Psion Teklogix, a global provider of solutions for mobile computing, wireless data collection and RFID and CAEN RFID, a leading supplier of Ultra High-Frequency (UHF) RFID systems, introduced a new version of the WORKABOUT PRO. An Ultra High-Frequency RFID reader is now available for the European market, further enhancing the multimedia data capture capabilities of the WORKABOUT PRO. Operating at 869.5 MHz, Ultra High Frequency RFID is often used in applications such as asset tracking or closed-loop supply chain logistics.
"We have been working together with Psion Teklogix to achieve the highest UHF read performance available with a cost-effective and low power consumption reader," said Giovanni Grieco, marketing director, CAEN RFID. "Combining the RFID reader and the WORKABOUT PRO handheld computer enables Psion Teklogix to develop RFID solutions for a wider range of vertical markets in Europe."
"The CAEN reader module is so compact it allows us to provide our customers with a truly user-friendly, ergonomic solution, compared to the larger RFID readers on the market," said Pierre Bonnefoy, director, RFID solutions, Psion Teklogix EMEA. "And the fact that it is Class 1 and Gen 2 compliant provides European customers with leading edge RFID technology at their fingertips." The WORKABOUT PRO is a rugged hand-held computer with the power to run advanced applications to meet the needs of the enterprise user. It delivers reliable performance in harsh environments and is able to withstand multiple drops from a height of four feet onto concrete. This rugged design enables it to meet customers' real-time communications needs in almost any work situation. The rugged device also utilizes Windows CE .NET, allowing it to be tailored to the specific needs of any particular mobile workforce.
About Psion Teklogix
Psion Teklogix is a global provider of solutions for mobile computing and wireless data collection. The company's fully integrated mobile computing solutions include rugged hardware, secure wireless networks, robust software, professional services and exceptional support programs. Psion Teklogix is committed to helping its customers reap the benefits of new and emerging technologies, including image capture and RFID. With over three decades of industry experience, Psion Teklogix has customers in more than 80 countries around the world, and over 36 sales and support offices in 17 countries. Psion Teklogix is headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, with additional corporate offices in America, Europe and Asia. Psion Teklogix is the operating business of Psion PLC, For more information, visit www.psionteklogix.com.
About CAEN RFID
CAEN RFID is a privately owned Italian company, leading supplier of UHF RFID readers and tags. The company was launched recently as a spin-off of CAEN S.p.A. (Costruzioni Apparecchiature Elettroniche Nucleari), a world-leading company with 27 years of experience in electronics for particle and nuclear physics. Using this expertise, CAEN RFID has acquired an outstanding knowledge in RFID technology, developing and marketing the first European long range UHF RFID reader compliant to the new ETSI requirements. CAEN RFID can offer today a wide range of RFID readers and tags, capable of long distance reading. All the readers are fully compliant with the European ETSI rules and EPC Gen2 protocol, able to cover distances of 5-6m with on-metal passive tags. As an active participant of ETSI and EPCGlobal working groups, CAEN RFID is committed to provide customers with readers and tags that meet ISO/EPC standards and ETSI/FCC requirements. For more information, visit www.caenrfid.it.