By choosing software with an EPCglobal Software Compliance Certification Mark, the end-user can be confident that the software will perform according to defined EPCglobal standards.” Nicholas Fergusson, Director Certification of EPCglobal at GS1.
Lake Forest, CA (PRWEB) January 24, 2012
GS1® EPCglobal® has awarded its software certification mark to FastPoint Technologies for its ePedigree Management System (FastPoint ePedigree). EPCglobal, part of the not-for-profit supply chain standards organization GS1, is dedicated to driving global adoption of the Electronic Product Code™ (EPC) for supply chain excellence.
The certification mark ensures that software products have been tested and will work in predictable ways within the overall architecture of the EPC Network. The mark is awarded by the EPCglobal Software Certification Program, a standards-based compliance testing program that provides a neutral and authoritative source for testing EPC/RFID software and providing information regarding certified products and the vendors who manufacture them.
“We are excited to receive this prestigious mark of certification from EPCglobal.”said Soheil Raissi, FastPoint’s President & CEO. “Our innovative systems utilize state-of-the-art technology to provide practical and easy-to-use solutions for Track & Trace and Drug Pedigree for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.”
“By choosing software with an EPCglobal Software Compliance Certification Mark, the end-user can be confident that the software will perform according to defined EPCglobal standards,” said Nicholas Fergusson, Director Certification of EPCglobal at GS1. “With this information readily available, they will have more time to focus their resources on completing pilots and capturing information.”
To receive the software certification mark, FastPoint ePedigree had to pass rigorous testing conducted by MET Laboratories, a third-party, nationally-recognized testing facility located in Baltimore, Maryland in the United States. The mark includes an 18-digit Global Service Relation Number (GSRN) that is globally unique to that specific software product.
A listing of certified software products, vendor profiles, and other resources are available at http://www.gs1.org/epcglobal.
About FastPoint Technologies
FastPoint Technologies (http://www.FastPointTech.com) provides innovative systems that link manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, and pharmacies to improve product security, brand protection and supply chain visibility. FastPoint offers an integrated suite of enterprise software products that address key challenges in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. FastPoint systems deliver complete solutions in the areas of Track and Trace, Serialization, ePedigree, and REMS. FastPoint software products are specifically designed to deliver practical and proven business solutions for improving product security and patient safety. FastPoint focuses on combining leading-edge technology with dependable delivery and “high touch” customer service.
About GS1 and EPCglobal
GS1 is a neutral, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the design and implementation of global standards and solutions to improve efficiency and visibility in supply chains. It is driven by 1.3 million companies, which execute more than six billion transactions daily in 150 countries with the GS1 System of Standards. GS1 has local member organizations in 111 countries. Its global office is in Brussels.
EPCglobal, a subsidiary of GS1, is leading the development and adoption of industry-driven standards for real-time, automatic identification of information in the supply chain.