TDC appointed distributor of Texas Instruments RFID range

TDC has added Texas Instruments full range of RFID products which provide an economical tracking solution for a wide variety of industries including logistics, retail, finance, automotive and security.

The appointment extends a six year relationship on semiconductor products between Texas Instruments and Abacus Group, TDCs parent company.

Texas Instruments RFID solutions, available now from TDC, provide batteryless automatic data and information collecting solutions for a vast array of diverse applications from anti-counterfeiting, asset tracking, animal identification and tracking, payment kiosks, laundry identification to tracking library books.

TDC has a recognised expertise in wireless technology and we are pleased to appoint them as a distributor of our RFID products, said Christian Krieber, European RFID Distribution Manager, Texas Instruments. We are impressed by their knowledge and specialist technical support which gives us great confidence and builds on our successful relationship with the Abacus Group.

Commenting on the new franchise, Jerry Sandy, managing director, TDC said: We pride ourselves in being able to offer our customers the best solutions for the wireless and communications markets and are delighted to now be able to offer this very wide portfolio of RFID solutions from the market leaders.

Texas Instruments product range includes transponders with low, high and ultra-high frequencies for a variation in read ranges and use with different materials. RFID tags are available as buttons, cards, keyrings, glass beads and inlays, and the readers include chip level products, modules and complete reader systems.

Low cost full development kits and technical support is available directly from TDC.


About TDC

TDC (part of the Abacus Group), is a technical component distributor specialising in embedded components for wireless applications such as GSM, GPRS, GPS, Bluetooth, WiFi and ZigBee. TDCs customers place as much value on the world-class technical support the company provides as the high quality products it distributes.


About Abacus Group plc

Abacus Group plc is one of the leading distributors of electronic components in Europe, with directly owned companies having locations in every major European electronics market.

Abacus Group companies are marketed in four groups:

Abacus Electronic Component Distribution (ECD) has a portfolio of 180 franchises within 12 trading operations providing technical distribution services through locally based sales offices.

The Specialist Distribution group covers businesses offering displays and communications expertise, and includes Trident, Axess and TDC.

Abacus Own Brand encompasses Dubilier and Eledis and Emcon Components offering competitively priced, quality passives, electro-mechanical components and batteries.

Alpha 3 Manufacturing provides electromechanical sub contract manufacture, under three trading operations: DEM Manufacturing, CTL Manufacturing and CCS Electronics.

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