Convergence Systems recently announced that the company has been awarded the 2009 Asia Pacific Frost & Sullivan Product Differentiation Excellence Award for the RFID Readers Market. This award is presented to Convergence Systems Limited for their innovation of an RFID handheld reader which performs as good as a fixed reader with twice over the level of performance than similar hand-held readers available in the market today.
The Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Differentiation Excellence is presented each year to the company that has best demonstrated the ability to develop and/or advance products with more innovative capabilities than competing vendors and products. This Award recognizes the company's successful adoption of new or existing technology that has become a part of its well-designed product family. Such innovation is expected to significantly contribute to the industry in terms of product performance and degree/rate of technical change.
"The CS101 handheld RFID reader manufactured by Convergence Systems Limited (CSL) provides a new benchmark in terms of price performance ratio as well as in terms of portability without compromising on features. CSL leverages its strong product development and R&D team, combined with its integrated manufacturing and testing facility in China, to provide a compelling value proposition to its clients and prospects to spur RFID adoption in Asia and globally," says Sanjay Singh, Asia Pacific Vice President of Industrial Technologies Practice, Frost & Sullivan.
CSL has received high-tech certification from the government of China. According to the Chinese government, CSL produces technology (UHF RFID) that they consider as important for China's vast manufacturing activities.
"We are extremely proud to have received this award from such a prestigious firm as Frost & Sullivan. When we launched CSL's hand-held development effort, we listened to many companies in the industry and we tried to incorporate as many of their requested features as possible. Hopefully, we have met the majority of their application needs," says Jerry Garrett, Managing Director of Convergence Systems Limited.
CSL's CS101 is certified to be used in USA/Canada, Europe, Japan, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, South Korea, amongst others. The design of the reader antenna, varies by country depending on their needs, and is customized accordingly. They can be horizontal linear polarization, vertical linear polarization or circular polarization to meet the requirement for different application scenarios.
Founded in 2000, Convergence Systems Limited (CSL) is a leading engineering company and manufacturer of RFID (radio frequency identification) readers, antennas, RFID modules, and RFID tags. CSL's readers have built-in middleware and edge server application software supporting EPC Gen2 specifications. CSL was established to deliver a broad portfolio of RFID products to distributors and system integrators in logistic management, supply chain, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, access control, asset and security management, transportation, and retail industries around the world. www.convergence.com.hk
CSL is affiliated with Chung Nam Electronics (CNE) and is a member of the Chung Nam Group. The group was founded in 1935 and has over 19,000 employees with global operations. CNE is a value-added Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) Company with OEM and ODM capabilities. CNE provides total outsourcing solutions to international clients through value engineering and interactive design. Specializing in RF & wireless technologies, CNE's products include: RFID tags and readers, 802.11 a/b/g/n Network Interface Modules/Cards, RF Point-Of-Sales Systems, GPS/GSM tracking systems and other OEMODM wireless products. www.cne.com.hk
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