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Product Updates - October 2020: Miscellaneous Edition

Product Updates - October 2020: Miscellaneous Edition

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Welcome to atlasRFIDstore’s monthly series aimed toward keeping the RFID community informed for continued RFID application success. Each month a new article will cover new products as well as significant product updates from the previous month.

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Check out the updates below and click the “read more” link to delve deeper into each product. If you have any questions about these products, contact us

1. SLS RFID smartWAVE Reader

Type of Product: UHF RFID Portal

Manufacturer: SLS

Typical Applications: Asset Tracking, Attendee Tracking, Logistics

What’s Important: An all-in-one UHF RFID portal with an integrated reader and three integrated antennas that is lightweight, plug-and-play, and easily mountable.

The SLS smartWAVE RFID portal uses integrated Wave Antennas which uniquely cover all three tag orientations within a user-defined zone. These antennas provide superior UHF zone coverage and are designed to create a wide-angle lens effect within the small, fully-enclosed solution. With a transmit power of up to 31.5 dBm, max receive sensitivity of – 84 dBm, and a read rate of up to 1,100 tags per second, this unique solution delivers superior performance when using Gen2 RAIN RFID tags.

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2. atlasRFIDstore GPIO Configuration Services

Type of Product: Product Service

Manufacturer: atlasRFIDstore

Typical Applications: All applications with GPIO needs

What’s Important: Eliminate the guesswork in setting up your GPIO-enabled device. and let our support specialists guide you through the process of configuring and successfully using a GPIO-enabled device.

This setup and configuration service is for Impinj R120, R220, R420, R700, Thingmagic IZAR, ThingMagic Sargas, Alien F800, and a select range of GPIO products. Click the link below to see all the readers and devices that qualify.

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3. Xerafy Rugged Sample Pack

Type of Product: UHF RFID Tag Sample Pack

Manufacturer: Xerafy

Typical Applications: Applications in harsh environments

What’s Important: The Xerafy Rugged Tag Sample Pack includes 4 types of rugged Xerafy tags for testing when choosing the ideal tag for an application.

Containing 8 tags in total, this rugged sample pack includes tags with a variety of form factors and attachment methods. These tags are durable, metal-mount, and able to survive high temperatures for applications that include the use of autoclaves, hot wash cycles, or post-paint processes.

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4. Xerafy RTI & Outdoor Trak Sample Pack

Type of Product: UHF RFID Tag Sample Pack

Manufacturer: Xerafy

Typical Applications: Returnable Transit Items (RTI), Asset Tracking, Tool Tracking, Manufacturing

What’s Important: The Xerafy RTI and Outdoor Trak Sample Pack contains 3 unique RFID tags suited for outdoor, industrial, or rugged applications.

Containing 6 tags in total, this rugged sample pack is perfect for testing tags that will be deployed in harsh environments. The Xerafy Container TrakCargo Trak II, and Versa Trak II are different sizes and offer different attachment methods, but are all proven and reliable UHF RFID tags.

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5. Xerafy Tool Tracking Sample Pack

Type of Product: UHF RFID Tag Sample Pack

Manufacturer: Xerafy

Typical Applications: RFID Tool Tracking

What’s Important: The Xerafy Tool Tracking Sample Pack contains 3 unique RFID tags ideal for RFID tool tracking applications.

The Xerafy Pico-On PlusXerafy Dash-On XS, and Xerafy Slim Trak are all durable and equipped with the Alien Higgs-3 chipset. The main difference in these tags is their size - which also affects the read range. This sample pack is perfect for testing tags with different sizes and form factors to find the ideal tag for an RFID tool tracking application.

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6. SMARTRAC NFC Sample Pack for iOS Developers

Type of Product: NFC Tag Sample Pack

Manufacturer: SMARTRAC

Typical Applications: NFC iOS Applications

What’s Important: The SMARTRAC NFC Sample Pack was designed for testing NFC tags that are iOS compatible in order to choose the ideal NFC tag for an application.

The NFC Sample Pack for iOS Developers contains 4 unique NFC tags, and 20 NFC tags in total. The Midas+BullsEyeCircus, and Block Lite are all reliable, high-performing SMARTRAC NFC tags that vary in size, chipset, and memory size.

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7. Confidex Steelwave HF Label

Type of Product: HF RFID Label

Manufacturer: Confidex

Typical Applications: HF Applications in Harsh Environments

What’s Important: The Confidex Steelwave HF Label is a flexible, printable, and rugged HF label for metallic surfaces.

The Steelwave HF Label is suitable for harsh, manufacturing environments and can be indoor and outdoor on metal assets. This HF label has a read distance of up to 25 mm (almost an inch) and a large, 2528-bit user memory bank.

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8. Confidex Carrier HF Label

Type of Product: HF RFID Label

Manufacturer: Confidex

Typical Applications: Returnable Transit Items (RTI)

What’s Important: The Confidex Carrier HF Label is a printable, washable label with a strong adhesive, ideal for plastic assets.

The Carrier HF Label is both NFC and HF compliant (depending on the selected chipset), and rugged enough to withstand the washing process and still be read up to 65 mm or 2.55 inches away with a mobile reader. This label is available with an option of chipsets between the NTAG213 chipset for ISO 14443, and the SLIX2 chipset for ISO 15693.

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9. Confidex Ferrowave Classic RFID Label

Type of Product: UHF RFID Label

Manufacturer: Confidex

Typical Applications: Asset Tracking, Component Tracking, Work-in-Process (WIP)

What’s Important: The Confidex Ferrowave Classic RFID Label is optimized for high volume tracking applications and is well-suited for metallic foils and liquid-filled containers.

The Ferrowave Classic is printable and cost-efficient in high volume applications that need an ‘all-surface’ label for tagging an array of items. The Ferrowave Classic performs best when adhered to glass with an impressive read distance of 12 meters (40 feet) but performs differently depending on the application surface material. This label has Impinj’s Monza R6-P chipset and a high-performance acrylic adhesive in a thin label format.

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10. Confidex Ironside Flag RFID Tag

Type of Product: UHF RFID Tag

Manufacturer: Confidex

Typical Applications: Industrial Asset Tracking, RTI

What’s Important: Because of its unique form factor, the rugged Confidex Ironside Flag Tag can be read up 11 meters (36 feet) on metal assets.

Ideal for metal returnable transit items or industrial assets, the Ironside Flag Tag is a rugged, IP69K rated, on-metal tag. This tag is constructed with a flexible structure in order to withstand mechanical impacts with a unique single-screw attachment method. The Ironside Flag Tag has a small, yet unique form factor that is ideal for metallic assets, but can be used on other materials, like plastic, with a reduced read range.

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Conclusion

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