Toronto, Canada – GAO RFID Inc. is offering its 4-port fixed UHF Gen 2 RFID reader which can be managed and configured with remote tools that provide pre-configured files for simplified setup. It is a cost-effective tool for business class applications such as item-level inventory management and IT asset management.
This highly integrated 4-port fixed UHF Gen 2 RFID reader, model 236024, offers four mono-static antenna ports and is compliant with EPC global Class1 Gen 2 and ISO 186000-6C standards. It provides integrated Power over Ethernet (PoE), which simplifies deployment and reduces cost by eliminating the need for AC outlet installation at read points.
It is equipped with EPC Global Low Level Reader Protocol (LLRP) for easy integration into existing back end infrastructure including wireless LANS, Microsoft BizTalk and IBM WebSphere. In addition, it uses an Intel XScale® processor with 64 MB DRAM and 64 MB Flash memory as well as Win CE OS enabling it to host third party applications which simplifies application deployment.
This 4-port UHF Gen 2 RFID reader belongs to GAO’s family of Gen 2 EPC (UHF) RFID Readers. This line has four categories including Gen 2 fixed RFID reader, Gen 2 handheld RFID reader, Gen 2 Desktop RFID reader and Gen 2 Embedded RFID reader. A featured product in this line is UHF GenTop™ Standalone RFID Reader/Writer which supports both EPC Class1 GEN 1 and GEN 2 Protocols operating in the UHF 860-960 MHz band in both North America and the EU.
GAO’s family also includes a series of RFID software suitable for any RFID reader that is either serial connected or on an IP network. One is LocateWare which enables comprehensive tracking, locating and identification for a wide range of businesses. LocateWare working in conjunction with RFID readers and RFID tags can significantly improve the utilization of critical resources and reduce search time and increase overall efficiency and security. GAO RFID also offers solutions that utilize low frequency (LF) and high frequency (HF) for the livestock tracking and monitoring industry. Access control solutions can require the rigid standards of HF or the flexibility of UHF (Ultra High Frequency) or active technology.