RF ID Readers

Automatic ID, Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Drone Detection System discovers unwanted UAV incursions.

September 30, 2016

Providing real-time directional measurement of radio emissions used for controlling drones, Aaronia Drone Detection System warns user when drones are in area and can send automatic alerts, helping to protect privacy and insure physical security. System consists of Aaronia IsoLOG 3D antenna, real-time Spectrum Analyzer, and special RTSA Suite software plug-in. Covering frequency range of 9 kHz to 20 GHz, ADDS provides 24/7 monitoring and recording with continuous data streaming up to 4 TB/day. Read More

Automatic ID, Electronic Components & Devices

Long-Range Read/Write Head offers adjustable output power.

September 28, 2016

Able to read as many as 200 tags, F192 outputs max power per FCC, 4 W EIRP, for reading over distances of >15 ft. Output power is adjustable down to 10 mW for short read ranges, and support for industrial M12 connection cables let operators run >3,200 ft back to main control system without any reader performance degradation. Operating up to 158°F ambient, UHF reader has completely self-contained design with antenna, amplifier, and reading electronics and survives harsh industrial environments. Read More

Automatic ID, Test & Measuring Instruments

Power Analyzer measures RF power from 9 kHz to 70 GHz.

September 22, 2016

Leveraging Shockline technology, frequency-selectable Power Master MA24507A addresses test requirements for millimeter wave applications, including test of 802.11ad, Wireless HD, and E-band products, at every stage of product lifecycle. Ultraportable size enables placement directly at signal source, including on-wafer measurements. With spans from 1 kHz to full span over entire frequency range, USB-powered analyzer can zero in on signal of interest in harsh environments. Read More

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

Handheld Field Testers offer CPRI RF measurement option.

July 1, 2016

With CPRI RF measurement option installed, E Series of Site Master™, Spectrum Master™, and Cell Master™ Analyzers facilitates testing of Remote Radio Heads installed atop 4G towers by identifying interference sources on radio uplink at ground level and eliminating unnecessary tower climbs. Spectrum/Spectrogram Tune & Zoom function allows users to zoom into area of interest on displayed signal to more closely examine interfering signals and better identify their origin. Read More

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RFID Reader offers lean solution for track and trace.

June 23, 2016

Supplied in IP67-rated die-cast zinc housing, 13.56 MHz All-in-One Model BIS M-4008 features integrated processor, Profinet interface, and 2-port Ethernet switch for constructing line and ring topologies. Integrated webserver provides status monitoring from distance, while LEDs on device also indicate status. Reader offers suitable choice wherever lean solution is needed for detecting data carriers on workpieces and workpiece carriers at individual stations. Read More

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RFID Reader targets systems integrators and OEMs.

May 5, 2016

Built around ThingMagic Micro reader module, ThingMagic® Sargas reads more than 750 tags/second at distances over 30 ft when configured with appropriate antennas. Unit is housed in low-profile enclosure with Ethernet, GPIO, USB, HDMI interface, and 2 antenna ports. Equipped with onboard processor, memory, and removable flash storage, networked reader is suited for enterprise applications ranging from retail and warehouse inventory to cold chain food management and healthcare. Read More

Automatic ID, Test & Measuring Instruments

Anritsu and TRX Systems Partner to Create Revolutionary In-building Network Test Solution

April 15, 2016

- Industry Leading Handheld Analyzers Integrate with 3D Indoor Location and Mapping Solution to Create Industry's First Automatically Geo-referenced RF Signal Mapping Systems - MORGAN HILL, Calif. and GREENBELT, Md. - Anritsu Company and TRX Systems announce that they have entered into a partnership whereby Anritsu's industry leading handheld analyzers are integrated with a 3D Indoor...Read More

Automatic ID, Electronic Components & Devices, Non-Industrial Products

Future Electronics Promotes NXP's NFC Smart Connected Home Products

March 24, 2016

Pointe Claire, Quebec– Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently announced immediate availability of NXP's NFC smart connected home products. Entertainment systems, lights, thermostats, and even appliances are being connected to the internet. The Internet of Things (IoT), which is the term used to define to the network of connected devices,...Read More

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Industrial Networks Launches Rail Automation Drone

February 29, 2016

Innovative Railyard Management SPRING, Texas– Since 2005, Industrial Networks (INet) has transformed the rail industry for shippers and provided tools to automate the complete process of rail and truck shipping. INet's stationary and mobile Automated Equipment Identification (AEI) readers provide pivotal rail and truck shipment management for control over in-plant operations. This...Read More

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USB UHF RFID Reader supports EPC Global Gen2 tags.

February 19, 2016

Based on Micro LTE UHF RFID module, ThingMagic® USB Pro RFID Reader lets solution developers support applications that require desktop reading and writing of EPC Global Gen2 tags. Unit is controlled and powered by host PC or laptop via USB interface and supports autonomous operation. In addition to supporting effective data writing to high-memory tags, RAIN™-compatible unit can read small form factor tags. Read range is adjustable up to 20 ft. Read More

Automatic ID, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rohde & Schwarz Spectrum Rider FPH Available from Continental Resources

December 30, 2015

Continental Resources' (ConRes) Test and Measurement Division has Rohde Schwarz's newest handheld spectrum analyzer available for rent or lease. The RS Spectrum Rider FPH features lower weight (2.5 kg), longer battery life – up to twice current competitive products – backlit keys and a touchscreen. With a frequency range from 5 kHz to 2 GHz, extendable to 4 GHz via key code, the...Read More

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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, Test & Measuring Instruments

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

Automatic ID, Robotics

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, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

AR Offers Full Line of Safety Products to Help Meet Upcoming EU Directive

July 14, 2015

Souderton, PA– AR Meters, Sensor Heads and Analyzers Provide a Simpler Solution to EMF Measurement. In today’s world, electromagnetic (EM) fields in the workplace are becoming more and more numerous and their intensities are increasing. As a result, concerns for employee safety with respect to these EM fields is also increasing. On July 1st, 2016, EU Directive 2013/35/EU will be enforced....Read More

Automatic ID, Test & Measuring Instruments

xG Technology Announces New Interference Mitigation Patent

May 7, 2015

Latest Innovation Helps Improve Fidelity of Wireless Transmissions for Public Safety and Other Users Requiring Critical Communications SARASOTA, Fla. - xG Technology, Inc. ("xG" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: XGTI, XGTIW), a developer of wireless communications and spectrum sharing technologies, announced today that it has been awarded a new patent covering enhanced techniques for mitigating...Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

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

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Trimble's RFID Technology Used to Track Interstate Batteries Inventory

April 20, 2015

Seeonic's and Interstate's Co-developed Solution Based on Trimble's ThingMagic M6e RFID Module Reader has 99.8 Percent Accuracy Data Rate During Year-Long Pre-Production Program SUNNYVALE, Calif.— Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that its RFID technology is being used by Interstate Batteries to collect automotive battery inventory in their distributed network of...Read More

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Trimble Introduces Low Cost, Small Form Factor UHF RFID Module

March 17, 2015

ThingMagic Nano Joins Mercury6e Series to Offer Customers Multiple Options for RFID Reader Development SUNNYVALE, Calif.– Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced today the latest embedded UHF RFID module in its ThingMagic Mercury6e series--the ThingMagic Nano. The new module joins the M6e, Micro and Micro-LTE in offering customers the widest range of options for adding UHF RFID into a product or...Read More