RF Identification Systems

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

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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

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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

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Rugged 2.45 GHz Active RFID Reader has IP67-rated design.

September 30, 2014

Operating in global and open radio frequency band of 2.45 GHz, NSAR-800 detects and decodes RFID signals from NSAT series active RFID tags. Data can be sent to remote computing systems from built-in Ethernet and RS232 interfaces; Wi-Fi or Wiegand options are available. While built-in directional or Omni antenna allows identification of active tags from up to 600 ft away, reading range for heavy-duty active tags (NSAT-704) increases up to 4,900 ft in outdoor environment. Read More

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

Battery-Free RFID Sensor Tag measures temperature and RH.

September 29, 2014

Able to transmit unique identifier and associated RH and temperature measurement data to EPC C1G2 reader, Hygro-Fenix-H221 features HTS-221 humidity sensor with 20%–80% RH range and ±4.5 RH accuracy and can measure temperature from 0 to +60°C with ±1°C accuracy. Fully passive tag, used to monitor environmental conditions of assets, has ~5 ft reading distance and is available with various antenna designs/sizes to adapt performance to required application in 860–960 MHz band. Read More

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UHF RFID Reader transmits data in bundles.

September 19, 2014

Featuring sealed metal housing for operation in adverse conditions, F190 UHF Read/Write Head can detect several products in container simultaneously using multi-tag reading. Up to 40 tags can be transmitted to read head in single step. Offering typical read range of 0.2–1.5 m, device accommodates linear vertical, linear horizontal, or circular polarization. Reader integrates into existing IDENTControl systems, enabling users to connect to Ethernet/IP, PROFINET, TCP/IP, and EtherCAT protocols. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Automatic ID

RFID Switch Monitor Tag features battery-free design.

September 4, 2014

Featuring 96 bits EPC number, 32 bit TID, and password-protected Kill command, Model X32 is capable of transmitting unique identifier and status of up to 32 switches to EPC C1G2 reader without battery on sensor tag. Unit offers reading distance of 5 ft and can be embedded in materials such as plastics or concrete. Available in variety of antenna designs and sizes to adapt to required application in 860–960 MHz band, tag can be encapsulated in IP67/IP68 casing for harsh environments. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Automatic ID

Portable UHF RFID Readers track product temperature.

August 13, 2014

Available in wearable and keyfob versions, both with Bluetooth interface, CAEN UHF RFID Readers collect data from Easy2log© temperature sensor RFID tags. Units can configure devices and download data through packaging and boxes with wireless link. Designed for indoor and outdoor use, readers are compliant with ISO 18000-6C/EPC C1G2 standards, and can integrate with traceability web portal for complete cold chain validation in food and pharmaceutical industries. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Automatic ID

RF Field Detector with LED offers 3 m detection range.

July 29, 2014

Whenever PHOTON UHF RF Field Detector Passive Tag is close to RF field source, it will harvest energy from RF field and drive LED. Tag can be used to assess status of aging RFID implementations and to signal activities to users. Entering specific area may require certain set of procedures from user. To make user aware that he/she entered area, LED will act as visual indicator and remind user about specific task to do and specific location to act at. Read More

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

UHF RFID Temp Tags help maintain cold chain.

July 29, 2014

With Easy2log© RFID Temperature Logger Semi-Passive UHF Tags, users can track and trace product for complete cold chain validation. CAEN RFID RT0005 records temperature from perishable food and pharmaceutical products in transportation and storage applications. Using EPC C1G2 RFID interface, tag has read range of 10 m in air at 2W ERP. Users can configure each temperature tag to store reading in intervals between 1 second and 18 hours, and each RT0005 tag can contain up to 4,000 samples. Read More

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RFID Tag helps manage medical supplies.

July 22, 2014

Offering digital inventory management solution for medical supplies in hospitals or vendor facilities, ReStock Tag combines 2-bin kanban configuration with advanced RFID technology and cloud-based software to collect reordering information from RFID tags, run regular restocking reports, or to send automated restocking requests as they occur to hospital ERP systems. Tag can attach to any bin, any color code system, in any supply space including multiple supply areas in one department. Read More