RFID TagSource, a leading specialty provider of RFID tagging solutions, and Tracient Technologies, a leading designer and manufacturer of wireless handheld RFID readers, have signed a distribution agreement whereby RFID TagSource will distribute Tracients RFID reader products in the US, Canada and Mexico.
The Tracient line of HF and UHF wireless, handheld and mobile RFID readers has been designed specifically for applications where deployment flexibility and close proximity reads are attractive options. Examples include asset tracking, inventory management and contactless ticketing applications. Tracient handheld units include out-of-the box support for Bluetooth connectivity to popular handheld computers such as Motorola, BlackBerry and other leading mobile devices providing RFID capability to existing mobile applications.
The Tracient products fit an attractive niche in the handheld mobile RFID reader market, said Kevin Donahue, Managing Director of RFID TagSource. "The lightweight ergonomic design combined with an intuitive software interface and multiple connectivity options is unique. They are truly elegant in their simplicity.
RFID TagSource will be providing sales, marketing and technical support for the Tracient products in North America. These readers will be added to the ever expanding line of standards based RFID products available at www.rfidtagsource.com.
We are really excited to be working with RFID TagSource to support our partners and customers in the North American market, said Grant Pugh, Tracient CEO. They have an established network of RFID solution providers and a great reputation for exceeding customer expectations. Working with their team is a logical fit as we expand our business opportunities in North America.
We have built our business on providing customers and partners with RFID tagging solutions for challenging applications, said Donahue. Offering the Tracient readers is a logical extension of our business model and is highly complimentary to offerings from our current technology alliance partners.