New Tags and Readers with New Form Factors and Functionality Design
TORONTO, ON and ORLANDO, FL, April 27 /CNW/ - RFID Journal Live - Sirit
Inc. ("Sirit") (TSX: SI), a global provider of radio frequency identification
("RFID") technology, today announces the release of the IDentity 4100 fixed
position reader and the IDentity 3100 desktop reader to its line of leading
UHF reader products. In addition, Sirit releases ten new HF and UHF inlays to
its large portfolio of specialized tag designs.
The IDentity 4100 ("ID4100"), a high-performance, fixed position reader
has been designed to target applications with extreme conditions offering a
superior balance of price and performance. The ID4100 reader can be used in
many applications including asset tracking, supply chain systems, access
control and parking. The powerful UHF integrated reader and antenna system
offers a weather resistant enclosure designed to survive the most demanding
temperature and humidity requirements, delivering a high performance solution
for the global marketplace.
The IDentity 3100 ("ID3100") is a desktop reader developed for verifying
and commissioning a variety of transponder form factors with ease of use and
space constraints in mind. The ID3100 offers a compact design featuring an
integrated linearly polarized antenna which is powered via the USB connection
to a host computer. An optional external power supply is available for
extended read/write range.
Both readers offer worldwide regulatory operation, in addition to the
extended functionality of the custom command set for NXP UCODE(TM) G2XM and
G2XL tags. Additional details and specifications for these new readers are
available on Sirit's website at www.sirit.com Sirit is accepting orders for
FCC approved versions of the readers for shipment in the second quarter and
expects to begin shipment of ETSI approved versions of the readers during the
Of the ten new inlay designs, seven are UHF inlays utilizing the latest
technology for expanded functionality. The remaining three new inlays are HF
products available with 15693 and Mifare(TM) chips designed with a focus on
smaller form factors for high value and reusable products. All inlays are
available for immediate purchase.
"The introduction of the ID4100 and ID3100 readers plus the new inlay
designs continues Sirit's strategy of developing and delivering new products
to enhance our core product offering. The addition of these tags and readers
to the Sirit product line expands our already best of breed reader portfolio
adding worldwide functionality and form factors strengthening the overall
Sirit solution," said Norbert Dawalibi, CEO, Sirit Inc.
Sirit will be showcasing its new ID4100 and ID3100 readers and new inlay
designs at the RFID Journal Live show this week, April 27-29 in Orlando,
Florida, Booth 1427.
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 15 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 can be 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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acceptance of its RFID technology; the evolution of, and adoption rate in, the
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For further information: Tawnya Clark, Sirit Inc., (619) 393-2645,