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MEDIA TIP SHEET – EXHIBITOR ANNOUNCEMENTS
Active RFID Systems Active RFID Systems, Inc. (ARS), a leading provider of battery-
powered radio frequency and infrared supply chain management
systems for total asset tracking, in-transit visibility, security, and data
networking over all mobile devices., and Broadcom, Inc., a global
leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications have
announced their collaboration in the development and sales of a WiFi
(802.11.b/g)-enabled radio frequency identification (RFID) tag that will
be used to track assets directly in a WiFi Network Enterprise System.
The new tag offers 1-2 years of battery life and is interoperable with
any existing WiFi network.
Under the terms of the agreement, ARS will incorporate the Broadcom
chipset into this WiFi tag and will manufacture and support the finished
tag product. Broadcom will support the hardware, firmware and
ADC ADC will showcase its TrueNet® Midspan Power-over-Ethernet
Controller at RFID World 2006 (Booth #1123). The award-winning PoE
solution allows users to easily and cost-effectively upgrade their
network to power RFID readers.
ADC’s TrueNet Midspan PoE Controller injects IEEE 802.3af compliant
power onto any standard Ethernet cable, allowing users to utilize their
entire existing infrastructure including Ethernet switches. As enterprise
networks deploy RFID readers, delivering power to these devices can
pose a challenge.
The ADC TrueNet Midspan PoE Controller allows RFID readers to be
strategically situated in locations throughout the enterprise that
optimize effectiveness, including ceilings.
To learn more, visit www.adc.com/truenet
Appleton Using direct thermal technology in warehouse, distribution and supply
chain label applications, whether RFID-enabled or standard, eliminates
multiple operational inefficiencies associated with traditional thermal
Because direct thermal is ribbonless, it is much less prone to
electrostatic discharges and therefore is an ideal method for printing
RFID labels. It also produces pristine printed images because there is
no ribbon scuffing or marking at the “chip bump.”
Also, when exposed to high levels of industrial lighting, Appleton’s
exclusive LightSafe™ Technology (patent pending) keeps direct
thermal labels white for two or more years—long after thermal transfer
labels have noticeably yellowed.
Argent Group Argent Group is announcing the signing of a partnership agreement
with VUE TECHNOLOGIES INC. which will allow the Argent
companies to add Vue’s patented ‘smart shelf’ technology to their
current range of asset tracking offerings, which are aimed at the
manufacturing and medical sectors.
Argent Group’s solutions utilize passive tags in the 915mghz and
2.45ghz frequencies, where they also have an agreement with RFSaw
Inc to utilize their Global Saw Tag (surface acoustic wave technology).
Argent Group will be showing demonstrations of their ‘Open Crib’ and
‘AssetWhere?’ software on their stand, #129.
This software enables tracking of assets and remote inventory
management. They will also show metal components tagged with
passive UHF devices.
Avery Dennison – Retail Avery Dennison Retail Information Services, which recently entered an
Information Services agreement with the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA)
to provide high volume pricing for RFID labels to AAFA member
companies, will introduce its new Gen 2 RFID Starter Kit at RFID
World. Persons purchasing the kit at RFID World will receive 1,000
Free RFID carton labels. The kit includes the AVERY DENNISON™ AP
5.4 RFID Printer, Windows®-compliant Label Management System
(LMS) software and a starter roll of RFID carton/pallet labels. Price:
$6,195. Also scheduled for exhibit and discussion: RFID tags and
labels; RFID Ticket Express (services bureau).
Available on request.
Avery Dennison – RFID Avery Dennison RFID, a business unit of Avery Dennison Corporation
(NYSE: AVY) and a leading provider of high-volume, high-quality RFID
inlays, is showcasing the industry’s broadest portfolio of high
performance Gen 2 RFID tags. Avery Dennison RFID’s Gen 2 portfolio
includes products for carton/pallet applications, and item-level
applications, and supports both EPC Gen 2, as well as ISO standard
18000-6C protocols. Avery Dennison’s robust product offering
effectively addresses a variety of RF concerns like difficult carton
contents, orientation and placement problems, high-density
environments, and other application challenges.
Applied Wireless Applied Wireless Identifications (AWID) is once again transforming the
Identifications (AWID) market landscape by offering the highest quality UHF Class 1
Generation 2 finished labels at the lowest price and selling them via the
Booth #610 Internet. AWID selected RD IDentics to provide 25 million finished
labels for inventory. AWID sells all Gen 2 finished labels at cost -
customers pay no markup; only a small handling fee. RF IDentics also
provides a 100% good label guarantee for those customers using
Printronix printers and AWID readers.
CDO Technologies CDO Technologies, a leading provider of RFID solutions and
hardware, will highlight the features of the mobile edition of its
(with RF Code, Inc.) configure-to-fit Asset Tracking Solution, ATLAS. Designed to meet
fixed inventory, production management, supply chain, and asset
Booth #1124 checkout and return requirements of the manufacturing, defense, and
medical sectors, ATLAS allows users to track a wide variety of fixed
and mobile assets.
CDO Technologies’ integration, design, development, and support
experience includes more than 2,700 active and passive RFID, linear
and 2D bar code, mobile computing, biometrics, memory buttons, and
smartcard projects. The company recently launched
CDOTechDirect.com, a comprehensive RFID solutions and hardware
site dedicated to helping clients integrate RFID technology and
solutions, including RFID compliance solutions for DoD and Wal-Mart
suppliers, asset management and tracking, consulting, and hardware
solutions. Visit the updated site at www.CDOTechDirect.com.
Checkpoint Systems, Inc. Checkpoint Systems has dramatically expanded its current line of RF &
RFID-based consumable products to now include a complete portfolio
of ISO and EPC-compliant High Frequency (HF) and EPC Generation
2 Ultra High Frequency (UHF) tags, labels, tickets, reusables and
inlays. These new ranges of products are scheduled for shipment in
Checkpoint’s Performa® line of RFID consumable products are
designed to meet the specific application, performance, pricing and
fulfillment requirements of customers in various industries such as
consumer package goods, retail, pharmaceutical, public transit &
events and library markets.
As a complement to Checkpoint’s RFID product family, the company
also provides a comprehensive selection of RFID tagging, labeling and
CIBER, Inc. CIBER, Inc. is a global IT consultancy that helps businesses,
government entities, and non-profit organizations leverage technology
Booth #304 to deliver measurable business results. With more than 80 offices in 18
countries worldwide (including 60 U.S. offices), CIBER provides local
technical and business expertise, supported by the breadth and depth
of a globally diverse firm.
Whether you are considering RFID technology for asset tracking,
mandate compliance, logistics improvement, yard management or
other processes, we can help you achieve the results your business
demands. We are software agnostic, and focus on providing total
business solutions to maximize your operation’s efficiency,
competitiveness, and profitability. www.ciber.com
Win prizes at booth #304! Along with our partners HighJump, Red
Prairie, GlobeRanger, and Intermec, we will host “Jeopardy,” “Quiz
Bowl,” and “Who Wants To Be a Millionaire”-style games to test your
knowledge of supply chain, logistics, and RFID technology. Have fun!
Win prizes! And learn about exciting new developments in RFID!
Datacon Technology The price of an RFID tag is currently the essential benchmark for
GmbH (member of BE acceptance of this technology. There is talk of the so-called "nickel
N.V.) tag", a fully operative, passive RFID transponder tag which will be
available for 5 US cents in 2008. In order to get closer to this ambitious
Booth #1231 cost objective, enablers must appear in all areas of the technology
range. Datacon will make an ambitious contribution to this. Datacon
started very successfully with its RFID technology and could require
new customers in USA and Asia. The RFID production line can be
used for HF and for UHF applications.
During the show, there will be a demo video at the booth showing the
complete inlay process of wide web printing — plating of RFID
antennas (Meco) and Die bonding (Datacon).
Data Systems The RFID Demonstration Center located at Data Systems
International’s world headquarters in Overland Park, Kansas now
supports EPC UHF Gen 2. At this facility, companies can evaluate
RFID technology and view real-time integration of RFID tag data into
The center demonstrates DSI’s data capture solution dcLINK®;
capturing and integrating item, case, and pallet data into JD Edwards
and Oracle E-Business Suite in real-time. It is an EPC-compliant RFID
demonstration of Pick/Pack/Ship outbound and inbound PO Receipt
processes using UHF Gen 2 interrogators and integrated label/tags.
To learn more or schedule a visit, please contact DSI at
At booth 1117, DSI will demonstrate wireless control of an RFID-
enabled conveyor system. In this live RFID demonstration, dcLINK®
data capture software supports a Pick/Pack/Ship outbound process
and an inbound PO Receipt process using UHF Gen 2 interrogators
and integrated label/tags. The automatic choice of bar code labels or
integrated label/tags minimizes tag costs as companies increase RFID
dcLINK expands the reach and value of enterprise systems by
capturing accurate, real-time RFID data - in production, at the
warehouse and in the field.
Ekahau, Inc. Ekahau and Symbol Technologies will showcase a solution that helps
organizations more efficiently track the location of inventory and assets
with RFID. The first implementation of this new application will use
Booth #416 Symbol’s MC9000 mobile computing RFID reader, which incorporates
Ekahau location-enabling software designed to find where RFID tags
are being read. The RFID location-enabled Symbol mobile computers
are aimed at the retail and supply chain markets and can be extended
to pharmaceutical, healthcare, government and other industries where
there is strong adoption for EPC RFID. A demonstration of the MC9000
will be available at Ekahau’s booth (416).
Ekahau (Booth 416) will demonstrate an RFID tag reader – the
MC9000 – from Symbol Technologies that is equipped with Ekahau’s
location-enabling software designed to track the location of any tagged
GlobeRanger GlobeRanger will be announcing an OEM agreement with Ross
Systems, Inc. Based on this relationship, Ross will reveal RFID2Go,
built upon the iMotion platform, to control, manage and monitor a
variety of devices, including RFID readers, RFID I/O controllers, light
stacks, and photo eyes.
GlobeRanger will also announce that IDentiTRAK Technologies, a
single source provider of AIDC and EPC compliant RFID solutions will
launch MASTERlink Edge, a suite of RFID solutions based on
GlobeRanger’s iMotion platform for managing data, devices and
processes at the edge of the enterprise.
Additional announcements will include international EOM partnerships
and customers implementations.
-Compliance & Shipping - See how compliance and shipping
processes can be optimized with edge workflows that orchestrate the
encoding of EPC values, printing of case/pallet labels and integration
with enterprise systems to reconcile actual shipment with the purchase
-Receiving - An RFID-enabled portal that is optimized for the receiving
process with multiple peripheral devices including a photo eye,
camera, LED sign, speakers, light stack and a wireless hand held
-Centralized Management and Monitoring – Comprehensive
capabilities will be demonstrated for managing and controlling devices,
data and processes for multi-site, production deployments.
Hitachi High Hitachi High Technologies America (HTA) offers innovative RFID
Technologies America, product solutions, covering the full frequency spectrum, through
partnerships with strategic material and manufacturing companies that
utilize the world's most advanced technologies.
HTA's product line ranges from discrete components such as printed
and etched antennas, inlays, conductive chip bonding pastes, to
complete finished solutions such as smart cards, paper tickets/labels,
and extreme temperature resistant tags. HTA's superior quality, low-
cost solutions match the time-sensitive needs of the RFID
Impinj, Inc. In response to demand from the global retail supply chain and other
high-growth markets to begin tagging at the item-level for key
applications including pharmaceuticals and high-value apparel, Impinj
has spent significant effort to extend its case and pallet-level UHF
system performance to support item-level tagging. Impinj’s GrandPrix
solution, comprising Monza™ chips, freely licensed tag antennas, and
the Speedway™ reader, allows retailers one common infrastructure
simplifying RFID installations and reducing implementation costs
without sacrificing system performance or functionality.
Impinj will demonstrate its GrandPrix™ UHF Gen 2 solution for item-
level tagging at booth #217. Utilizing the company’s Monza™ chips
and Speedway™ readers, Impinj has developed a solution that
provides ONE infrastructure for item-level to pallet tagging that can be
used worldwide. Demonstrations will showcase robust performance,
high read reliability, and adjustable read range for the following
-Pharma Point of Sale: a typical store tote basket filled with mixed
items including liquids and metals.
-Apparel Point of Sale: a large quantity of stacked garments with small
form factor tags.
-Pharmaceutical vials: 9 mm tags attached to vials in close proximity.
Intermec Inc. It turns out that a forklift can be a powerful, mobile RFID tool. Intermec,
Cascade, Cisco and Red Prairie have developed a concept for a
“forklift of the future” that incorporates RFID technology into a forklift’s
very infrastructure, replacing today’s cumbersome and inefficient bolt-
on approach to data collection. This concept incorporates powerful
dashboard computers, easy-to-reach RFID controls assimilated into
the lift’s control mechanisms, wireless real-time location tracking and
navigational LEDs for optimal routing, and easy-to-adjust RFID readers
designed into the frame of forklift attachments for flexible and accurate
use with a wide range of goods and supplies.
-RFID “Forklift of the Future” – Four-company collaboration on a
concept for an RFID-enabled forklift enhances warehouse worker
productivity and efficiency
-RFID Forklift System Here Today – Intermec and its partners offer a
complete RFID system available today
-RFID Incentive Programs – Powerful incentives make the move to
Gen 2 easy and cost-effective
-Tags, Media and Printers – Intermec’s full suite of Gen 2 equipment is
International Paper International Paper’s Smart Packaging business has changed its name
to ASURYS™ (ə’-shoor’-ǐs); Although the business has changed its
name from Smart Packaging, customers will continue to receive
experienced RFID consulting and integration services from the
business. ASURYS will focus on maintaining its leadership position in
the RFID industry as a trusted RFID partner with vision, experience
and proven results.
International Paper International Paper’s ASURYS business, formerly Smart Packaging,
and OTA Training have partnered to offer vendor-neutral RFID+
certification training that teaches the knowledge and skills necessary
for a new wave of evolving RFID technicians. This is the industry’s first
RFID+ CompTIA approved certification training program. The first class
was recently held at ASURYS’ Customer Solution Center (CSC) – a
RFID testing, training and engineering development center – in
Participants were trained for certification in the areas of RF physics,
RFID tags and interrogation zone basics, site analysis, design
selection, installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of RFID
hardware, as well as standards related to RFID systems.
International Paper International Paper’s ASURYS business, formerly known as Smart
Packaging, deployed an RFID warehouse tracking system at
International Paper’s Texarkana, Texas paper mill in 2003 and has
made significant contributions to the growing RFID space.
ASURYS’ most recent RFID developments are in the area of RFID-
enabled material handling equipment. In March of this year, the
business introduced its RFID-enabled lift truck solution, which was the
first RFID solution of this type, and in July ASURYS partnered with
NACCO Materials Handling Group (NMHG) to offer an RFID-enabled
lift truck for commercial sale. ASURYS recently made further
expansions to its RFID Warehouse Tracking System by partnering with
AWID to offer rugged readers for the RFID-enabled inventory
movement truck solutions.
JDS Professional JDS Professional Services Inc., a world-leading provider of targeted
Services Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS) solutions, will demonstrate its
(with RF Code, Inc.)
flagship CALTS™ software suite, and showcase their award-winning
solution for container tracking featuring time-space visualization. Using
Booth #1124 a holistic approach in defining an asset, CALTS advances global asset
management in a single, easy-to-use system, integrating seamlessly
with existing tracking device technologies.
JDS Professional Services is a solutions integrator and software
developer dedicated to the delivery of enterprise-wide Real-Time
Location Systems. Visit www.jdsps.com for more information.
Loftware, Inc. Loftware debuts its Loftware Print Server 8.4 with RFID reader support
for Alien, Symbol, ThingMagic, and AWID. Available immediately, it
delivers RFID reader functionality that not only represents the next step
in the Company’s history of innovation in marking technology, but also
delivers a uniquely-positioned and timely solution for systems requiring
a mixture of barcode and RFID technology, while remaining hardware
agnostic. A proven brand leader for its ability to integrate from a
centralized software platform both RFID ‘Smart Labels’ and bar code
labeling, this release extends these capabilities by adding software
support for fixed mount RFID reader technology.
Loftware will demonstrate a real-time pallet build and pallet receive
In the pallet build test, cartons placed on a pallet and each carton’s
SGTIN is read and compared to a list of expected values. The operator
then writes a pallet tag and attaches the tag to the ship-ready pallet.
In the pallet receive demonstration, the pallet moves into the reader’s
field. The field is compared to a list of expected ASNs. If the ASNs are
successfully matched, the pallet is received. If pallet or carton tags do
not match, the pallet is rejected for exception processing.
Marnlen RFiD Marnlen RFiD, which designs, manufactures, and supplies standard
and custom flexible RFiD labels, for use in even the harshest operating
environments, announced today that its new high-speed RFID label
production equipment is in production, capable of inserting any size
RFID inlay to label face stock. 100% end-of-line inspection ensures
quality, accuracy and reliability – RFID labels and tags that perform.
Marnlen RFiD is a division of Marnlen Management Limited, with North
American state-of-the-art 250,000 square foot 6-Sigma facility,
ISO9001:2000 certified & 25+ years global leadership. Contact
866-729-RFID(7343) or www.marnlen.com.
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Markem Corporation MARKEM, now providing solutions for RFID tagging on the production
line, will be exhibiting the 800 Series high-speed RFID
encoder/applicator. The 800 Series can apply up to 100 tags per
minute and is available in two options for tagging cases on the
production line: hi-speed blow applicator and on-pitch inlay application.
The 800 Series is EPCglobal Gen 2 compliant and facilitates flexible
tag placement options to meet positioning requirements for all types of
products and is built to integrate with existing software, systems and
MARKEM invites you to come and see how you can successfully
implement RFID tagging in production. Demos will run every half hour.
Meco Equipment Meco’s Additive Copper Process, for wide web production provides
Engineers B.V. (member high-volume capacity with the lowest antenna production cost in the
of BE Semiconductor
Industries N.V.) industry. In the past months Meco upgraded its Meco FAP line to a
web width from 430mm (17”) to 650mm which in creases the
Booth #1231 throughput by 50%! Additionally, Meco offers a new feature (optional)
on its Meco FAP portfolio (integrated punch-unit).
During the show, there will be a demo video at the booth showing the
complete inlay process of wide web printing — plating of RFID
antennas (Meco) and Die bonding (Datacon).
Metroplex Technology The Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC) will host a press
Business Council conference on Wednesday, March 1, at 11:00 a.m. in the Gaylord
Texan to announce a new identity for the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
Booth #204 This new tag and logo will recognize the region’s global leadership in
the RFID industry, as well as the depth and breadth of the existing
RFID ecosystem in North Texas. Speakers will include Bill Sproull,
MTBC president/CEO, and Rusty Cone, president of Alliance Systems.
More details will be e-mailed to all media attending RFID World prior to
March 1 and will be available in the media room.
Miles Technology, Inc. Miles Technology and the RFID Benchmark LAB have announced CP
Express™! A $2,995 multi-user compliance labeling software solution
for meeting DoD and retail mandates (Wal-Mart®, Best Buy®, Target®,
Demonstrations will be at the Miles RFID World Booth #423. Sign up
for Evaluation copies!
CP Express™ installs in minutes, supports all the major hardware
suppliers! Key features:
• RFID label templates,
• Automatic EPC & DoD number generation and tracking,
• Tag verification
• Easy routines for associating case to pallet labels
• Export data to WMS/ERP or ASN/EDI transactions.
• Upgradeable to Compliance Partner.
See Booth #423 or www.RFIDLabeling.com.
The Miles Technologies Booth (#423) will conduct demonstrations on
both our fully automatic Compliance Partner vRFID software and CP
Express™. You will see how each solution meets the mandates in a
side by side, step by step demonstration.
Compliance Partner vRFID is typically installed in larger companies
requiring fully automated solutions for production processing of RFID
tags. Miles has installations in Wal-Mart®, Best Buy®, Target® and DoD
CP Express™ is our customer installable solution and at $2,995 offers
tremendous value and upgradeability.
MOXA Technologies MOXA has been one of the top device networking manufacturers since
1987. With its cutting-edge product and “customer-first” attitude, MOXA
provides “best value” products to several RFID system integrators.
MOXA Technologies is looking to strengthen brand awareness for its
RFID application at this show. In addition, the company is interested in
generating concrete leads that would take us into RFID networking
market. The goal is to be considered as a preferred supplier, and the
leading RFID System device networking solution manufacturer.
Many RFID System integrators use their own hardware incorporated
with their RFID middleware for collecting and analyzing data from their
readers. While some of these methods are sophisticated, others can
be as simple as using standard single board computer. MOXA focuses
on creating data networking products that provide including Serial-to-
Wireless, Serial-to-Ethernet, and Embedded Computing Solutions.
Since the current trend is to use down-sized computers as front-end
processors in the RFID industry, MOXA will exhibit our latest Serial-to-
Wireless Ethernet Device Server and Embedded Computer in booth
#1209 at the RFID World show.
New Jersey Packaging New Jersey Packaging, a dedicated partner for pharmaceutical printing
solutions, now offers a full range of printed and die-cut cGMP
compliant labels incorporating RFID tags.
These labels with 100% readable RFID tags are delivered ready to use
for a wide range of applications including item-level products, as well
as case and pallet lots. New Jersey Packaging can also provide
support to help ensure that RFID implementation is successful.
The RFID labels are part of New Jersey Packaging’s new
RxTrackNSecure™ protective product line that make use of the
latest technology in anti-diversion, anti-counterfeiting and anti-fraud
printing methods to provide durable, easy-to-apply, and relatively
affordable ways to guard against pharmaceutical product fraud and
maintain consumer confidence and safety.
Omron RFID OMRON RFID (www.omronrfid.com) is announcing the availability
of the OMRON RFID “One Day” Compliance Package supporting
both EPC Class 1 and Gen 2 standards.
The comprehensive compliance package creates a one-day-and-done
opportunity for suppliers to Wal-Mart, Target, Best Buy, the U.S.
Department of Defense and other retail vendors to meet RFID tag
mandates. All OMRON RFID customers who place an order for the
compliance package on or before March 31, 2006, will receive 10,000
free RFID labels and a discount on future RFID certification training
from the company.
Omron RFID will demonstrate its Gen 2 kit which has the ability to
expand from two devices to any type or number of EPC RFID devices
across a Wal-Mart or DoD suppliers’ entire enterprise. It includes an
OMRON RFID reader/writer, antenna, all cables, tags, an optional
computer, an RFID printer, an indicator “stack” light, a mounting stand
for the antenna with all hardware and the software required for
compliance. Also included are operator training, professional set-up
services and system documentation. Users of OMRON RFID
compliance packages will also benefit from a free one-year firmware
support agreement for specification enhancements and performance
Paxar Corp. 1. The Monarch turnkey RFID Shipping and Labeling Solution.
Everything you need to implement a RFID case and pallet program,
including the printer/ encoder, smart labels, readers and software.
2. Its latest partnership with Alien Technology to sell, install and
service the full Alien line of readers. Paxar’s experienced systems
integration team has been completely trained by Alien, and represents
one of the largest trained integration forces in the industry.
3. New item-level RFID solutions, building on Paxar’s successful work
for Marks & Spencer, providing item-level inventory control tags for the
U.K. retailer’s item RFID trial.
1. Complete, turnkey Monarch RFID Shipping/Labeling System.
2. New Monarch item-level RFID solutions: see the Marks & Spencer
inventory control tag successfully used in the U.K., and Paxar’s other
item-level solutions for apparel and pharmaceuticals based on this
3. Monarch Smart Relay system, where the Monarch printer
distinguishes among data streams, “relaying” the data stream
containing EPC information to a Monarch RFID Printer/Encoder and
printing regular bar code labels on a standard Monarch 9855 printer.
4. Monarch Smart Labels, twice tested in the factory, backed by our
110% Smart Label Performance Guarantee.
Precision Dynamics Corp. Precision Dynamics Corporation (PDC) will showcase RFID solutions
for patron management and healthcare at RFID World.
PDC Smart Band® RFID Wristbands, Smart Kiosk™ and PDC Smart®
Readers, provide venues with an RFID cashless point-of-sale (POS)
payment system. Smart Kiosk is a free-standing terminal with touch-
screen that allows patrons to load money using cash, credit or debit
cards onto RFID wristbands. Smart Kiosk works similar to an ATM
machine, but instead, funds are transferred onto patrons’ RFID
wristbands. The Smart Band Wristband System helps increase
throughput at concession stands, reduce long admission lines,
streamline overall operations, and more.
Demonstrations of Smart Band® RFID Wristbands used with the Smart
Kiosk™ Cashless Payment System for patron management, and with
the DR1000 Dual RFID/bar code Reader for Healthcare and
RadiantWave RadiantWave provides innovative RFID-enabled solutions for mobile
(with RF Code, Inc.) resource management and security, enhanced with components for
real-time process management and performance measurement. These
Booth #1124 solutions are deployed through industry-specific vertical templates
developed from industry best practices and our 25+ years of supply
chain solutions experience.
RadiantWave serves a diverse range of horizontal markets including
transportation and logistics, discrete manufacturing, retail/wholesale,
government, healthcare and services. Applications areas include
supply chain visibility, WIP tracking, enterprise asset tracking,
personnel security, asset and cargo security, and container and yard
RadiantWave will highlight DLx Mobile Resource, a total solution
integrating infrastructure middleware and mobile computing with an
industry leading end-to-end application for optimized control of mobile
resources. For more information, visit the company’s web site at
RF Code, Inc. Expanding the global availability and Real-Time Location Systems
(RTLS) applications for its active tags, RF Code, Inc. is extending its
Mantis II product line with the addition of its 433 MHz Mantis Asset Tag
and 433 MHz Mantis Reader.
The 433 MHz frequency is widely allocated for use throughout the
world allowing RF Code’s new asset tags and readers to be used in a
broader number of countries. Enhanced signaling capabilities
substantially improve the ability of Mantis to be used in Real-time
Location Systems (RTLS) applications. The Mantis 433 MHz line now
offers a low cost tag and the only 10+ year tag battery life for 433MHz
products in the market.
RF Code, Inc. RF Code, Inc. is showcasing its TAVIS™ data management platform
integrated with enterprise software solutions developed by partners,
CDO Technologies, JDS Professional Services, RadiantWave and
SenseIQ, Inc. The partners demonstrated TAVIS-powered
applications at RF Code’s booth in four core vertical markets: container
tracking, defense, healthcare, and supply chain.
RFID, Inc. GPS & Cellular communications from RFID Reader – RFID, Inc., in
conjunction with its partner FedTrax, has added GPS & Cellular
capabilities to its Extend-a-Read 433 MHz Active Tag product line.
RFID, Inc., in conjunction with Two Technologies, is debuting a 125
KHz version of the JETT.RFID that operates with many standard 125
KHz chips. A next generation release will incorporate ISO 11784/5
RightTag, Inc. RightTag, Inc., a leading provider of comprehensive wireless and
wireline RFID solutions, introduced the industry’s first 13.56 MHz
wireless RFID scanner with Bluetooth. The new scanner, BT
RIGHTReader, offers users greater flexibility by eliminating the need
for cumbersome wires and transmitting data to devices up to ten
meters away. RightTag also introduced the RIGHTScanner, a
compact, inexpensive RFID scanner designed for companies looking to
increase security and control and monitor access, or to better track
product inventory. Both products perform well in harsh environments
with no line of sight, making them effective in places where bar-coding
is not an option.
RightTag will be demonstrating its new Bluetooth-enabled wireless
RFID Scanner, BT RIGHTReader, and its new access control scanner,
RIGHTScanner, along with its existing suite of comprehensive wireless
and wireline RFID solutions. Visit RightTag at Booth # 104.
SAVR Communications SAVR Communications announces the release of its FCC
approved Connect & Communicate product line, a completely modular
Booth #1217 low-cost RFID reader platform that can be configured for nearly any
RFID application. This versatile platform allows you to choose from a
variety of communication, industrial control and radio frequency
modules to adapt the functionality of the reader to suit specific
requirements. The Windows-style interface allows users to setup
specific programs and functionality (exclusive of a main control system)
to handle data processing at the reader level, significantly reducing
middleware and integration costs. The platform is software
upgradeable to assure that you can always conform to the newest
protocols and industry standards. The rugged modules are NEMA
rated for use in industrial environments.
Secura Key Secura Key announces the release of the newest product in the
e*Tag® family of 13.56 MHz RFID readers. The ET8-WTD is designed
to mount into a standard electrical box and use a Decora-style
faceplate. Available in white and ivory, this reader meets the aesthetic
requirements of many business applications. e*Tag® readers work
with DES-encrypted cards and key tags from Secura Key, but can also
read any ISO 15693 RFID tag. The industry-standard Wiegand output
makes this reader compatible with most access control systems.
SenseIQ, Inc. SenseIQ, Inc. is a leading provider of intelligent asset tracking software
(with RF Code, Inc.) to enterprises and Managed Service Providers. The company’s
hardware agnostic, flexible software architecture with dynamic user-
Booth #1124 defined workflows, data aggregation capability from multiple sites
empowers customers with tools to manage assets and unlock the
value of best-of-breed RFID deployments.
SenseIQ will demonstrate an asset tracking application for the
healthcare industry. The company will show the ability to automatically
track, trace and locate hospital assets, such as wheelchairs, stretchers
and IV pumps across multiple sites and demonstrate the ability to
define workflow rules to trigger alerts and alarms.
Using SenseIQ’s InSight Platform, enterprises in the healthcare,
distribution, manufacturing and other industries can improve their asset
tracking capability, streamline operations and increase asset visibility
and control across the organization. For more information, visit the
company’s web site at www.senseIQ.com.
Siemens Energy & Siemens has more than 20 years of experience in the RFID field.
Automation Siemens will unveil several new products for the RFID market,
including end-to-end solutions for the UID mandate of the Department
Booth #1301 of Defense, combining RFID and 2D-Data Matrix Code reading. The
company will also introduce a RF identification system (13.56 MHz
radio frequency) designed for use in assembly lines, production lines,
and conveyor systems.
SkyeTek, Inc. SkyeTek, Inc., a company focused exclusively on providing advanced
RFID reader technology in multiple frequencies, will be making several
customer and product announcements at the show, each
demonstrating the SkyeTek vision for disaggregated reader technology
(ReaderWare) and the vanishing RFID reader (where RFID becomes a
standard feature of existing applications and processes). To find out
more, please visit them in booth 313.
Texas Instruments Texas Instruments and Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation (Nasdaq:
SSCC), the industry’s leading integrated manufacturer of paperboard
and paper-based packaging, are demonstrating the first Electronic
Product Code™ (EPC) Generation 2 (Gen 2) RFID strap-on-box
Texas Instruments TI’s high-frequency ISO/IEC 14443 microprocessor-based payment
card inlay has achieved certification from MasterCard International for
use in its PayPass™ contactless payment program in North America.
TI’s inlay is small enough to enable four-line embossing, while
supporting the four centimeter read range requirements of PayPass.
TrenStar On February 28, 2006 mobile asset management specialist, TrenStar
Inc., will announce the availability of a new research report by leading
research firm Aberdeen Group called Empowered Asset Management:
Sharing and Tracking Logistics Assets to Improve ROI. Findings
support the increasing importance of RFID as a way to better manage
a company’s logistics assets. Beginning February 28th TrenStar will
offer the full report to attendees at the RFID World tradeshow in Dallas,
Tex. Visit the TrenStar booth #1026 to receive a copy. Additionally,
the report will be available at www.trenstar.com.
UPM Raflatac UPM Raflatac announces new Rafsec RFID products at booth #723.
These include new UHF Gen 2 tags and inlays called MemoryStick,
Frog and Mini. These products offer excellent value, performance and
memory features. UHF Gen 2 products are available as dry inlay, wet
inlay and tag. In addition to the UHF products, UPM Raflatac
showcases the Rafsec HF product family.
Expanding the Rafsec product portfolio provides greater selection of fit-
for-application products. With manufacturing capacity in USA and
Europe and offices around the globe, UPM Raflatac is serving global
RFID markets as the first truly global RFID tag supplier.
Gen2 demo. Reading and writing Rafsec Gen2 tags.
Wise Media Technology Wise Media Technology (WMT) introduces the Finger & Grain
Communication System (FGC). This new breakthrough RFID system
dramatically advances the usage of RFID applications. While wireless
RFID tags are becoming ubiquitous, high costs and limited distances
have hampered the use of passive and active tags in many
applications. WMT has overcome this problem by developing a unique
progressive communications method for using hybrid RFID tags called
GRAIN. It uses no batteries, yet combines the features of both passive
and active tags. This allows real time precision data collection. FGC
offers the industries first truly low-cost high quality RFID solution.
Wise Media Technology Wise Media Technology (WMT) Tokyo, Japan and Media Vision GmbH
(MVG) Siegen, Germany are announcing a joint venture. WMT is a
creator of innovative leading edge RFID technologies and integrated
solutions. Media Vision GmbH a developer and integrator of media
solutions for home and commercial use. The marriage of these two
companies will allow WMT to provide integrated modular solutions
leveraging RFID technologies with various media devices &
visualization methods that will allow us to provide a complete range of
industry leading solutions. This combination will take WMT into new
untapped global markets by leveraging the engineering teams in
Germany and Tokyo.
1. Main Stage - Singapore Parking Lot Car Locator
* One Solution for Multiple Applications
* Real-Time RFID Tracking
* Variable Distance Communication
* Wireless Power Supply
* Hybrid-Tag Technology
2. Selectable RFID Reader Technology
3. Hybrid Tag – New Generation
4. Tags - Various Tag Designs & Hybrid Tag
5. Antenna Designs and Features of WMT Antennas
Zebra Technologies Zebra Technologies offers ultra-reliable products backed with more
than 35 years of successfully developing supply chain printing
solutions As a pioneer in RFID, supporting international development
for nearly a decade, Zebra’s goal is to help companies achieve
successful RFID implementations. Zebra now offers UHF RFID multi-
protocol printer/encoders for sale in 39 countries on five continents
worldwide -- more than any other brand. With converting facilities in
North America and Europe, Zebra also offers one-stop shopping for
smart supplies, offering the broadest selection of EPC UHF Gen 2
tags/inlays, as well as label stocks, adhesives and ribbons at highly
-Multi-protocol UHF EPC-compliant printer/encoders that support
both Gen 2 EPC and Gen 1 EPC protocols
-RFID Gen 2 Supplies/Smart Media