Alien Technology’s latest RFID reader products now support the Intel UHF RFID Transceiver R1000, the company announced today.
Alien plans to offer readers in new, smaller form factors with the advanced EPCglobal Gen 2 and software-enhanced features. The Intel R1000 will enable RFID readers to be used in a broader spectrum of new application segments, Alien folks said at press time.
“Alien plans to utilize this new highly integrated offering to accelerate the development of reader products for new segments,” said Susan Pearson, VP of alliances for the Morgan Hill, Calif.-based company. “Intel’s commitment to RFID underscores the substantial market opportunity, and we look forward to working together in addressing this rapidly expanding market.”
Alien Technology® Announces Support for the Intel® UHF RFID Transceiver R1000
MORGAN HILL, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alien Technology Corporation today announced plans to offer RFID Readers based on the new Intel® UHF RFID Transceiver R1000. The new Alien® RFID reader products will capitalize on the high levels of integration and performance of the Intel R1000 to address new and emerging market opportunities for RFID readers worldwide. Alien plans to offer readers in new, smaller form factors with the advanced EPCglobal Gen 2 and software enhanced features typical of Alien readers.
“The Intel R1000 will enable the proliferation of RFID readers in a variety of form factors addressing a broad spectrum of new application segments. Alien plans to utilize this new highly integrated offering to accelerate the development of reader products for new segments,” said Susan Pearson, VP Alliances, Alien Technology Corporation. “Intel’s commitment to RFID underscores the substantial market opportunity, and we look forward to working together in addressing this rapidly expanding market.”
“Alien has a rich history of technology leadership in the RFID industry,” said Michael J. Reed, General Manager, RFID Operations, Intel Corporation. “We look forward to the unveiling of an innovative Alien product family that comprehends the integration and performance of the Intel R1000 transceiver.”
About Alien Technology
Alien Technology provides UHF Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) products and services to customers in retail, consumer goods, manufacturing, defense, transportation and logistics, pharmaceuticals and other industries. Organizations use Alien’s RFID products and services to improve the effectiveness, efficiency and security of their supply chains, logistics and asset tracking operations. Alien’s products include RFID tags, RFID readers and related training and professional services. Alien’s patented Fluidic Self Assembly (FSA) technology and related proprietary manufacturing processes are designed to enable the manufacture of high volume, low cost RFID tags.
Alien was founded in l994. The company’s facilities include: its corporate headquarters in Morgan Hill, CA; an RFID tag manufacturing facility in Fargo, ND; the Alien RFID Solutions Center, in the Dayton, Ohio area, and sales offices in the US, Europe and Asia. Alien is a member of EPCglobal. More information about Alien is available at www.alientechnology.com.