Passive UHF RFID Tag is optimized for performance, security.

Press Release Summary:

Optimized to deliver global performance over range of challenging materials, DogBone incorporates Impinj Monza(TM) 4 ICs as well as STID (Serial Tag ID) feature. Integrated QT(TM) technology safeguards confidentiality of data stored on tags that cross public spaces without compromising accessibility to information as required. Featuring 3.4 x 0.9 in. antenna, tag offers up to 512 bits user memory as well as up to 496 bits EPC memory.

Original Press Release:

UPM Raflatac Introduces New DogBone UHF RFID Tag with Groundbreaking Performance and Security Features

(UPM Raflatac, Tampere) - UPM Raflatac is introducing an enhanced new DogBone UHF RFID product optimized to deliver superior global performance over a wide range of challenging materials and equipped with outstanding new security features. The new DogBone incorporates Monza(TM) 4 ICs from Impinj.

With a new IC and improved RF performance, the product offers innovative, valuable features including QT(TM) technology and STID (Serial Tag ID). The security and privacy advantages provided by the QT(TM) technology safeguard the confidentiality of data stored on tags which cross public spaces, without compromising easy accessibility to the information as required.

The globally functional product also offers excellent performance over high dielectric and other challenging materials, where other products fail to meet the necessary criteria.

The feature-rich new DogBone makes passive RFID technology a feasible solution for end-uses where extended memory capabilities, robust global performance over challenging materials and advanced security and privacy features are essential.

UPM Raflatac is launching the product at RFID Journal Live in Orlando, FL, USA on April 14-16, 2010. The product will be available in volume starting from June 2010.

DogBone with Impinj's Monza(TM) 4 IC
- Antenna size 86 x 24 mm / 3.4 x 0.9"
- Offers valuable security features and robust global performance over a wide range of challenging materials
- Offers extended user memory up to 512 bits, EPC memory up to 496 bits and STID
- Suitable especially for challenging supply chain management and industrial applications

The DogBone incorporating the Monza(TM) 4 IC is a high-end, feature rich product addition to the existing high volume DogBone product range for logistics applications worldwide.

For further information, please contact:
Mr Mikko Nikkanen, Business Development Director, UPM Raflatac, RFID, tel. +1 822 275 5162

About UPM Raflatac
UPM Raflatac, part of UPM's Engineered Materials business group, is one of the world's leading suppliers of self-adhesive label materials and the world's number one producer of HF and UHF radio frequency identification (RFID) tags and inlays. UPM Raflatac has a global service network consisting of 13 factories on five continents and a broad network of sales offices and slitting and distribution terminals worldwide. UPM Raflatac employs 2,600 people and made sales of approximately EUR 0.95 billion (USD 1.3 billion) in 2009. Further information is available at

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