Real-time resource location tracking in Building Information Models (BIM) Conference

Costin, A, Pradhananga, N, Teizer, J et al. (2012). Real-time resource location tracking in Building Information Models (BIM) . EURO-PAR 2011 PARALLEL PROCESSING, PT 1, 7467 LNCS 41-48. 10.1007/978-3-642-32609-7_5

cited authors

  • Costin, A; Pradhananga, N; Teizer, J; Marks, E


  • The purposes of this research are to develop and evaluate a framework that utilizes the integration of commercially-available Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and a BIM model for real-time resource location tracking within an indoor environment. A focus of this paper is to introduce the framework and explain why building models currently lack the integration of sensor data. The need will be explained with potential applications in construction and facility management. Algorithms to process RFID signals and integrate the generated information in BIM will be presented. Furthermore, to demonstrate the benefits of location tracking technology and its integration in BIM, the paper provides a preliminary demonstration on tracking valuable assets inside buildings in real-time. The preliminary results provided the feasibility of integrating passive RFID with BIM for indoor settings. © 2012 Springer-Verlag.

publication date

  • September 5, 2012

published in

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

International Standard Book Number (ISBN) 13

start page

  • 41

end page

  • 48


  • 7467 LNCS