RF Identification Systems

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

Automatic ID

Firmware-Optimized RFID Modules support autonomous operation.

December 30, 2014

Micro and Micro-LTE embedded UHF RFID modules of ThingMagic Mercury® 6e Series feature firmware that allows for autonomous operation by enabling hardware read triggers and savable configuration settings. Also, functionality eliminates need for users to write and run MercuryAPI development code and simplifies building of RFID-enabled products. Modules can also be configured to start reading and outputting tag data upon power up or change of state of general purpose input (GPI) line. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Automatic ID

RFID Pressure Monitoring Tag operates without batteries.

December 18, 2014

Without requiring battery on sensor tag, Cyclon-05BA wireless monitoring device can transmit unique identifier and associated absolute pressure measurement data to commercial EPC C1G2 reader. Unit features MS5803-05BA sensor to monitor pressures up to 6 bar and comes in various antenna designs and sizes to adapt performance to required application in 860–960 MHz band. With reading distance of ~5 ft, tag can be embedded in various materials. Read More

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

Wireless RFID Tag helps monitor weight of assets.

December 3, 2014

Featuring 4 channels for load cells with measurement ranges from 0–900 kfg per channel, Atlas RFID Sensor Tag is capable of transmitting unique identifier and associated weight measurement data to commercial EPC C1G2 reader without need for battery on tag. Device comes in variety of antenna designs and sizes to adapt performance to required application in 860–960 MHz band. With reading distance of 5 ft, magnetometer tag can be embedded in materials such as plastics or concrete. Read More

Automatic ID

RFID Desktop Readers feature intelligent self-tuning technology.

November 19, 2014

Magellan PJM1 Series models MDR-4330AT and MDR-3021AT leverage intelligent self-tuning technology that lets RFID reader automatically adjust sensitivity to achieve optimal performance regardless of number, size, or type of PJM RFID tags being used. While benchtop MDR-4330AT reads tagged items in any orientation and in densely packed containers and offers 43 x 30 cm 3D reading surface, MDR-3021AT is designed for tag encoding purposes and offers 30 x 21 cm directional reading surface. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Automatic ID

SFF RFID Tag supports enhanced garment classification.

November 12, 2014

Designed for environmental conditions found in laundry management industry, 0.63 in. LAUNDRY TAG accelerates inventory processes for hotels, hospitals, and other institutions. PPS housing withstands water immersion, temperatures to 200°C, pressure, and chemicals. With anti-collision feature, tag can be read even when many tagged garments are stacked together tightly. Features include read distance of up to 70 mm within HF frequency band and compliance with all relevant industry standards. Read More

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

RFID Temperature Dataloggers can prove cold chain best practices.

October 17, 2014

CAEN RFID Easy2log© Temperature Data Loggers enable food and beverage industry shipping companies to prove to vendors that product temperatures stayed within safe ranges along entire cold chain. With -40 to +70°C range, IP67-rated multi-trip dataloggers feature EPC C1G2 RFID interface and read range of 10 m in air and 2.5 m on metal @ 2 W ERP. UHF semi-passive tags allow automatic data collection, and internal memory stores up to 8,000 samples. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Automatic ID

RFID Smart Tags track temperature history through cold chain.

October 3, 2014

Used during storage and shipping, Easy2log© RFID Temperature Data Logger UHF Tags are sized to fit in pharmaceutical and life science product packaging. Sensors, using EPC C1G2 RFID interface, have read range of 10 m in air @ 2 W ERP, and workers can read collected data using RFID reader. Along with user-set sampling intervals from 1 sec to 18 hr, features include storage for up to 4,000 readings and ability to calculate MKT and remaining product shelf life time. Read More

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

Real-Time Locating Systems track objects or people.

October 1, 2014

Used to automatically identify and track location of objects or people, Real-Time Locating Systems comprise NSAR-820 Activators, 125 KHz/2.45 GHz NSAT-709 Tags, and NSAR-800/850 gain adjustable active RFID reader/writers. NSAR-820 transmitter provides 125 KHz signal which activates tags. Tags then transmit unique ID along with activator's address ID to 2.45 GHz reader/writers to provide tag's exact location. As long as tags are not being activated, they work in sleep mode to extend battery life. Read More