‘R-Fi’ System to Track School Children Through Mobile

Pinnacle Teleservices has announced the launch of ‘R-fi’, an application which enables parents get regular updates about their school-going children on their mobile phones. Along with the in and out information about the child, the school management will also be able to send updates to parents about happenings in the school, special instructions and any other emergency notices.

‘R-Fi’ (Radio frequency Technology) will utilize the long range radio frequency technology to read the photo ID cards of the kids and as they pass through the doorways or the main gate of the school.‘R-Fi’ reader detects the signal and will automatically send alerts to the respective parents on their mobile phones through an inbuilt automated notification system about their arrival and departure from the school premises.

This innovation will prove to be very critical in today’s fast urban life where majority of the parents are working professionals and many a times their kids go to school and come home in their absence, which creates a lot anxiety. In fact, in majority of the schools Parents – Teachers Meetings are held once in 2-3 months to pass on necessary updates about the students, whereas here the frequency of information dissemination is on daily basis.


R-Fi is a very innovative futuristic product that will help in bridging the gap between the modern urban parents and the educational institutes. In today’s hectic work culture, parents just want peace of mind for their kids whereabouts and R-Fi is just the product.

The ‘R-Fi’ system is very safe for children as the allotted frequency is Government approved. The Wireless Planning & Coordination (WPC) Wing of the Ministry of Communication has assigned the 865-867 MHz UHF band for use by radio frequency identification devices.

RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) is a generic term that is used to describe the system that transmit the identity (in the form of a unique serial number) of an object or person. RFID data can be read through the human body, clothing and non-metallic materials. The purpose of an RFID system is to enable data to be transmitted by a portable device, called a tag, which is read by an RFID reader and processed according to the needs of a particular application. RFID quickly gained attention because of its ability to track moving objects. RFID is High Performance Handheld Reader with Economic Cost. Pinnacle Teleservices had introduced a system that uses R-Fi for an unique feature to track the assest.

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