Dulles, VA and Everett, WA (PRWEB) March 21, 2007
Intermec Inc. (NYSE: IN) has selected ODIN technologies' EasyReader™ RFID planning and optimization software for use across its RFID reader platforms. Intermec's Professional Services team will leverage EasyReader™ with its own RFIDeploy services and the software will be made available to all Value Added Resellers of Intermec products and services. Based on the physics of RFID and ODIN's proven methodology, EasyReader™ enhances the speed, accuracy and visibility of and reduces the cost and time associated with RFID infrastructure planning, deployment and testing.
"We believe the combination of Intermec's newly enhanced IF5 and new RFID readers with ODIN technologies' industry-leading RFID planning and optimization software will be a highly differentiated and winning combination in the marketplace," said Mike Wills, Intermec's Senior Vice President, Global Sales and RFID.
"Intermec's commitment to simplifying and shortening the installation experience by using ODIN's EasyReader™ strengthens the partnership between our firms and sets a new standard for the industry," said Patrick J. Sweeney II, CEO and President, ODIN technologies. He added, "With the increased technical capabilities of the IF5, EasyReader™, and an extensive existing client base just starting to deploy RFID, Intermec is further strengthening its leading position in the RFID marketplace."
EasyReader™ enables quick, accurate and easy reader set up, enhances the quality and reliability of RFID deployments, and makes installation a simple, out-of-the-box experience, increasing client satisfaction. For more than three years, ODIN has invested in developing an automated services platform that has proven to be a 5-8x improvement over manual RFID set up. ODIN's patented EasyReader™ design and optimization program is an end-to-end software platform being used on large-scale RFID implementations such as Shaw Industries in Dalton, GA, and numerous other client deployments.
The ability to configure an entire RFID network through a simple drag-and drop interface is a significant breakthrough in the RFID industry and will help reduce adoption barriers and increase confidence in the technology.
About ODIN technologies
ODIN technologies is the leader in the physics of RFID for solution design, deployment services and optimization software. RFID is all we do. Global corporations on five continents leverage ODIN technologies' expert engineers and patented RFID optimization tools to achieve accuracy, speed and visibility for their RFID deployments. In addition to consulting services, ODIN technologies is also the publisher of the RFID Benchmark Series™, the industry's first and most referenced head to head performance analysis of RFID equipment. ODIN's RFID optimization software suite EasyRFID™ has been successfully used at dozens of companies across more than 100 sites to ensure accurate RFID implementations. ODIN's President and CEO, Patrick J. Sweeney II, is the author of RFID for Dummies and CompTIA RFID+ study guide, both published by John Wiley & Sons. ODIN serves clients from offices in Dulles, Virginia, USA, Tokyo, Japan and Budapest, Hungary. http://www.ODINtechnologies.com
Intermec Inc. (NYSE:IN) develops, manufactures and integrates technologies that identify, track and manage supply chain assets. Core technologies include RFID, mobile computing and data collection systems, bar code printers and label media. The company's products and services are used by customers in many industries worldwide to improve the productivity, quality and responsiveness of business operations. For more information about Intermec, visit http://www.intermec.com or call 800-347-2636. Contact Intermec Investor Relations Director Kevin McCarty via e-mail, 425-265-2472.