ams AG, a provider of high performance analog ICs and sensors, announced at CARTES America (Las Vegas, 23-25 April) that a new range of payment terminals from NBS Payment Solutions containing its AS3911 reader IC have gained EMV certification.
NXP has announced at Cards & Payments Singapore that it is near completion of its part of the 172m pieces supplied into the eKTP project. Launched in 2011, the eKTP project is one of the largest national eID deployments across the globe. The eKTP cards for 172 million citizens are part of a nationwide, multi-application, complete eID-system that comprises data capturing solutions, servers, data storage, biometric matching and smart cards, plus various infrastructure and networking solutions.
Smartrac, a developer, manufacturer, and supplier of RFID transponders and inlays, announced that Clemens J. Joos shall be appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chairman of the Management Board. The Supervisory Board has decided to propose the formal appointment as Director A and Member of the Management Board at the Smartrac Annual General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on June 18, 2013.
tagItron, a manufacturer and provider of special RFID transponders and RFID components introduces its new product line: vulcanisable rubber tags.
Themed „tag it easy“ tagItron presents its new portfolio of HF and UHF rubber tags for vulcanization in rubber hose, -tires, -gaskets, -membranes, -conveyor belts or applications where tags will be mounted by a special glue on a rubber surface.
William Frick & Company, a supplier of customized identification products including RFID tags, announced that Delta Air Lines has selected their custom RFID tags to address Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) needs for their flyable safety equipment. By using SmartMark RFID tags from Frick to streamline the audit process for safety equipment, Delta improved inspection time from approximately 10 man hours to less than 3 minutes. Delta maintains safety and compliance, while realizing significant time and cost savings, while capturing more data.
SkyeTek, a provider of RFID reader modules for OEMs, has announced availability of the Gemini, a Mifare and NFC reader module. The Gemini continues SkyeTek’s tradition of offering high quality and feature rich RFID products in an easy to use package. This is also SkyeTek’s first product targeting the NFC market, which is predicted to grow exponentially in 2013.
With new products for automatic vehicle detection Kathrein RFID makes its first appearance at the fair Parken in Wiesbaden, Germany. There Kathrein RFID will present new products from June 19th to 20th. In order to satisfy the growing demands on modern RFID UHF systems, Kathrein RFID has launched a new KRAI product series. Due to the integration of the "Kathrein RFID Antenna Interface" for RFID readers and antennas, it is now possible to use a multitude of new functions in a complete RFID system and to control these automatically.
NXP Semiconductors N.V. today announced the launch of the UCODE 7 UHF IC, which according to NXP sets a new industry standard for performance, versatility and speed in RFID supply chain applications. Working with key players in the industry including Avery, Motorola Solutions and Zebra, NXP has produced a best-in-class solution that delivers consistently high performance in all global markets, reinforcing the company’s leadership in UHF chips.
Identive Group, Inc. today announced that it has received orders for four million near field communication (NFC) tags to support two large new customer projects. Three million NFC Type 2 tags will be used for a mobile retail application in France and one million NFC TOM™ (Tag on Metal) phone stickers will enable a banking and payment program in Africa. 800,000 of the NFC tags and all of the NFC phone stickers are scheduled to ship during the current quarter.