WebSphere RFID Provides Native Support for Sirit's INfinity 510 RFID
TORONTO, Oct. 2 /CNW/ - Sirit Inc. ("Sirit") (TSX: SI), a leading
provider of radio frequency identification ("RFID") solutions, announced today
that a device agent for their INfinity 510 RFID readers is available for IBM's
WebSphere RFID Premises Server, version 6.0. The Sirit Device Agent enables
the seamless integration between RFID hardware and software infrastructure.
Sirit, an IBM business partner for WebSphere RFID solutions, ensures the
device agent supports integration between the INfinity 510 and IBM's WebSphere
RFID Premises Server. Using built-in business logic and building upon a
services oriented architecture (SOA) foundation, the IBM WebSphere RFID
Premises Server integrates raw data with enterprise applications such as ERP
or billing systems, enabling new business insights which drive business
"Through the IBM WebSphere RFID Device validation program, device
manufacturers can validate interoperability with IBM's WebSphere RFID
software," said Chuck Linton, WebSphere RFID business development executive,
IBM. "To date, eight IBM Business Partners have been validated through the
program, and we are pleased to have Sirit in this group."
The INfinity 510 has received accolades for its outstanding performance
such as the top-rated RFID reader in the recent ODIN technologies' European
Reader Benchmark Test report. In addition, METRO Group, the largest retailer
in Germany, performed extensive reader testing and selected the INfinity 510
as their primary reader for its RFID implementation at REAL hypermarket stores
across Germany. Sirit has been working closely with IBM and other partners on
METRO's testing and application roll-out.
"We are pleased to announce Sirit's INfinity 510 UHF reader supports
IBM's WebSphere RFID Premises Server," stated Tony Sabetti, vice president, RF
Solutions, Sirit Inc. "Sirit's RFID readers are well-known for their
flexibility and programmability in worldwide applications. The INfinity 510
reads all EPC Gen 2 compliant tags and is backed by industry certifications of
interoperability. Our high-performance INfinity 510 readers provide maximum
flexibility in configuration, a user-friendly interface, along with extensive
Sirit's Device Agent is available for download at www.sirit.com.
About Sirit Inc.
Sirit Inc. (TSX: SI) is a leading provider of Radio Frequency
Identification (RFID) technology worldwide. Harnessing the power of Sirit's
enabling-RFID technology, customers are able to more rapidly bring high
quality RFID solutions to the market with reduced initial engineering costs.
Sirit's products are built on more than 13 years of RF domain expertise
addressing multiple frequencies (LF/HF/UHF), multiple protocols and are
compliant with global standards. Sirit's broad portfolio of products and
capabilities are easily customized to address new and traditional RFID market
applications including Supply Chain & Logistics, Cashless Payment (including
Electronic Tolling), Access Control, Automatic Vehicle Identification, Near
Field Communications, Inventory Control & Management, Asset Tracking and
Product Authentication. For more information, visit www.sirit.com.
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