Intermec Technologies has announced that big-name industrial supplies manufacturer Honeywell is its latest Rapid Start RFID patent licensee.
Intermec holds more than 154 RFID patents covering broad areas of supply chain applications, according to a company press release.
Honeywell’s license will give it access to this technology with respect to portable RFID readers.
Intermec Grants RFID Patent Licenses to Honeywell
EVERETT, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 3, 2008–Intermec Technologies Corp. (NYSE:IN), the leader in automated data capture technologies, announced that Honeywell, Inc. (NYSE:HON), has become a Rapid Start licensee under Intermec’s RFID patents following its acquisition of Hand Held Products, Inc.
Intermec holds more than 154 RFID patents covering broad areas of supply chain applications. Intermec’s patents cover all global standards and classes for the practice of RFID technology, including EPCglobal Class 0, Class 1, Class 1 Generation 2, ISO, ETSI and others. Honeywell’s license will give it access to this technology with respect to portable RFID readers.
Honeywell joins 22 other licensees under Intermec’s RFID patents, including Accu-sort, Avery Dennison, AWID, Cisco, Datamax, EM Micro, Feig Electronics, Hand Held Products, LXE, Motorola, Philips Semiconductor, PSC, Psion Teklogix, Sato, Sharp Corp., Symbol Technologies, Texas Instruments, Thingmagic, Toppan Printing, Tyco, Transcore and Zebra Technologies.
With the addition of Honeywell to its group of RFID licensees, Intermec continues to support RFID end users and suppliers by ensuring that the market has an ample supply of high-quality, properly licensed RFID equipment from global manufacturers.
About Intermec, Inc.
Intermec, Inc. (NYSE:IN), develops, manufactures and integrates technologies that identify, track and manage supply chain assets. Core technologies include RFID, mobile computing and data collection systems, bar code printers and label media. The Company’s products and services are used by customers in many industries worldwide to improve the productivity, quality and responsiveness of business operations. For more information about Intermec, visit www.intermec.com or call 800-347-2636. Contact Intermec Investor Relations Director Kevin McCarty at [email protected], 425-265-2472.
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