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1. Honeywell IH21 Handheld RFID Reader
Type of Product: Handheld RFID Reader
Typical Applications: Retail, Inventory Management, Inventory Picking, Order Verification
What’s Important: Provides an additional mobile arm for Honeywell’s Mobile Computers to create a robust RFID solution, with a Circularly Polarized antenna.
Compatible with Honeywell’s D75e, CT40, or ScanPal EDA50 mobile computers, this handheld reader is designed to work as a system’s ancillary arm for applications that need a mobile extension. An advanced circularly polarized antenna design and light-weight aesthetic make it ideal for retail applications like picking, back-room inventory, inventory cycle counts, product receiving, or omni-channel order fulfillment.
2. Honeywell IF2B RFID Reader
Type of Product: Fixed RFID Reader
Typical Applications: Asset Tracking, Inventory Management, Applications in Need of GPIO Functionality
What’s Important: Compact size, with a key focus on keeping ancillary equipment and installation costs low.
Ideal for enterprise or industrial environments, the IF2B is small and lightweight with high-performance specs such as:
• Up to 13 meters read range
• A read rate of up to 1,000 tags per second
• A maximum 30 dBm transmit power
Best for applications with multiple read points, this reader is low-profile, supports Power over Ethernet (PoE), and has the ability monitor and control peripherals without external equipment.
3. Honeywell IP30C Handheld RFID Reader for CN70/70e Mobile Computer
Type of Product: Handheld RFID Reader
Typical Applications: Warehouse Operations, Asset Management/Tracking, Retail, Inventory Management
What’s Important: Provides an additional mobile arm for Honeywell’s Mobile Computers to create a robust RFID solution, with a Linearly Polarized antenna.
Compatible with Honeywell’s CN70/70e mobile computers, the IP30C handheld reader provides an additional snap-on mobile component with near/far field imaging, multiple network-communication options, and connects via Bluetooth to mobile computers. This handheld reader is built for outdoor or rugged warehouse operations like asset management, inventory management, field service, order picking, and exception handling.
4. Times-7 SlimLine A5020 Near-Field Antenna (Global)
Type of Product: Near-Field Antenna
Typical Applications: Access Control, Smart Shelving, Check-in/Check-out
What’s Important: Extremely close and compact read range, ideal for tap and touch applications where too much read range can be a problem.
Rated IP 68, the Times-7 Slimline A5020 can be used in most application environments and can be mounted via flush or VESA mounts. With a maximum read range of 10 cm, this antenna is ideal for applications that need a very small and defined read area, where mitigating stray tag reads is extremely important.
5. RFID Reader Setup Service
Type of Product: Product Service
Typical Applications: All applications
What’s Important: No guesswork in setting up an RFID Reader, additionally schedule a remote session with a specialist for configuration.
This setup and configuration service is available for most Impinj and ThingMagic RFID readers, as well as select readers from TSL, Alien, Identix, and Turck. Click the link below to see all the readers that qualify.
6. atlasRFIDstore Library NFC Sample Pack
Type of Product: Sample Pack
Typical Applications: Library Management
What’s Important: Test a variety of NFC/HF tags that were designed for library management applications
This sample pack contains 2 unique tags, the Smartrac StingRay NFC/HF RFID Inlay, and the Smartrac Block Lite NFC/HF RFID Inlay - both which are used frequently in Library Tracking Applications. Both of these Inlays are both NFC (NDEF) and HF compatible.
7. Confidex ESD On-Metal RFID Label
Type of Product: RFID On-Metal Label
Typical Applications: Most Applications that require a metal mount, rugged, and printable RFID label
What’s Important: Superior performance on ESD plastic and metal, and can be used on curved surfaces
The ESD On-Metal Label is a rugged (IP 68 rated) metal-mount and ESD plastic mount label. This metal-mount label is printable via a variety of SATO, Zebra, or Printronix RFID Printers, and has a read range of up to 9 meters on ESD Plastic.
8. Alien Short RFID Clear Wet Inlay (ALN-9962, Higgs-9)
Type of Product: RFID Wet Inlay
Typical Applications: Identification, Warehouse Management, Retail Apparel Tracking/Management, ID Cards/Access Control
What’s Important: The new Higgs-9 chip in a reliable and efficient form factor, the Alien Short design
With a compact form factor, the Alien Short antenna design has been upgraded to the all new Higgs-9 chipset. The Higgs-9 chipset has increased sensitivity, reliability, and an all new expanded memory capacity with a User memory bank of 688 bits, which can be reallocated to the EPC memory for an expanded EPC memory bank.
For more information on new RFID products, check back at the beginning of each month!