GAO RFID Asset Tracking, a member of Canada’s GAO Group, has introduced a new UHF Gen 2 RFID reader with eight antenna ports. The new reader, GAO product number GAO216001, is optimized for ODM platforms and is designed for deployment in a variety of supply chain management and access control applications.
The new device offers eight antenna ports, four for reading and four for listening functions. This multi-functional design is a first for the RFID market. The device also deploys digital signal processing technology, enabling an improved performance in read ratios and sensitivity.
The reader has had successful test deployment in areas including service, warehousing, distribution and shop floors. It is appropriate for outdoor operation and use in harsh manufacturing and processing environments.