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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2014, Article ID 197437, 8 pages
Research Article

RFID Presenter: A New Way to Feel a Talk

Deusto Institute of Technology, DeustoTech, University of Deusto, 48007 Bilbao, Spain

Received 15 November 2013; Accepted 16 January 2014; Published 10 April 2014

Academic Editor: Yuan Yao

Copyright © 2014 Jonathan Ruiz-de-Garibay et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


RFID is a key which enables technology for the Internet of Things paradigm, allowing the virtualization of the physical objects into the Internet. There are uncountable applications whereby these connected objects can be a breakthrough for new business models, and this work shows a good example of that. We present the RFID Presenter as the evolution of a classical consumer electronic product to a novel connected Internet product with the addition of the RFID technology. It supposes a new way to manage the conference talks in a personalization way, improving the end-user interaction and providing services that were impossible before. The design, implementation, and validation of a real gadget are well explained in order to give a real example of how the Internet of Things can be integrated into daily objects and enhance the end-user experiences.