New RFID technology to be launched
American Bristol ID Technologies, Lima, New York, is according to in-house information, a leading provider of custo9mised plastic card and technology based identification, tracking, security, and merchandising solutions, will be launching a radio frequency identification (RFID) initiative at RFID Journal LIVE! 2013 to take place April 30 – May 2, at the orange County Convention Centre in Orlando, Florida (USA)
The company is leveraging its robust capabilities in card manufacturing and is working with resellers, systems integrators, original equipment manufacturers, and others to deliver a portfolio of new and customisable identification solutions addressing a wide variety of end user challenges. It is now dedicating significant resources to expand its product and service offerings in the RFID space, including the development of to be shortly introduced RFID enable smart cars and tags, because this market is poised for dramatic growth, both in applications and usage due to technology advancements resulting in enhanced productivity and security across multiple industry sectors. The new initiative seeks to facilitate this growth, supporting business as varied as ski resorts and hospitals, by drawing on Bristol ID’s 35 year heritage of developing unique card-based identification solutions.
The company will be introducing its new line of RFID UHF asset tags and hangtags, along with other new products. These are manufactured in a variety of thicknesses and shapes, application for the new UHF products include supply chain management, document tracking, transportation and event ticketing, counterfeit management, access control, asset tagging and related usage.
Bristol ID was founded in 1975 and is a manufacturer of custom plastic cards, and tags used in the ID & Security, Gift & Loyalty, Promotional Products and Print industries. The state-of-the-art custom built facility in Lima, New York, just south of Rochester has a strong management team and the support of its investors.
The new offerings are featuring a complete line of Mifare, Proximity and UHF RFID cards and tags are Contactless IC card used for security access or people tracking. The frequency range is 860 MHz to 960 MHz. Typically these have a read range of 10-20+ feet in most instances, but there are also other applications in tags.
They are custom designed to meet the specific application, performance, pricing and fulfilment requirements of customers servicing a wide variety of industries, including education, government, healthcare, hospitality, sports, leisure and transportation. Mifare cards utilize proprietary technology based upon ISO/IEC 14443 Type A 13.56 MHz contactless smart card standard. With more than 1 billion smart card IC’s and 10 million read components sold, Mifare is the dominant technology in contactless smart card projects including mass transit and access management. The technology applies also to other areas of application.