Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Use of near field communication technology to prevent consumption and usage of expired products
by Khayyat, Ahmed M., M.S., California State University, Long Beach, 2015, 47; 1604871
Abstract (Summary)

Advancements in technology, manufacturing, and food production recently increased. With mass production, busy lifestyles, and ease of access, people forget the importance of the food expiration date. The increased use of chemicals and preservatives keeps food products fresh longer, however it increases the risk of food being poisonous if not monitored closely. An android application using Near Field Communication NFC can alert users and prevent them from consuming expired products. Embedding NFC tags into product packaging or labels can be useful. Later, the user can use the NFC tag embedded into product packaging to retrieve information about the product and set a reminder (alarm) to notify him/her of the product expiration date using their default calendar.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Englert, Burkhard
Commitee: Aliasgari, Mehrdad, Chelian, Michael
School: California State University, Long Beach
Department: Computer Engineering and Computer Science
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 55/02M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Computer Engineering, Public health, Computer science
Keywords: Android, Food, Mobile, Near Field Communication, Public health, Radio Frequency Identification
Publication Number: 1604871
ISBN: 9781339292632
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