Press Release Summary:
EPC Gen 2 DoD Compliance Kit enables DoD suppliers to achieve full DoD electronic product code (EPC) compliance. It includes multi-protocol EPC Gen 2 and Gen 1, Class 1/0 integrated reader with USB/serial port connection to host PC as well as EPC Gen 2 and Gen 1 Class 1/0 software that allows users to program and read tags with DoD EPC codes. Solution also provides EPC Gen 2/Gen 1 Tags and DoD Compliance Booklet, which includes DoD compliance regulations.
Original Press Release:
SMARTCODE(TM) Corp. Announces the Industry's Lowest Cost EPC Gen 2 Solution for DOD Suppliers
SmartCode Corp.'s new fully integrated DoD EPC Compliance Solution priced at $1595 enables DoD Suppliers to comply with the DoD mandate in 14 days. The new DoD Solution includes EPC Gen 2/Gen 1 Reader, EPC Gen 2/Gen 1 Software, EPC Gen 2/Gen 1 Tags and the DoD Compliance Booklet including DoD Compliance regulations.
New York, NY. December 14, 2005. SmartCode Corp., the world's leading manufacturer of low cost, high performance EPC RFID hardware solutions announced today that it will expend its EPC Gen 2 Quickstart(TM) Program with the lowest cost EPC Gen 2/Gen 1 Compliance Solution in the market. SmartCode Corp.'s new EPC Gen 2 DoD Compliance Kit enables DoD suppliers to achieve full DoD EPC Compliance in less than 14 days.
"SmartCode(TM) Corp. has once again taken a leadership role in providing the lowest cost EPC Gen 2 Solutions in the market" said Avi Ofer, SmartCode(TM) Corp. President "Addressing the need of the 40,000 DoD suppliers for an expedited compliance with the DoD mandate, SmartCode(TM) Corp. has developed the lowest cost EPC Gen 2 solution with a fully integrated EPC Reader, Software and Tags to enable DoD suppliers to be up and running in less than 14 days."
Specially designed as a Low Cost complete EPC Gen 2/Gen 1 solution, the DOD EPC Compliance Kit includes a multi protocol EPC Gen 2 and Gen 1 Class 1/0 Integrated Reader with a USB/Serial port connection to a host PC, a fully functional EPC Gen 2 and Gen 1 Class 1/0 Software allowing to program and read tags with the DoD EPC codes. The Software enables an easy integration to various databases and have a full verification feature to make sure tags are working before shipment to the DoD.
The DOD EPC Compliance Kit supports common interface standards, including:
XML over TCP
SmartCode EPC Station(TM)*
EPC Compliant Software
The RFID mandate issued by the U.S DoD relates to the U.S military supply chain that has a world-wide network and handles items worth $ 29 billion every year. The DoD mandate requires that its 40,000 suppliers deploy passive RFID by 2007.
The DoD has instructed that by commencing January 1, 2006 all individual Cases + All Cases packaged within Palletized Unit Loads + all Palletized Unit Loads, will be tagged for the following classes/commodities to be phased in pending appropriate safety certifications.
Packaged Operational Rations (subclass of Class I)
Clothing, Individual Equipment, Tools (Class ll)
Personal Demand Items (Class VI)
Weapon System Repair Parts and Components (Class IX)
Subsistence and Comfort Items (Class I)
Packaged Petroleum, Lubricants, Oils, Preservatives, Chemicals, Additives (Class llIP)
Construction and Barrier Material (Class IV)
Ammunition of all types (Class V)
Major End Items (Class VII)
Pharmaceuticals and Medical Materials (Class vm)
* The EPC DoD Compliance Kit does not includes a PC or Trolley. PC and/or Trolley can be purchased separately. Upgradeable to EPC Gen 2 by Firmware. DoD EPC codes must be obtained form the DoD. EPC Station is a Trademark of SmartCode Corp.
About SMARTCODE CORP.
SmartCode(TM) Corp. is a world leading low cost, high performance EPC RFID manufacturer with revolutionary, patented, and cost effective RFID manufacturing processes. Our patented technologies enable the manufacturing of very large quantities of RFID tags at a fraction of the cost of today's traditional RFID processes. SmartCode(TM) Corp. introduces a cost-effective approach to dramatically reducing our clients Total Cost of Operation (TCO) thus increasing their Return On Investment (ROI). Highly affordable RFID solutions from SmartCode(TM) enable companies to receive 100% real time visibility of their products across their entire supply chain. SmartCode(TM) Corp. is headquartered in New York, NY with offices in London, Silicon Valley, London, Hong Kong and a R&D Center in Tel-Aviv, Israel.
Learn more about SmartCode Corp. at www.smartcodecorp.com
SmartCode(TM) EPC Station(TM) and EPC G2(TM) are Trademarks or Registered Trademarks of SmartCode Corp. Other marks used are trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.