;
Home / Knowledge / News / Information Technology / Alien Technology introduces enhanced RFID reader
Alien Technology introduces enhanced RFID reader
25
Apr '13
Alien Technology, an industry leader in Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Ultra High Frequency (UHF) products and services, announced the Alien ALR-9680 commercial-grade UHF RFID reader that provides enterprise grade 4-port flexibility with Alien's industry leading ease-of-use, reader "intelligence" and robustness.

"The ALR-9680 further bolsters Alien's growing reader product family at a compelling new price point," said Mike Frieswyk, Alien Technology, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "This new reader brings the flexibility of 4-antenna ports and Alien Reader Protocol, which adds local intelligence and processing inside the reader and reduces the processing overhead required elsewhere in the system."

Housed in a slim-height metal chassis, the rugged reader is built to survive in rough environments that may also require low height clearance. Many ALR-9680 features are geared to lowering the cost of set-up and system implementation, including:

4 monostatic-antenna ports that lend themselves to low-cost antenna systems;

-Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) that takes power from any existing Ethernet infrastructure, eliminating the need for external power supplies; and

-Autonomous mode of operation that reduces network traffic and minimizes central processing, helping make large roll-outs more scalable.

-The ALR-9680 shares common software architecture with the Alien ALR-9650 integrated antenna "smart reader." This allows customers and partners to easily port their solutions across the product range with minimal effort.

-The ALR-9680 is suitable for small cost-sensitive roll-outs or, due to the on-reader processing; the reader can be used in large-scale implementations that want to minimize the amount of central processing consumed by each reader. This local-processing allows for increased scalability and reduced central compute infrastructure and cost. The inclusion of PoE with this form-factor also allows the reader to be used in tight areas that have no power supply.

The ALR-9680 joins Alien's other reader products:

-ALR-9650: Integrated antenna "smart reader"

-ALR-9900+: Enterprise class 4-port reader

-ALH-90xx: Family of four compact "connected" handheld readers

The ALR-9680 is available today in North America and China, with other regions to follow. It will also be demonstrated at RFID Journal LIVE April 30 - May 2, 2013 in Orlando, Fla., at the Alien Booth (#326).

About Alien Technology

Founded in 1994, Alien Technology is a leading technology and product provider of UHF Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Integrated Circuits (IC), tags, readers and professional services. Alien Gen 2 products, along with software solutions from partners, help solve business problems for customers to improve productivity, processes, security and asset tracking for closed-loop and supply chain systems. These solutions are implemented in industries such as consumer packaged goods, retail apparel, manufacturing, transportation, airports and cargo logistics, government and defense, and more. Alien's facilities include corporation headquarters in Morgan Hill, CA; the Alien RFID Solutions Center in the Dayton, OH region; and a sales office in Shanghai, China. Alien is a member of EPCglobal.

Alien Technology


Must ReadView All

Bangladesh jute industry at risk due to old technology

Textiles | On 18th Dec 2018

Bangladesh jute industry at risk due to old technology

Bangladesh’s jute industry is losing productivity and competitiveness ...

Cotton trading pace slows down in Brazilian market

Textiles | On 18th Dec 2018

Cotton trading pace slows down in Brazilian market

With the low quality of the batches available in the Brazilian market ...

Courtesy: Destination Maternity

Apparel/Garments | On 18th Dec 2018

Destination Maternity reports sales of $92.8 mn in Q3

Destination Maternity Corporation, the world’s leading maternity...

Interviews View All

Top executives, Association

Top executives
Association

'Support and Outreach' huge relief for MSMEs

Akash Khetan, Narayan Tex Fab

Akash Khetan
Narayan Tex Fab

I find it hard to find professionals in Surat

Nitin Soni, Dolphin Jingwei Machines

Nitin Soni
Dolphin Jingwei Machines

Taxation policies need to be made simpler

Kalai Selvi,

Kalai Selvi

Vidyashilp Academy in Bengaluru is the country's first Fairtrade School....

Lin Jing,

Lin Jing

Jiangsu New Victor is a Chinese mechanical equipment manufacturing...

Shivani Swamy,

Shivani Swamy

The Livinguard Technology is owned by Green Impact Holding AG based in...

Iago Castro Asensio, RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Georg Reinhold, Trützschler  Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers

Georg Reinhold
Trützschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers

Trützschler Nonwovens & Man-Made Fibers, a part of the Trützschler Group,...

Dr. Rene Wollert, Freudenberg Nonwovens

Dr. Rene Wollert
Freudenberg Nonwovens

Dr. Rene Wollert discusses the current scenario of the global nonwovens...

Adriano Goldschmied, AG Jeans

Adriano Goldschmied
AG Jeans

The hype around 'designer jeans' was created by him. And the new wave of...

Hemant & Nandita, Hemant & Nandita

Hemant & Nandita
Hemant & Nandita

The designer duo of Hemant & Nandita are known for being inspired by...

Robert Brunner, Devereux

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


December 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search