Press Release Summary:
Mobile Spider(TM) Handheld Reader offers real-time visibility of asset location, inventories, and status. It also allows users to combine radio frequency-based identification with other ID technologies including barcode in unified monitoring environments. System can be scaled from small stand-alone applications to integrated corporate solution spanning multiple locations and disciplines.
Original Press Release:
RF Code Introduces Handheld Real Time Locator
Mesa, Arizona, Nov 14, 2001 - RF Code, Inc., a worldwide leader in Real Time Locating Systems (RTLS), is pleased to announce the Mobile Spider(TM) Handheld reader -- the latest addition to its Spider line of real time location products. "We can now deliver our Spider reader in a PCMCIA format thus making it compatible with all of the major handheld mobile computing devices," said Armando Viteri, President of RF Code. "This will enable a wide range of new solutions for the mobile field force in supply chain
Real Time Location Systems represent the next generation of Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) technology. Unlike AIDC systems that only provide the last scanned location, RTLS offers real-time visibility of asset location, inventories and status.
"A handheld Spider solution will allow us to quickly extend an RTLS system beyond the walls of manufacturing and distribution sites," stated Don Anderson, Vice President Alliances & Marketing, for Marconi InfoChain Inc. "It also allows us to combine radio frequency-based identification with other ID technologies including barcode in a 'unified monitoring' environment. T hat way companies can achieve total supply chain visibility in a very cost efficient manner."
RF Code's unique architecture and design provides a complete real time location system that can be scaled from small stand-alone applications to an integrated corporate solution
spanning multiple locations and disciplines.
"The addition of RF Code's handheld unit for mobile locating, tracking, and monitoring is a much needed addition to the industry, " said Steve Petherick, Senior Marketing Manager for Mitsui USA. "This will extend the capabilities of real time location to all nodes of the supply chain, including areas where a fixed tracking infrastructure is not possible. There are also numerous security solutions that could benefit from this added
"RF Code's introduction of the Mobile Spider Handheld reader represents a significant step forward in support of applications for repair and maintenance depots and supply logistics tracking for military operations" said Blair LaCorte, Executive Vice President of Business Development for Savi Technology.