08004414 is referenced by 2 patents and cites 5 patents.

Material passing through a piping is laced with Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags. As the RFID tags pass an RFID sensor, which is either adjacent to or within the piping, a flow-rate of the material is determined by counting the rate at which the RFID tags pass the RFID sensor.

Title
Use of RFIDs to measure flow-rates of materials flowing through piping
Application Number
12/49099
Publication Number
8004414 (B2)
Application Date
March 14, 2008
Publication Date
August 23, 2011
Inventor
James R Kraemer
Santa Fe
NM, US
Robert L Angell
Salt Lake City
UT, US
Agent
Dillon & Yudell
Assignee
International Business Machines Corporation
NY, US
IPC
G01F 1/708
H04Q 5/22
G08B 21/00
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