Marseilles (PRWEB) June 2, 2005
TAGSYS (http://www.tagsys.net), the global leader in Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags and reading systems for 13.56 MHz item-level tracking and authentication, announced today that the company has completed critical compatibility testing between TAGSYSÂ MEDIOÂ L100 and L200 RFID readers and STMicroelectronicsÂ LRI chip based labels. The interoperability between the products has been validated under the ISO 18000 standardÂs defined criteria.
The TAGSYS MEDIO L100 and L200 readers are multi-protocol, multi-channel long range RFID readers with read and write capabilities. TAGSYSÂ readers are based on the companyÂs RAS (Reliability, Accuracy and Security) design and production philosophy that ensures 100% readability of HF tags. STMicroelectronicsÂ LRI contactless memory chips (LRI512 and LRI64) operate at the HF industry standard frequency of 13.56MHz and comply to ISO15693 and ISO18000-3 standards. Smart labels based on the LRI chips in operation with MEDIO L100 or L200 readers can be read up to 1m from the reader.
"Establishing reliable standards and unrestricted interoperability are vital components to providing the market with end-to-end item-level RFID solutions that will transform the way supply chains are managed," said Elie Simon, CEO of TAGSYS. "Our strategy of ensuring interoperability with best-of-breed manufacturers, like STMicroelectronics, enables us to ensure that we deliver leading edge solutions to our customers around the world."
ÂAs the RFID market grows and evolves, customers demand assurance that the products and technologies they invest in meet the highest standards of quality and interoperability,Â said Francis DellÂova, RFID Business Unit Manager of STMicroelectronics. ÂWith TAGSYSÂ worldwide presence in vertical market sectors and successful track record in customer satisfaction, weÂre confident that compatibility between the MEDIO L100 and L200 readers and the LRI chips will further push the boundaries of RFID market deployment.Â
With compatibility pre-tested and certified by Tagsys and STMicroelectronics, customers can readily deploy both TAGSYSÂ end-to-end item-level RFID solutions using STMicroelectronicsÂ chip in the field with certainty that the systems will interoperate. The products will be used for item-level tagging in such sectors as logistics, pharmaceuticals, fashion apparel, textile care and libraries.
TAGSYS, headquartered in FranceÂs Smart Valley with offices in the USA (Doylestown, Pennsylvania) and Asia (Hong Kong and Singapore), is the global leader in item-level RFID infrastructure. TAGSYS provides select market sectors with end-to-end item-level tracking RFID systems and tags that automate labor-intensive processes, authenticate goods, protect brand equity and enable real-time inventory.
With a global brand presence of over 50 million RFID tags, 50,000 reader systems and 500 customers, taken together with an impressive IP portfolio that includes patented injection moldable Âmicro-tagsÂ and 3-D RAS (Reliable/Accurate/Secure) Tunnels, TAGSYS has emerged as the worldÂs leading dedicated RFID supplier. TAGSYS is backed by world-class investors and leverages partnerships with leading consulting, middleware and automation / integration companies to address highly specialized vertical markets such as Pharmaceutical, Fashion Apparel, Libraries, Textile Rental (and Commercial Laundries), Induction Cooking, Gas Cylinder Tracking and Cash-in-Transit Tracking. TAGSYS is a veteran participant in the development of RFID standards with international organizations such as ISO and EPCglobal.
More information on TAGSYS can be found at http://www.tagsys.net
TAGSYS media contacts:
Phone: +33 4 91 27 57 56
North and South America
Toll Free: +1 877-550-RFID
Phone: +852 2526 7984
Phone: +1 212-351-5057
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