Dynamic RFID Print Software Helps Law Firm with Document Security

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Plus Technologies releases an RFID tag printing solution that prints dynamic content RFID tags to help increase business asset tracking and security.

Plus Technologies announces that it has developed a version of its OM Plus print software for a secure RFID tag printing environment. This RFID solution is being used initially by a law firm but can be used in multiple environments.

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is a term that is used to describe a system that transmits the identity (in the form of a pre-programmed serial number) wirelessly, using radio waves. The programmed RFID tags can then be scanned to track the movement of products.

In this case, a law firm desired to use RFID to track confidential documents. However, the law firm did not want to use “pre-programmed” data on the RFID tags. Instead, they needed software to create unique serial numbers on a page by page basis to enhance the security of the RFID solution. They could then use the RFID system in a “check in and check out” system where pages are scanned going into and out of storage. RFID tags and scanners have also been used to scan documents in and out of vaults, allowing only an authorized user to retrieve these documents.

The key to the solution was the ability to generate the “unique” serial numbers dynamically based on characteristics of the document and then populate the RFID tags accordingly. This capability was provided by the Plus Technologies RFID Printing Solution. The Plus Technologies print system captures unique information about the print job, such as document number, number of pages, title, document author, date, time, etc., to create a “unique identifier.”

This unique identifier is then “printed” to the RFID tag using special Lexmark printers. This information is also printed on each page of each document in micro-print. In this way, each tag and document is populated with unique and descriptive information. The same “unique” serial number is also stored in a data base that tracks document “check-in and check-out.” This dynamic data type of RFID solution provides a richer, more flexible solution.

This RFID print software application builds on Plus Technologies' OM Plus Delivery Manager Print Software. Other advantages provided from the OM Plus solution include the ability to re-print documents, re-route documents, allow surrogates to print, and a complete audit trail.

The initial customer for this dynamic RFID printing solution was a large legal firm that had a high print security requirement. However, other applications can be envisioned in health care for patient wrist bands as well as other industries.

About Plus Technologies LLC

Since 1994, Plus Technologies has been providing output management software to corporate, government and health care organizations in over 30 countries worldwide. Plus Technologies has been selected by many Fortune 500 companies who are leaders in their markets.

Plus Technologies provides solutions based on their output management suite of products including OM Plus Delivery Manager (print job spooling and delivery), OM Plus Fleet Manager (consumables, printer error and usage management system), and OM Plus Report Manager (electronic report distribution system). We call this collection of software products the OM Plus Software Suite. Plus Technologies also provides custom programming services in the area of output management for organizations.

Plus Technologies has extensive experience in combining their output management software products with a strong implementation services capability to create ”solutions” that are as unique as the customer’s problems. In addition, Plus Technologies solutions are known to be very cost effective as the company provides flexible pricing options including utility billing, subscription, and initial license fees.

Plus Technologies Contact Information:
1860 Lyons Road, Dayton, OH 45458
Direct Phone: 937-847-0614
Toll Free Phone 877-899-7587
Fax - 937-384-0842 fax
Email: contactus(at)plustechnologies(dot)com

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Josh Palmer