Cambridge, Mass. and Mississauga, ON, Canada (PRWEB) March 28, 2006
TAGSYS, the global leader in item-level RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) infrastructure, and PSION TEKLOGIX (LSE: PON), a global provider of solutions for mobile computing, wireless data collection, imaging and RFID, today announced that the companies are collaborating to offer portable RFID terminals designed for the distribution and logistics industries.
Combining the two companies’ knowledge and expertise in data capture and RFID, PSION TEKLOGIX and TAGSYS will integrate TAGSYS’ RFID OEM modules into a selection of PSION TEKLOGIX HandHeld terminals, including the WORKABOUT PRO. The combination of TAGSYS RFID technology and PSION TEKLOGIX’s mobile computing offer make for a rugged, fully-integrated product range of mobile hand-held RFID readers combined with scanning, imaging and wireless communication options.
“The adoption of item-level RFID is accelerating rapidly as the technology matures and industry applications are delivered that are easily integrated into existing supply chain processes and that are cost-effective," said Elie Simon, CEO of TAGSYS. “TAGSYS’ partnership with PSION TEKLOGIX is the coupling of two best of breed providers to offer the logistics industry with flexible and proven products that leverage the power of mobility and RFID to increase efficiencies throughout.”
This offering targets the needs of the logistics and distribution industry, from warehousing to transportation companies. It is also very well adapted for use in industries like Pharmaceutical and Fashion Textile where handheld readers allow for efficient and effective touch points for item-level RFID throughout the supply chain.
“We are very pleased to contribute our mobility solutions’ expertise to TAGSYS’ item-level RFID infrastructure,” said Jacky Lecuivre, Senior Vice President of PSION TEKLOGIX EMEA. “This partnership will enable us to provide our customers with high-value RFID solutions for warehouses, distribution and other specific markets.”
TAGSYS is the global leader in item-level RFID infrastructure. TAGSYS RFID provides RFID systems and tags for end-to-end item-level tracking that automates labor-intensive processes, authenticates and safeguards goods, and enables real-time inventory and asset visibility. With a proven track record of delivering Reliable, Accurate and Secure (R.A.S.) RFID systems and tags, TAGSYS has deployed over 60 million tags and 50,000 reader systems to over 500 customers in more than 40 countries. TAGSYS’ RFID solutions are currently being deployed in a range of highly specialized vertical markets that include pharmaceutical, fashion apparel, libraries, and textile rental. The company is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts with offices and R&D Centers in France’s Smart Valley, in Doylestown, Pennsylvania and in Hong Kong. More information on TAGSYS can be found at http://www.tagsysrfid.com.
About PSION TEKLOGIX
PSION TEKLOGIX is a global provider of solutions for mobile computing and wireless data collection. The company’s fully integrated mobile computing solutions include rugged hardware; secure wireless networks, robust software, professional services, and exceptional support programs. PSION TEKLOGIX is committed to helping its customers reap the benefits of new and emerging technologies, including image capture and RFID. With over three decades of industry experience, PSION TEKLOGIX has customers in more than 80 countries around the world, and over 36 sales and support offices in 17 countries. PSION TEKLOGIX is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, with additional corporate offices in America, Europe and Asia. PSION TEKLOGIX is the operating business of Psion PLC, which is publicly listed in the London Stock Exchange (PON.L). More information on PSION TEKLOGIX can be found at http://www.psionteklogix.com.
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