Press Release Summary:
Multi-protocol, UHF RFID reader module, Model ST 200, simultaneously supports multiple RFID tag protocols including EPCglobal(TM) Class 0 and Class 1 standards. Featuring serial RS232 interface, unit is available with either integrated patch antenna or external 50 ohm antenna connection. Module is suited for integration into handhelds, portable data terminals, printers, label applicators, mobile computers, and other OEM devices.
Original Press Release:
Sirit Technologies To Showcase ST 200 Multi-Protocol UHF Module At EPCglobal U.S.
Latest OEM RFID reader module supports multiple UHF EPCglobal(tm) RFID tag protocols enabling 'agile' handheld computers, printers, mobile computing and other automatic data collection devices
Baltimore, MD - September 28, 2004 - SIRIT Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SIRIT Inc. (TSX:SI) and leading provider of radio frequency identification (RFID) reader technology, will showcase at the EPCglobal U.S. Conference in Baltimore the most recent member to its reader module family, the ST 200 multi-protocol UHF RFID reader module which began shipping in production earlier this month.
Designed for integration into handhelds, portable data terminals, printers, label applicators, mobile computers and other OEM devices, SIRIT's ST 200 simultaneously supports multiple RFID tag protocols in a single OEM module including EPCglobal, Inc. Class 0 and Class 1 standards. Additionally, the module is hardware ready and firmware upgradeable to support the forthcoming EPCglobal UHF Gen2 protocol and ISO 18000-6, thereby offering customers a "future proofed" solution, protection of their investments, and greater return on investment.
The SIRIT ST 200 features user adjustable output power up to 1 Watt (30 dBM), thereby allowing optimal output for a wide range of applications and performance requirements. The ST 200 also offers a serial RS232 interface and is available with either an integrated patch antenna or an external 50 ohm antenna connection (MMCX).
SIRIT has a number of OEM partners that have already taken shipments of the ST 200 including major manufacturers of handhelds, forklift mounted RFID readers, portable data terminals, printers, and label applicators. To see the complete range of OEM reader modules offered by SIRIT, visit the SIRIT booth #516 at the EPCglobal U.S. Conference September 28 - 30, 2004 in Baltimore.
About SIRIT Technologies Inc.
Founded in 1993, SIRIT Technologies Inc. is a leading provider of Radio Frequency Identification ("RFID") solutions to customers worldwide. The company designs, manufactures, integrates and sells RFID solutions with an emphasis on five vertical markets: Supply Chain Management, Product Authentication, Asset Tracking, Security and Access Control and Automatic Vehicle Identification. Following its years of success in deploying traditional RFID products, SIRIT continues to capitalize on the growing demand for next generation RFID solutions. SIRIT Technologies Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SIRIT Inc. which trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol SI and has approximately 88 million shares outstanding. For more information on SIRIT visit www.sirit.com or call 1-800-498-8760.
Lorelei L. Luchkiw
Director, Investor Relations and Communications
SIRIT Technologies Inc.