of Texas at El Paso.


    Event Logistics


    Cubberley Community Center

    4000 Middlefield Road, Room H-1

    Palo Alto, CA


    7:00 - 7:20 p.m. Registration / Networking / Refreshments / Pizza

    7:20 - 9:00 p.m. Presentation



    $15 at the door for non-SDForum members

    No charge for SDForum members

    Please call 408.494.8378 for student memberships

    No registration required

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