RF Identification Systems

Test & Measuring Instruments, Automatic ID, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment

RFID Data Loggers ensure cold chain validation.

October 8, 2015

With temperature range of -40 to +70°C, Easy2log© RFID Temperature Data Loggers offer temperature monitoring solution that allows users to track and trace food and beverage products for complete cold chain validation. IP67-rated loggers can each store up to 8,000 samples in internal memory. Using EPC C1G2 RFID interface, semi-passive tags have read range of 10 m in air (2.5 m on metal) at 2W ERP, allowing them to automatically read temperature data without opening product boxes. Read More

Automatic ID

AEI Reader tracks rail cars and cargo inventory.

October 8, 2015

Featuring integrated UHF RFID capability, Trimble® Juno® T41 R-AEI reads both rail-industry specific Automatic Equipment Identification tags and Electronic Product Code tags used worldwide. Mobile workers can stand up to 8 ft away to read AEI tag and more than 12 ft to read EPC tags, allowing safety requirements to be met. Equipped with 4.3 in. sunlight-readable display and 32 GB flash memory, IP68-rated handheld reader includes GSM/CDMA, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth® technology. Read More

Automatic ID, Test & Measuring Instruments

Base Station Analyzer offers CPRI RF measurement option.

September 15, 2015

With CPRI RF measurement option, BTS Master™ Analyzer enables field engineers and technicians to conduct accurate RF measurements on Remote Radio Heads while remaining at ground level. Analyzer can conduct RF measurements over fiber optic CPRI link connecting baseband unit and RRH. In addition to accelerated sweep speed for capturing bursty signals, BTS Master can tune and pan on displayed signal and zoom into particular area of interest. Read More

Automatic ID, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment

Small RFID-UHF Label is designed for on-metal applications.

August 27, 2015

With performance enabling acceptable reading ranges even on narrow components or housings for RFID on-metal applications, 10 x 50 x 1.7 mm ((rfid))-DistaFerr Mini allows automated transmission of production-specific data to UHF-RFID reader integrated in machine. Reading range is up to 1 m, and user can program and print label individually on-site with thermal transfer printer. Product can be used as service label or for intelligent communication medium between product and machine. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Automatic ID

Site Analyzer detects passive intermodulation over CPRI.

August 26, 2015

Portable and rugged with 12 in. touchscreen, PIM Site Analyzer-alpha provides multi-function on-site tests and measurements of active and passive elements — whether outdoor or indoor systems, RF or fiber optic. Plug-and-play modular and broadband design with exchangeable band filter units ensures flexibility and future-proofs system. Operating from battery and 110/220 Vac, analyzer provides antenna isolation measurement, DTF measurement, and VSWR/Return loss measurement. Read More

Robotics, Automatic ID

Tablet Computer targets POS and mPOS environments.

August 3, 2015

Powered by Intel® Celeron® N2930 quad-core processor, Gladius G1052C comes with 10.4 in. AFFS+ TFT active matrix display with 1024 x 768 XGA resolution. Unit integrates 1D/2D barcode scanner, ISO 15693/14443A/14443B RFID/NFC reader, magnetic stripe reader, and rear facing 5 MP auto-focus camera. For real-time data transfer and processing, unit includes WiFi, Bluetooth™, WLAN, WWAN, and GPS. IP54-rated tablet has solid rubber bumpers for impact protection and meets MIL-STD-810G standard. Read More

Automatic ID

Flexible RFID System can read 3 different frequencies.

July 28, 2015

Addressing flexible manufacturing challenges, BIS V has 4 dedicated RFID ports and one IO-Link master port. This combination allows RFID to be mixed with sensors, hubs, actuators, and SmartLight tower lights. Rated to IP65, processor can mount directly on production line and connect to major control systems. Network In and Out port enables network to be configured in multiple topologies and make single connection back to PLC via Ethernet/IP, Profinet, Profibus, CC-Link, or Ethercat. Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Proximity Card Reader features flexible compatibility.

June 5, 2015

RP-15.2 RFID reader operate with identification, computing, access control, and other systems via identifiers presented in form of proximity cards and keyfobs. Supporting such card formats as HID and EM-Marin, unit can be installed on metal surfaces and operates through Wiegand interface. Plastic housing, which features 2-color LED indicator on front panel, supports outdoor use. Operation is compatible with external controllers of different types. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Automatic ID

Long Range RFID Reader operates at vehicle entry checkpoints.

May 28, 2015

Designed to control passage of vehicles at entrance points, Model IR10 allows proximity card presentation without leaving car. System provides RS-485 and Wiegand outputs, and supports card reading distances from 60–100 cm, depending on proximity card type. Considering different heights of passenger cars and heavy trucks, it is recommended to install four IR10 readers at vehicle checkpoint: 2 for entrance and 2 for exit. They can be connected to one PERCo controller, which operates boom barrier. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Automatic ID

Passive RFID Decal provides secure vehicle identification.

April 24, 2015

Based on Alien Technology HIGGS chip and VENUS transponder, ASTRIA Decal is suited for automatic vehicle registration, electronic toll collection, and access control. User can print and program secure RFID and bar coded data on-demand using STAR's printing software and qualified RFID thermal-transfer printer. User memory can be secured via chip's read-lock and/or write-lock functions. For tamper evidence, decal is available with non-removable, non-transferrable/break on removal feature. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Automatic ID

RFID Labels aid health/beauty product inventory management.

April 24, 2015

Slim and Whisper labels address inventory management challenges regarding health/beauty/cosmetics products. Optimized for performance with Checkpoint RAIN RFID solutions, tamperproof Slim integrates Impinj® Monza® R6 chip (featuring AutoTune™), has 88 x 7 mm label size, and can be applied over packaging of health/beauty/cosmetics products. Whisper, with label size of 12 x 12 mm, also integrates Monza R6 chip and features removable adhesive that will not leave any marks on cosmetics products. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Automatic ID

Handheld Mobile Computer reads RFID tags in railroad industry.

April 23, 2015

Designed to read Automatic Equipment Identification RFID tags required on all railcars in North America and widely used globally, XM2-RFID for Rail allows rail and intermodal companies to effectively track and monitor equipment. Handheld unit weighs just 13 oz and reads tags from at least 3.3 ft away. Sealed to IP64 standards, rugged reader includes user-addressable compass for transportation applications, 3.2 in. color display, and Motorola SE4500 2D imager. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Automatic ID

Mobile RFID System manages medical field inventory.

April 23, 2015

Providing automated inventory management system with no manual tracking, barcodes, or scanners, RFID Mobile Case helps solve issues of managing field inventory. Every piece in kit, whether added or removed, along with each kit's location is recorded in real-time. For field reps this means that sales are instantly recorded, eliminating paperwork lag times. RFID Mobile Case can also trigger automated invoicing for consignment applications and facilitate rep-to-rep transfers. Read More

Automatic ID, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment

RFID Transponders, Handheld Reader suit service applications.

April 8, 2015

Suited for use in distributed configurations, UHF RFID data carriers RF622L and hardened RF622T offer 4 KB capacity that enables data to be stored on tagged objects and facilitates accelerated access to them. Mobile handheld reader, Simatic RF650M, operates from rechargeable battery (up to 9 hr/charge) and enables identification of numerous transponders at ranges up to 3 m in logistics and service applications. It can also be used for writing to transponders. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Automatic ID

Site Analyzer provides PIM detection over CPRI.

March 5, 2015

Rugged and portable with 12 in. sunlight-readable touchscreen, Broadband Passive Intermodulation Site Analyzer is designed for multi-function on-site tests and measurements of active and passive elements — whether outdoor or indoor systems, RF or fiber optic. Unit provides DTF measurement, antenna isolation measurement, and VSWR/Return loss measurement. Featuring plug-and-play design with exchangeable band filter units, analyzer minimizes risk of obsolete equipment. Read More

Automatic ID, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Communication Systems & Equipment

RFID Inlays are based on Impinj Monza R6 chip.

March 2, 2015

Suited for large-scale deployment in supply chain, RFID inlays for retail industry feature designs that accelerate writing speed while promoting backscatter strength, parallel encoding capabilities, and read- and write-sensitivity. Belt inlay, with compact form factor and minimized antenna size, meets ARC requirements for European and US apparel retailers. With 42 x 16 mm antenna, SMARTRAC MiniWeb inlay passes ARC category K performance requirements for SFF-seeking European retailers. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Automatic ID

Battery-Free RFID Tag monitors voltage level.

February 9, 2015

Capable of transmitting unique identifier and associated voltage level measurement data to commercial EPC C1G2 reader, VMETER-DCLV10 measures voltages from 0–1.5 V with adjustable gain of 1–1,000. Unit has 96 bit EPC number, 32 bit TID, and password protected Kill command. Available in variety of antenna designs and sizes to adapt to required application in 860–960 MHz band, thermistor tag offers reading distance of 5 ft and can be embedded in materials such as plastic or concrete. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Automatic ID

Handheld Analyzers offer 2 cable test options.

February 9, 2015

With Time Domain Reflectometry option, FieldFox Handheld Analyzers become suitable tool for any cable system test. Option measures impedance changes along cable and helps identify specific faults. FieldFox Extended Range Transmission Analysis option enables users to measure in-situ, long lossy microwave cables. With this option, 2 FieldFox instruments are deployed at each end of measured cable. One analyzer acts as source, while other acts as receiver. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Automatic ID

Compact UHF Inlay enables item-level intelligence.

January 16, 2015

Supporting conversion into small tags, labels, and packaging solutions without compromising performance or product design, UHF EPC-compliant MicroWing™ produces read range of >2 m from 8 x 22 mm footprint while reducing detuning effects caused by challenging RFID environments. Rugged design also reduces occurrence of damage due to rough handling or harsh environments. Areas of use include pharmaceutical, healthcare, jewelry, cosmetics, apparel, and other intelligent packaging applications. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Automatic ID

Card Readers ensure secure access control.

January 12, 2015

Available with Pyramid proximity cards and readers and Delta smart cards and readers, MAXSecure feature protects against skimming, eavesdropping, and relay attacks. MAXSecure provides high-security handshake, or code, between card, tag, and reader to help prevent credential duplication and ensure that reader will only collect data from specially coded credentials. No other company will have reader/card combination that only that specific organization gets from their integrator. Read More